With Armistice Day approaching, marking the tip of World War I in 1918, of us together with the co-director of Valiant Hearts, English animation studio Aardman, and Elijah Wood out these there movies have come collectively to revisit it in 11-11: Memories Retold. Released final night time, the “narrative-driven, WWI experience” follows two fellas with very totally different causes to be at warfare, all wrapped up in a third-person notshooter with a painterly fashion. Have a glance within the launch trailer beneath.
Elijah Wood performs a naive Canadian photographer who’s signed up searching for journey, whereas fellow thespian Sebastian Koch voices a German engineer who’s hoping to search out his lacking son. Off they go on their journeys, jaunting throughout Europe and, I’d assume, getting up-close and private with the horrors of the First World War.
“This is a very special game for a very special moment,” mentioned inventive director Yoan Fanise, who co-founded builders DigixArt and beforehand co-directed WW1 ’em up Valiant Hearts at Ubisoft. “Player will face choices, some with small consequences and some with big. This is a game about life during war, both on the battlefield and beyond.”
I don’t know the way efficient it’s, however I suppose its likelihood is higher than, say, Battlefield 1.
11-11: Memories Retold is out now on Steam for £20/€30/$30. A wee story DLC is out too, poking at ephemera from two youngsters’s lives through the warfare, with “a portion of the proceeds” going to the charity War Child.