Rock Pocket Video games and Funcom have introduced Moons of Insanity, a first-person “cosmic horror sport.” The expertise appears to be like to be within the vein of space-set horrors like Alien, however with a Lovecraftian twist. It is going to be launched round Halloween 2019, so be looking out this fall.
Take a look at the primary take a look at Moons of Insanity right here:
In Moons of Insanity, you step into the sneakers of Shane Newheart. He works on the Mars-set outpost of Invictus. It’s run by the enigmatic Orochi Group (followers of Secret Worlds Legends—one other Funcom sport—could acknowledge that title). Nonetheless, true to type, nothing here’s what it appears. As the opposite members of the Invictus staff are discovered lacking from the bottom, more unusual occurrences start to happen. As you dig deeper into the thriller, chances are you’ll study that you just aren’t alone on Mars in spite of everything.
Moons of Insanity appears to be like to be a mix of all several types of horror. Whereas there’s an apparent science fiction aspect, we’re additionally promised some Lovecraftian horror, simply in case the isolation of area wasn’t scary sufficient. Based mostly on the trailer, it appears to be like like there’s not a giant emphasis on fight, which is able to make the following occasions extra-terrifying. Whereas it does happen in the identical universe as Secret Worlds Legneds and makes use of numerous the identical mythology, Moons of Insanity will be performed utterly by itself.
Whereas Moons of Insanity was initially revealed in 2017, it is a new iteration of the idea that got here to be after Funcom got here on board. This re-reveal guarantees a sport that has “expanded gameplay and scope” from what we first noticed. Moreover Secret Worlds Legends, Funcom most not too long ago put out video games like Mutant 12 months Zero:Street to Eden and Conan Exiles.
Moons of Insanity will launch in Fall 2019 for the PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC.