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Sony's consoles are increasingly becoming a destination for independent developers with all kinds of successful indie games coming to the PS3 and Vita. We can now add Lone Survivor to the growing list.
Lone Survivor is a 2D horror adventure whose description I will leave up to designer Jasper Byrne as posted on his blog:
"I guess you could call it a blend of ‘Lynchian’ psychological horror, point’n'click adventure mechanics and a virtual pet-like ‘physical and mental survival simulation’ – the idea being that how you choose to survive is up to you. It’s the last record of a nameless, masked protagonist, holed-up in a city full of diseased monsters, starving and exhausted. When we join him on his quest, he has already begun to question whether all of what he sees is even real."
What he fails to mention is that despite its simple art direction, Lone Survivor does a fine job of scaring the pants off of you.
The PS3 and Vita versions of the game will feature Trophies and new items and new dialogue that will be accessible with a new game+ playthrough. It's coming sometime this Summer, and will be a cross-buy and cross-play title, meaning you won't have to buy it twice, and you can share your save across PS3 and Vita.
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This is exactly why I love the current PS hardware line up. Great indie games with cross buy.
Man, thats awesome.
Can't wait. Crossbuy is easily one of the best features that Sony has brought to the table this gen.
I've been wanting to play this game but now I think I'll wait until this version comes out, especially since it's cross-buy and cross-play and it has more stuff.
Nice! Definitely getting this for my Vita when it comes out.
not something that i'd play but its nice to see more indie games coming to console/handhelds these days.
You had me at "Lynchian".
YAY NEW GAME+. I've beaten this game about five times now, so that's great news!
Awesome, can't wait. I love to see indie games making their way to the PS3.
I am really impressed by the increasing amount of indie games that are being released on the PS3 and Vita. I am very excited to play this game and finally see what all the fuss is about.
Oh! I saw video of this game somewhere and forgot what it was called. I really wanted it, but couldn't remember the name. Planning on buying this soon, now.
They had me sold when they used the term "Lynchian" in a sentence.
Good for PS3 and Vita owners. I got this game with the Humble Bundle 5 and I still play it. I beat the game once already, and it's definitely worth playing at least twice.
Oh, that's cool. This game is really awesome, everyone should check it out.
Im pretty happy indie devs are really starting to use the vita more often, as i can Pc game but i would prefer them on the road.
That's awesome. I remember being intrigued about the game after GI did a preview for it awhile back.