‘Alto’s Journey’ devs announce new recreation, and it is all about sheep herding

Written by Jeff Lampkin

When you’ve performed the adorably zen Alto collection you understand what to anticipate on a vibe stage. Summerhill leans exhausting on the pastoral setting, emphasizing chill puzzle fixing at your personal tempo. The graphics recall the Alto collection and different indie standouts like Monument Valley. To that finish, the composer behind Monument Valley 2, Todd Baker, is right here to ship a “folk-inspired” soundtrack.

On the gameplay entrance, the dev guarantees “fluid herding-based gameplay” and “light problem-solving,” together with a story thriller concerning the panorama’s historical previous. You’ll even be herding and corralling your sheep alongside together with your trusty canine, all whereas honing expertise to sort out “more and more extra complicated puzzles.” The narrative is wordless however the dev guarantees it’s rife with “themes of responsibility, companionship and morality.”

Summerhill is a completely new IP that goals to construct on the themes that we care about most as a studio,” writes Land & Sea founder Harry Nesbitt. “In some ways, sheep herding is in our DNA and we actually needed to do justice to this timeless custom and inform a narrative that would solely be informed on this method.”

There’s no launch date but, because the title is at present in lively improvement, nevertheless it’s far sufficient alongside for a trailer. This group has been busy these days. Some members, regrouped as Snowman Video games, not too long ago launched an unique title for Netflix.

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