Hello there! I’m Steve Gaynor, one of many founders of Fullbright, the creators of Gone Dwelling – and at this time I’m actually excited to announce that we’re bringing our newest sport, Tacoma, to PlayStation four! Tacoma is on the market to pre-order on PS4 for a particular low cost proper now and can formally launch on PlayStation on Might eight!
At Fullbright, we’re identified for our concentrate on emotional tales and immersive locations. Gone Dwelling was all about exploring a household’s home and discovering who they have been by what they left behind. However with Tacoma, we needed to push ourselves additional: to deliver the participant nearer to the story, placing them in the course of the moments these characters skilled, giving gamers new interactive instruments to find each element of the story because it unfolds.
So in Tacoma, you discover a high-tech area station within the 12 months 2088 – and you employ the station’s 3D recording and playback expertise to place your self “within the room” as previous moments within the lacking crew’s lives occur throughout you. It’s a very new method of enjoying as an “interactive investigator,” each shifting your self by means of the station’s bodily area as a detective discovering objects and clues that let you know about who these persons are, and in addition shifting the timeline of occasions ahead and again by means of these immersive 3D recordings, pausing, rewinding, and discovering each second of the scenes the station’s surveillance expertise has captured.
In a single scene you would possibly hear a heated argument occurring in a single hidden hall, after which rewind and discover tender second between two crewmembers was taking place at the very same time in simply the following room. Otherwise you would possibly expertise a disastrous explosion rock the station whereas observing occasions within the administrator’s workplace, then rewind the timeline to find what every different member of the crew was doing main as much as that essential level.
You even have entry to the non-public communications and “digital desktops” of every crewmember, exhibiting you the key info that solely they’d, informing every particular person character’s distinctive perspective on the world and occasions round them – perspective that solely you, as a type of “digital detective,” have the instruments to uncover.
We’re so excited to deliver Tacoma to our followers on PS4 – and with Tacoma’s arrival on PlayStation, we’re additionally including a model new mode to the sport: the all-new Developer Commentary Mode, that includes over two hours of audio commentary from the writers, designers, artists and programmers who introduced Tacoma to life!
Whereas we intention to make our video games as seamless and immersive as potential, we additionally love listening to the bizarre behind-the-scenes tales of how our favourite video games are made, the place their inspirations got here from, and all of the methods of the commerce that went into bringing them to life – and that’s simply what we intention to deliver you with Tacoma’s Commentary Mode! Myself and my story associate Karla focus on the backstories of the characters and our speculative future world; our designers Tynan and Nina speak about all of the ins and outs of how the station was constructed; Hannah our programmer and Noël our animator speak about constructing the AR scenes and bringing these characters to life; Patrick our sound designer shares perception into the place the audio panorama of Tacoma got here from; and much more of us leap in to speak about their roles within the creation of the sport.
Should you’ve loved this glimpse into how Tacoma got here to be, I actually hope you’ll pre-order on PS4 proper now or purchase the sport when it launches on PS4 on Might eight! Should you order now, you’ll get the sport at a limited-time launch low cost that gained’t final lengthy. Thanks a lot for coming together with us on this journey. We will’t wait so that you can play Tacoma in your PS4!