While we’ve known that Guerrilla Games is developing a brand new IP (see here at the 2:20 mark), no real details have come out for the game, outside of rumors and supposed leaks.
This recent leak passed us by as we didn’t want to comment on the supposed leaked concept art (seen above and below), but now I’ve decided to take a bite at the supposed open world sci-fi RPG.
Code named “Horizon”, let’s move onto the glut of information that has reportedly been leaked for the title.
(I tried to track down the other two screenshots without watermarks, but I couldn’t. If you guys have seen them, please let me know and I’ll replace them.)
Now take this with a grain of salt, but several supposed leakers across NeoGAF and Reddit are essentially saying the same thing about this title, and the various notable tidbits can be found below:
The story takes place in a post apocalyptic future where robots and artificial intelligence has evolved into predatory adaptations of real life creatures like animals and dinosaurs. Humans were beaten down into a pre-civilization state where they resorted to surviving off the land in hunter gatherer societies.
These technology deprived humans begin to scavenge for robot parts to create armor and weapons to help combat the beasts, but the core story revolves around a curious girl who is fascinated with exploring ruins of the old human civilization. There is a dedicated single player campaign, filled with open world experiences comparable to that of CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher series.
Gameplay was shown off to various insiders who report that Horizon is set within a massive open world in which either co-op multiplayer or very intelligent NPC partners will accompany you into battle. You’ll be using ropes to entangle and take down the giant robot beasties like the AT-ATs in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
While this isn’t confirmed yet, various leakers are saying that we’re not going to get the game until 2016 – so expect a reveal next year?
Editor’s Note: While we focus on the obscure, lesser known games, occasionally a big developer or a developer with a big budget will be developing something very fresh and new. This is the only time we make exceptions to our coverage.