Journey-Impressed Atmospheric Journey Recreation Omno Will get a New Trailer
A brand new trailer has been launched for Omno, the Journey-inspired atmospheric journey sport being developed by solo developer Jonas Manke. The video takes viewers by means of quite a lot of biomes, options strange-looking animals, and exhibits off distinctive platforming mechanics. Omno is at present deliberate to launch in summer season 2021 for PS4, Xbox One (as an Xbox Recreation Move title), Steam, and Swap.
Whereas we don’t know a lot about Omno‘s story, the official web site states that the sport is about “a journey of discovery by means of an historic world of wonders”. The primary character wields a magic workers that permits the participant to glide throughout deserts, fly, and even warp to far-off areas. The sport may even characteristic puzzle mechanics, and enormous, explorable areas that can assist the character “get misplaced, however in a great way”.
The similarities with thatgamecompany’s Journey isn’t misplaced to Manke. He states in an interview with Epic Video games that it was “a masterpiece that actually influences [his] work.” Nonetheless, he additionally notes that there are main variations as properly, resembling all kinds of animals, and motion mechanics like dashing and teleporting.
The sport initially began off as a aspect venture for Manke, who labored as a contract character animator in Germany. After making a prototype, nonetheless, he put the sport up for funding on Kickstarter after encouragement from household and associates, and the marketing campaign ultimately reached over triple its purpose. Manke would later grow to be one of many first Epic MegaGrant recipients and start engaged on the sport full-time.
You may take a look at the total trailer beneath:
Studio Inkyfox, Manke’s one-man sport studio, has additionally launched a playable demo titled Omno: Prologue on Steam, for those who want to get a style of the sport earlier than its official launch. Within the demo, gamers can get pleasure from a glimpse into among the sport’s mechanics in addition to the gorgeous low-poly surroundings and lighting.
[Source: Unreal Engine Weblog, YouTube]