Shelter is Watership Down: The Game. That is to say: harrowing. | PCGamesN

Spooky Races: Project CARS gets a Halloween trailer

First blood in the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship will be shed next week

Dark Souls 2 is the Golden Joystick Awards' Game of the Year

Shelter

Shelter is Watership Down: The Game. That is to say: harrowing.

In Shelter, you play a badger. Hilarious! Brilliant, right? Wrong. As anybody with children less than a foot long and a warren in the English countryside knows, badgers have it really tough. It’s that world, where cruelty and necessity occupy nearly the same spot on the venn diagram, that’s explored in the game’s latest trailer.

Shelter has been built by a bunch of Stockholm-based Bionic Commando: Rearmed veterans: Might and Delight. It boasts a patchwork art style, muted palette and tense plucked bass soundtrack, courtesy of Retro Family. You’ll be privy to all of that and more below:

Here, the developers are showcasing the core activity of the game - the hunt for food to sustain your avatar and her cubs. The more you catch, the more your spawn will grow and move about. But as the trailer makes upsettingly clear, you’re not the only hunter in these woods.

Shelter will be released on PC and Mac by the end of the year, if all goes to plan. Should I colour you intrigued, or leave you the tone you are?

Login or Register
0
+0
-0
avatar
20

Man, when that eagle -spoiler alert - got one of those Badger...lings (?), I jumped a little. This game could be heartbreaking... although I gotta admit, the art style lessens the impact some.

 

Didn't Might & Delight also do Pid? Btw, what a stupid name - if you google "Pid", you get a lot of results for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Why don't developers google the names they want to use before slapping 'em on their games?

Alienware - Game VictoriousNvidia Shield - Titanfall
Paranautical Activity un-launches on Steam after creator threatens to kill Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity

Paranautical Activity un-launches on Steam after creator threatens to kill Gabe Newell

Don't call them dreadnoughts: Fractured Space is a multiplayer ship combat game from the Strike Suit Zero team

Don't call them dreadnoughts: Fractured Space is a multiplayer ship combat game from the Strike Suit Zero team

Lucas Pope's Return of the Obra Dinn is a 1-bit mystery, and you can play some of it right now

Lucas Pope's Return of the Obra Dinn is a 1-bit mystery, and you can play some of it right now

Paranautical Activity developer steps down after threatening Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity developer steps down after threatening Gabe Newell

Uber cancels its Human Resources Kickstarter:

Uber cancels its Human Resources Kickstarter: "We simply don’t have the human resources"

The Flame in the Flood Kickstarter sails past its initial goal; stretch goals go up to $400k

The Flame in the Flood Kickstarter sails past its initial goal; stretch goals go up to $400k

Playing With Myself: Legend of Grimrock 2

Legend of Grimrock 2

Playing With Myself: Legend of Grimrock 2

Rebel Galaxy is an outlaw space adventure with big ol' capital ships from ex-Torchlight devs

Rebel Galaxy is an outlaw space adventure with big ol' capital ships from ex-Torchlight devs

Flagship Kickstarter cancelled with just five days to go, but they're

Flagship Kickstarter cancelled with just five days to go, but they're "not giving up on it"

Infinifactory: the spawn of SpaceChem and Infiniminer

Infinifactory: the spawn of SpaceChem and Infiniminer

The uneasy brilliance of This War of Mine

This War of Mine

The uneasy brilliance of This War of Mine

Sunless Sea's new real-time combat leaves the dock

Sunless Sea's new real-time combat leaves the dock

The Black Glove, ex-BioShock devs' surreal narrative game, gets a Kickstarter

The Black Glove, ex-BioShock devs' surreal narrative game, gets a Kickstarter

Broforce's Bro-ctober update gives power to the masses with Steam Workshop support

Broforce's Bro-ctober update gives power to the masses with Steam Workshop support

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter PC review

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter PC review

Dreamfall Chapters debuts on October 21st with its first episode: Reborn

Dreamfall Chapters debuts on October 21st with its first episode: Reborn

Reflex movement trailer shows off how to go from A to B in style

Reflex movement trailer shows off how to go from A to B in style

No Pineapple Left Behind uses fruit and magic in a parody of the US education system

No Pineapple Left Behind uses fruit and magic in a parody of the US education system

Before, the prehistoric survival sim, joins the Facepunch Studios tribe

Before, the prehistoric survival sim, joins the Facepunch Studios tribe