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Remember Me: Capcom announces new IP from Dontnod Entertainment

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 10:59 GMT By Dave Cook

Capcom has announced a new IP developed by French developer Dontnod called Remember Me. It is the same game that many sites were dubbing ‘Rain’ in a recent Sony trademark filing.

Codenamed ‘Adrift’ at Gamescom 2011, Remember Me focuses on the subject of memories that can be bought and sold, which has given rise to a black market.

Here’s the official reveal trailer:

The main character is a female called Nilin, and was seen running around Neo-Paris in 2084, as seen in a reveal trailer shown by Capcom, as she engages enemies in fist fights, climbs the architecture and more.

People are all implanted with Sensation Engines – or Sen-Sen – that capture memories that can be traded or exchanged freely online. The company that manufactures the Sen-Sen is called Memoryeyes, a corporation that controls the flow of memories.

The Errorists are a group of rebels fighting against Memoreyes. The main character is gifted and can access memories at will, and change them as she sees fit. Her employer Edge leads the group.

It’s the same gameplay footage that was rumoured to be part of a Sony trademark filing last week.

Dontnod shows off some gameplay as well, starting with a rainy Neo-Paris backdrop and the Memoreyes HQ. Nilin is seen walking up to the entrance casually, and finds she can’t break in as the building is locked down. She radios Edge for another plan.

Nilin is confronted by a huge aircraft which opens fire. Nilin runs off and climbs along the side of buildings Uncharted-style, but the aircraft keeps on hounding her. She finds herself trapped in a metallic halway, forced in by the gunfire.

She can also hack doors from a safe distance to block out the aircraft’s gunfire, as well as unlocking bared doors in an instant using her Sen-Sen implant. Running into a shopping precinct, Nilin is confronted by troops on foot.

Nilin then then unloads on them with a barrage of punches and kicks that ape Batman: Arkham City’s fluid combat, before using a Memory Unload finisher on them when stunned to frazzle their brains. More guard appear, and Nilin uses her Sen-Sen to evaporate their holographic riot shields.

In the bottom left corner of the HUD is a ability radial on L2 – signifying that this is a PS3 build – that has a move called Logic Bomb and a Sensory Overload, which is ground pound attack that vegetates enemies in a nearby radius.

With the goons evaded, Nilin finds herself in stealth mode on a dark rooftop, with the aircraft back and hovering menacingly overhead. Nilin hides in the shadows and finds her chance to strike, latching onto the underside of the craft and punching through the windshield, frying the controls, which causes the ship to lose control.

Nilin has a unique power called the Memory Remix that allows her to change people’s memories. In Capcom’s second gameplay presentation, she has been sent to remix the memories of the Memoreye’s security captian, Frank Forlan.

Walking the streets, Nilin can scan for specific people. She finds Forlan in his office trying to call his wife to come meet him, but she isn’t answering, causing him to get angry. Nilin then jacks into Forlan’s memories and then plants a fake memory in his mind in which they broke up earlier that day.

The player sees the memory play out in a cut-scene, in which Forlan and his wife squabble before she starts to walk out on him. You can then pause the clip, pan back and remix the memory further, changing elements. The player makes Frank think that he got angry and tried to shoot his wife.

You can choose to have Forlan keep the safety on and just threaten her, or make him think he took the safety off and actually shot her. Once Nilin dives out of Forlan, he genuinely believes he murdered his wife hours earlier, causing him to blow his own brains out in regret. Very smart.

The demo then ends. It looks great, sort of a hybrid between Uncharted and Deus Ex or even Syndicate in terms of hacking options.

Dontnod is a new studio assembled by ex-Criterion, Ubisoft and EA staff, and Remember me is out May 2013 on PS3 and Xbox 360.

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31 Comments

  1. Pytox

    Trailer here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3RHgXbu0L4

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Edo

    Thanks Zana.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Zana

    “Capcom and Dontnod entertainment are proud to announce Remember Me, a brand new action adventure title for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.”

    #3 3 years ago
  4. absolutezero

    Jesus almost everything from that trailer is cribbed from another recent game. Syndicate, Binary Domain, Deus Ex : HR, Batman AA/AC. At least try and hide some of the influences.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. daytripper

    Deus Ex with boobies ?

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Edo

    @4 Yep,it doesn’t seem to be very original.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Maximum Payne

    At least its new IP….from CAPCOM!

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Malmer

    Looks great! Super excited about this one. And I really dig that they have a release date. Plus one for female lead aswell. Hopefuly they will avoid tacking multiplayer on there…

    #8 3 years ago
  9. DoubleM

    US Trailer, with PC also in the platforms: youtu.be/ULQzVRcCu0s

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Dragon246

    So much for a sucker punch game.
    I hope it turns out to be good.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. DrDamn

    @7
    +1

    We want new IP! We want new IP! Not *that* new IP, different new IP!

    In other news we want the moon on a stick…

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Ireland Michael

    Has potential. It’s nice to see Capcom leveraging a new IP at least.

    Only problem is… it’s Capcom.

    The story will likely be terrible, the acting atrocious, and you’ll end up having to pay through the nose to play the other half of the game after its release.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Edo

    @12 They are only publishers(if I’m not mistaken)in this case,but some of the lines in that trailer do sound a bit cheesy….Capcom cheesy :) .

    #13 3 years ago
  14. ManuOtaku

    Looks great, me wants.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Ireland Michael

    @13 They’re the ones who set the mandates for what the game should be.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. absolutezero

    Why bother creating a new IP when almost everything of note is taken from an already existing series?

    New IP good. New IP that could easily be confused as a new entry in a franchise, not so good.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Ireland Michael

    Contrary to popular belief, Deus Ex: Human Revolution did not magically invent the cyberpunk genre.

    It’s just the “in” thing right now apparently, thanks to the success of the game.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. DrDamn

    @17
    Yep. Given the “Rain” theme to it then the influence is more Blade Runner than Deus Ex.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Edo

    “Contrary to popular belief, Deus Ex: Human Revolution did not magically invent the cyberpunk genre.”
    Wow…you learn something new every day.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. Pytox

    There is a gameplay video and wow :o
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m82AF52mFi4

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Edo

    Beaten.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Ireland Michael

    Gameplay definitely looks interesting.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Hunam

    The more cyberpunk the better to be honest.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Ali

    The only bad thing is that it is published by Crapcom. The rest of it is what I have been dreaming for…

    #24 3 years ago
  25. TMRNetShark

    Assassin’s Creed meets Total Recall? :0

    #25 3 years ago
  26. daytripper

    @26 sCCCREEWWW YOUUUUU

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Maximum Payne

    The main character doesn’t kill? and police that chase her also didn’t have any gun so its like Minority report also ?

    #27 3 years ago
  28. freedoms_stain

    The gameplay vid posted by #20 looked interesting until the memory remix part. That looked rather dull tbh.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. ManuOtaku

    #26 which total recall, the old (good one), or the newest (the bad one), that will make a lot of difference in what you are implying.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Maximum Payne

    @29 Its like in Assassin Creed you kill a target :D

    #30 3 years ago
  31. xino

    dues ex+uncharted+tomb raider+mirrors edge= remember me

    hope this is good and has a unique gameplay:/

    #31 3 years ago

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    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]

  • Firewatch probably has the most natural dialogue of any game to date

    Firewatch developer Campo Santo has revealed the first ever gameplay footage of the upcoming exploration game. Firewatch is the first game from super indie studio Campo Santo. The game is set in the Wyoming forests where the player will be exploring the environment and act as a fire lookout. The game features extensive voice-acting as […]