The latest entry in the Deponia series of adventure games released yesterday. Doomsday starts just after series protagonist Rufus wakes up from a dream of destroying the eponymous planet by blowing it into lots of tiny, tiny pieces. He then decides that hey, maybe that wouldn’t be such a great idea, and sets out to try to stop this prophetic dream from ever taking place.
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This trailer attempts to explain some of that slightly convoluted series of events:
As with all good stories, it turns out that a time travel machine is just chilling out in Rufus’ figurative backyard. With the help of a scientist named rather on the nose as McChronicle, they set out to save their junk-heap world from destruction. Expect comedy, and if I’m reading this right then platypuses, along the way.
It’s on the 10% launch discount on Steamcurrently, making it just £21.59/€26.99/$26.99 until next week. The original trilogy, which you will probably need to have played to get the full appreciation out of this one, is also available.