Developer Odd Tales and Publisher Raw Fury announced during today’s Microsoft’s E3 Conference their new cinematic cyberpunk game — The Last Night. According to Odd Tales, the game is a 2.5D cinematic game that pushes the boundaries “on the path established by the greats such as Another World, Flashback and the Oddworld series”. The game takes place in what the developer are calling it a “rich post-cyberpunk world”, heavily inspired by film and anime such as Blade Runner, Akira, and Ghost in the Shell.
The player is set in an open-word, fill with 4 boasting unique districts, all with each own’s cultures, architecture, and industries. You’ll be able to travel in between these districts via taxis, ferries, or monorails—a world filled with crowds of people all while you’re handling your own troubles along the way. What we know of its gameplay is that the game features a combination of action and infiltration which varies from, driving down highways, flying drones, hacking androids to do your messy work, all while trying to remain undetected.
Odd Tales’ also revealed details for the game’s characters as “diverse” and “complex”, interacting with characters through meaningful and essential dialogue. The game will also have multiple-choice events, you’ll choose from a wide-range of different responses that include running away, arguing to gain more time, or simply pulling our your gun.
The Last Night is set to launch sometime in 2018 for various consoles, as of now only Xbox One, PC, and Mac are confirmed.