The legendary Dave Gibbons and Charles Cecil bring us through the design process for the unique artstyle in Beyond A Steel Sky, and how different elements and inspirations helped in achieving their goal.
For those of you who might not be aware, Dave Gibbons is most famously known for the art of the critically acclaimed Watchmen comic, which was lauded for its unique art and characterisation.
Beyond A Steel Sky is an essential game for any adventure fan, one that asks all the right questions about its utopian theme. A strong cast of characters and genre-pushing mechanics make it one of the best adventure games we have played.
- A fascinating sci-fi world – An adventure set within a dynamic world, populated by willful characters driven by motivations that the player can subvert. In combination with a unique hacking tool, multiple solutions to puzzles emerge from player choices.
- A thrilling story full of humor – Unravel dark conspiracies, defeat a terrifying antagonist in this dramatic, humorous, cyberpunk thriller, which explores contemporary themes: social control, AI, and total surveillance.
- A unique 3D comic book art style – A beautifully detailed, comic-book styled world, from the mind of legendary comic artist Dave Gibbons.
- Ingenious puzzles – Intelligent puzzles are interwoven with an intriguing dramatic narrative to deliver a compelling gameplay experience.
The game was initially released on the PC, but will launch November 30 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Collectors will be pleased to know that the game will also get two CEs, a Steel Book and a Utopia Edition.