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This War of Mine: The Little Ones

Latest This War Of Mine: The Little Ones Dev Diary Focuses On Child A.I.
by Jeff Cork on Dec 17, 2015 at 07:25 AM
Publisher: Deep Silver
Developer: 11 Bit Studios
Release:
Rating: Mature
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One

This War of Mine focused on the horrors of war, and its update, The Little Ones, lets players experience it through the lens of childhood. A new developer diary opens the hood a bit and highlights how the team is using A.I. to effectively simulate actions and relationships that will engage players.

The video breaks down a variety of the game's systems, and shows how children – which are six of the nine new characters to the game – fit into the game's larger world. They're not able to forage for items in the world, for instance, but they can be taught a variety of things that will help your small community. That is, if you take the time to engage them and nurture relationships.

Take a look at the previously released developer diaries from 11 Bit Games and Deep Silver below, or go here to see another look at the game in action. This War of Mine: The Little Ones is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Jan. 29.