Modern day games are not afraid to present players with all manner of mysteries, but it is seriously these tackling a lot more significant subjects that have a tendency to stick with us the longest.
This is some thing Norway-primarily based developer Sarepta Studio knows a point or two about, obtaining created a habit of shedding light on sensitive themes with releases like Shadow Puppeteer and the BAFTA award-winning My Kid Lebensborn. This very same time, care and focus is now going into its subsequent title, Project Thalassa, a new initially-individual Computer game which aims to discover the depths of trauma.
Project Thalassa is a psychological drama which tells the story of a deep-sea diver in search of to uncover the mystery behind their sunken shipwreck. Despite the fact that it really is nevertheless a extended way from launch, the developer not too long ago released a teaser trailer for the project which hints at the game’s emotionally charged, psychological themes.
Sarepta Studio has a fantastic track record for placing out emotionally impactful and atmospheric games. This was formally recognised by the business back in 2019, when the developer won the BAFTA ‘Games Beyond Entertainment’ category for its operate on My Kid Lebensborn, earning praise for its clever method to the difficult subject of young children of war. And now with Project Thalassa Sarepta Studio is currently difficult at operate consulting with trauma psychologists and veteran deep-sea divers to assure that mental injury is handled precisely.
Project Thalassa is nevertheless really substantially in the early days of improvement, but these eager to study a lot more about the project can appear forward to Sarepta Studio CEO Catharina Bohler speaking a lot more about the developer’s operate for the duration of Devcom in Germany subsequent week. Right here Catharina will reveal a lot more about what to count on from Project Thalassa, as nicely as what it really is like to operate on games that dive deep into complicated themes. Quickly soon after Sarepta Studio will also be undertaking a Twitch stream with ColorfulMartian, on Friday 16th August, exactly where members of the public can ask queries and potentially win the initially official Project Thalassa merch.
If you’d like to keep up to date with improvement, be positive to take a look at Project Thalassa’s official game web page.