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New trailer introduces the world of Torment: Tides of Numenera


What would Earth look like in a billion years? According to Torment: Tides of Numenera, it’s completely alien thanks to advanced technology that’s indistinguishable from magic. 

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It’s an interesting setup. That massive time jump gives developers InXile unlimited freedom to go crazy with the game’s story and world, introducing this future Earth that’s littered with technology left behind from ancient civilisations, most of it capable of creating sorcery from science.

The game promises to introduce players to people with “living tattoos, trans-dimensional alter-egos and even visitors from other universes”, as you can see in the video above.

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You’ll be able to talk and fight your way through its weird world whenTorment: Tides of Numenera releases in the first quarter of 2017.