This will be the last trailer roundup for a few weeks, but I'm happy to say this is a really good one. Space, mourning, consequence, war, sociology, explosions, mushrooms, nightmares, milk, and river rapids.
Windows, OS X, Linux, XB1, VR | ?25+
Non-Steam early access starts today
A space roguelite which will support VR devices. They're beginning closed alpha access today and planning to cut off the ability to buy into it soon.
Fragments of Him
Windows; future PS4, XB1 | $TBA | May 3, 2016
From developer Sassybot: "Fragments of Him is a narrative game played in the first person. The story revolves around a tragic accident, and the life of the victim and his loved ones before and after the incident. The player plays through the events and the locations as if they were the spirit or intellect of the characters, making decisions and starting actions that progress the story. Through this snapshot of their lives we see that when a young man suddenly dies, left behind there will always be Fragments of Him." This started as a Ludum Dare 26 game and was one of my favorites that time around.
Windows, OS X | $TBA | Release TBA | Greenlight
At this point, I feel like "open world" and "your actions matter" have lost most of their meaning, slowly becoming buzz words in the realm of games press. This trailer for Great Cascade, however, gives those words some serious oomph. From the developer: "It's not a morality system. It's not a scripted story with branching paths. It's a system of cause and effect. Characters have unique personality traits, memories, and goals, so they act and react differently."
Windows, OS X, Linux | $15+ | February 2017 | Kickstarter
From the developer: "In a small kingdom on a vast continent, a family is torn apart by civil war. Alliances are made and broken as scheming noble families manipulate events to their advantage. A secretive group, sworn to d...