Have you ever ever questioned what it might be like to lift a wild animal? In Neva, not solely will you discover out firsthand simply how troublesome a teenage wolf will be, however you’ll be taught to depend upon each other in additional methods than one.
Neva is our personal new child child, a love music devoted to our kids, our dad and mom, and our planet. It tells the transferring story of a younger lady and her lifelong bond with a powerful wolf as they embark on an exciting journey via a quickly dying world.
So, the place did Neva come from? After ending Gris, we loved a protracted interval of tranquility and reflection. Conrad had simply welcomed his son into the world and devoted all of his time to elevating him. Throughout this time, we started to actually digest what was occurring on this planet round us; local weather change, social unrest, and most lately, the COVID-19 pandemic. All of this created an thought for the setting of Neva.
We determined to focus our efforts on making a recreation in regards to the relationship we’ve with our kids and fogeys, and the way we emotionally relate to them in usually difficult contexts. We had been fascinated about exploring how these relationships change over time. At the start, youngsters want safety and training, however as youngsters, they will turn into rebellious and problem authority figures. As they develop into maturity, they turn into extra accountable and start to consider dwelling their very own lives, which their dad and mom want to just accept. To symbolize this relationship, we wanted two characters to point out how at the least certainly one of them is rising.
To offer the fitting backdrop to our story, we regarded to the environmental issues the Earth is dealing with on account of human interference. This can result in the destruction of many ecosystems, inflicting animals and even people to lose their properties, so we wished to think about how a situation like this might have an effect on our characters.
We hope that followers of Gris will get pleasure from Neva for lots of the identical causes they beloved our first recreation, but in addition for the brand new mechanics that we’re introducing. Neva is an evocative journey for all gamers that blends motion with handcrafted cinematic moments, and collaboration between each characters is vital to the expertise.
Gamers will face platforming, puzzles and fight challenges whereas coping with monstrous enemies. As ever, we additionally wished to craft a refined expertise with minimal UI, delicate artwork, prime quality conventional animation and a sublime music rating. We predict we’ve achieved that, and we are able to’t look forward to gamers to expertise it for themselves!