Acclaimed point-and-click journey specialist Wadjet Eye Video games has revealed that Technobabylon: Birthright, its upcoming cyberpunk thriller sequel, will shirk the studio’s two-dimensional heritage to change into its very first 3D recreation.
Should you’re a fan of point-and-clickers, you may nearly actually know Wadjet Eye; since its inception in 2006, the corporate has created and revealed the celebrated likes of the supernatural thriller Blackwell collection, sci-fi thriller Gemini Rue, and final 12 months’s astonishingly good urban fantasy Unavowed, a form of hard-boiled X-Information, however with added magic and demons.
Technobabylon, developed by Technocrat Video games and revealed by Wadjet Eye, launched in 2015, and follows the adventures of three characters caught up in an online of conspiracy and homicide, all unfolding within the futuristic, AI-governed metropolis of Newton.
Technocrat’s sequel continues to be one thing of a thriller by way of its story, however Wadjet Eye founder Dave Gilbert has now shared some images of the new game – and it is notable for being the corporate’s very first foray into the heady world of 3D. Beforehand, Wadjet Eye’s output (each as creator and writer) has favoured hand-drawn 2D artwork, heavy on the nostalgic pixels, however Technobabylon 2 is doing polygon’s prefer it’s 1999.
Or not far off a minimum of; Technobabylon 2 sports activities an atmospheric, however distinctly old-school, aesthetic that, regardless of the shift to the third dimension, nonetheless manages to maintain it feeling like a part of the Wadjet Eye household. As Gilbert joked on Twitter, “After I began Wadjet Eye in 2006, our video games appeared like they got here out 10-15 years earlier. By that metric nothing has actually modified.”
Technobabylon 2 is actually removed from unattractive although, even with out plenty of modern-day polish, and Gilbert admits that “it has been an fascinating expertise seeing how the 3D sausage is made. It requires much more planning for certain.” He additionally notes that the “3D factor” won’t stick round for future Wadjet Eye video games, “however for now we’re making an attempt it out.”
There’s presently no launch date for Technobabylon: Birthright, however hopefully Wadjet Eye and Technocrat Video games could have extra to share on that entrance quickly.