Square Enix announced its new IP Left Alive at the Tokyo Games Show 2017. Initial reaction to the title was positive.
During Playstaions’s Tokyo Game Show Press Conference which featured quite the announcements however in my opinion the most significant one pertaining to new IP’s was Square Enix’s Left Alive. The new IP named Left Alive is while shrouded in mystery of its narrative and gameplay mechanics some cool things about its development wererevealed.
The development consists of veteran creators namley being Yoji Shinkawa who was the artist for the original Metal Gear Series whose artwork can clearly be seen in the teaser. Shinji Hashimoto taking up the mantle of Producer whose famous works are Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts franchises. Toshifumi Nabeshima the director of the Armored Core series and akayuki Yanase, mech designer on Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, and Xenoblade Chronicles X all of these are veteran Japanese Creators who are teaming to develop Left Alive.
While no further details were announced regarding its Genre the game setting is however clear from the teaser trailer it seems some that it willfeature a post-apocalyptic world. No release date was announced but the game will come out during 2018 on Playstaion 4 and PC.
The game does look quite promising , and traits similar to the Metal Gear series are also apparent however minutely they may be. Left Alive is a sort of game that may just go on to be a hit new franchise for Square Enix , and only time will tell whether or not it turns out to be a huge success.
You can check out the teaser trailer below, which shows the game and its amazing settings.
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