The PlayStation Network has seen several defining downloadable experiences in past years; Joe Danger , Flower , Shatter , etc.

And another such title might be the creepy and impressive-looking Amy , a fresh survival/horror adventure that will hit the PSN later this year. The upcoming project from Paul Cuisset ( Flashback ), this game will attempt to bridge the gap "between innovative indie PSN games and very ambitious Blu-ray titles."

A whole lot of new info, along with a behind-the-scenes video, has been posted up at the PlayStation Blog . First it gives you the background and setting: it's 2034, global warming is worse, and various diseases are spreading. The town of Silver City has been hit by a particularly nasty virus that transformed the people into vile creatures, and now, playing as the main character Lana, you must try to escape. You can survive by finding medical equipment and working in tandem with Amy.

Amy is a little girl who can't speak but somehow stops the contamination from reaching you, and can even heal you by holding your hand (temporarily, at least). You can use Amy's small stature to squeeze into areas that would be otherwise inaccessible, and she'll even help you explore the environment. Kids are curious, after all. Gameplay is more about survival than battle as you try to escape with Amy; the team's goal "is to make you feel the fragility" of the characters. Hiding is often a better option but there are various tactics you can employ. Heck, you can even use your own infection…if you must.

No inventory, just a few makeshift weapons, whatever strategy you can devise, and a mysterious little girl to help out.

Related Game(s): AMY

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Beamboom
Beamboom
9 years ago

Ooooh – *lovely* setting in this game!
The "healing by holding her hand" detail stroke a chord for sure.


Last edited by Beamboom on 6/20/2011 10:27:01 AM

Oyashiro
Oyashiro
9 years ago

Whoa! This looks really good! This almost looks like it should be a full retail release. And its always good to see more Survival Horror games coming out. Will differently keep an eye out for this.

Alienange
Alienange
9 years ago

I like their idea about making us feel the fragility. If they can do that properly then this could be quite unique.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Sounds really cool, survival horror works best when you aren't particularly powerful. I'll be keeping an eye on this.

Excelsior1
Excelsior1
9 years ago

i thought this was marked as ps3 exclusive. there is an artcle on the sixth axis saying its coming to xbl as well. what happened?

Beamboom
Beamboom
9 years ago

Yeah this is commented on at their Facebook page too. On there you also find links to other articles about this game, posted by the different websites (THAT is a good idea of marketing your site, Ben!) – I saw a post by "gamersextreme.com" – had to look twice on that name… ūüėÄ

As for me I don't care really. A good game is a good game.


Last edited by Beamboom on 6/20/2011 3:37:40 PM

tlpn99
tlpn99
9 years ago

This sounds like a very interesting title. Will keep an eye out for this one.

SnipeySnake
SnipeySnake
9 years ago

Sounds really interesting. Can't wait for more news on this.

___________
___________
9 years ago

i gotta lay off the scotch and book myself in for a eye exam!
could swear that article says were getting a survival horror game!
releasing, this gen?
isent it a little late for april fools?
sounds too good to be true!
hopefully it actually turns out to be a survival horror game and not a mindless action game ala fear2, dead space and RE5.