If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Adrift unveiled at gamescom

French developer Dontnod showed off a mysterious new project at gamescom last week, a future dystopia currently titled Adrift.

IGN reports the third-person game is set in 2084, a deliberate century-on nod to George Orwell's classic novel 1984, in the city of Neo-Paris.

In this not-so-distant future, citizens have devices called Sensaton Engines (or Sensen for short) hardwired into their bodies, at the back of the neck. Plot details are hazy, but the game's tagline is "remember you soon" and there's a suggestion that the memories these devices control aren't as secure as you would hope.

The game will feature combat, exploration and puzzle solving, and is expected in late 2012. Check out this cinematic teaser to get a feel, a well as a gallery of concept art.

You're not signed in!

Create your ReedPop ID & unlock community features and much, much more!

Create account
About the Author
Brenna Hillier avatar

Brenna Hillier

Contributor

Comments
VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

Explore our store
VG247 Merch