Canadian indie dev Over the Moon Games has announced The Fall Part 2: Unbound is delayed until February 2018. It’s the sequel to The Fall, a 2014 side-scrolling platform and adventure game which saw you take the roll of an artificial intelligence. In the first game, the Autonomous Robotic Interface Device (A.R.I.D) of a combat exoskeleton had to take over when the pilot is unresponsive. It was well received by critics, and the sequel was announced earlier this year for the Nintendo Switch, alongside the PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 version.
The decision to delay the game is partly to allow some extra polish to be added. And as the press release admits, to also avoid the packed pre-Christmas gaming release schedule.
“We are really excited about our new project and we want to thank all of our fans for their continued patience. The team at Over The Moon have poured their hearts and souls into making sure that everything in The Fall Part 2: Unbound is there for a reason,” said John Warner, CEO of Over The Moon, “With The Fall Part 2: Unbound, our goal is to give players a deeper level of gameplay and story integration than they have ever seen before. We want this game to shock you, excite you, make you laugh, thematically challenge you and put you in situations you have never been in before. It’s our highest goal that video games can change people for the better, and The Fall part 2: Unbound is as rich with interesting ideas as it is fun to play.”
The second game will once again mix Metroid type action with point-and-click adventure, and see you once again controlling A.R.I.D. This time, the abandoned and broken AI will be trying to build her own rules whilst avoiding being destroyed for good. Which sounds pretty interesting…
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