Arctic Awakening, unveiled today in a world premiere at the Future Games Show, is an episodic first-person adventure coming to PC, Mac and consoles next year. Set in the arctic north, Arctic Awakening is a story about survival, friendship and the devastating effects of climate change:
It should be routine. A supply transport to a city in Alaska, autopilot on, guard down. She and Donovan were already planning post-mission drinks when it happened. The storm.
Half of the plane disappeared in a flash. Donovan was gone, lost in the howling storm.
You are Kai, a pilot without a plane, lost in the icy wilderness of the far north, with only a court-ordered therapy bot as company. You will have to use your wits mind to weather the ruthless Arctic, find your co-pilot, and a way home. Explore breathtaking but also vicious environments with dynamic, game-changing weather systems, meet addicting characters, shape relationships with your decisions and confront the dark secrets that permeate each new, exciting episode. What was it that cut your plane in two … and what makes that noise in the dark?
During the show, Studio Director James Simpson explained in more detail what players can expect from Arctic Awakening:
Arctic Awakening is a narrative adventure where your choices influence the choices of those around you. Your actions will change your relationship with your companions and maybe the story itself.
Lost and found
Exploration is the key to unlocking the secrets that surround you. Unravel the secret of your missing co-pilot, the source of the disaster that stranded you, and maybe, just maybe, find a way home.
you are not alone
In Arctic Awakening, the environment itself is a character who isn’t always on your side. Dynamic weather means any new area never feels the same, and beautifully realized vistas combine with an ever-changing world to create an atmosphere of discovery, potential and fear.
What dark secrets are under the ice? Answers await in Arctic Awakening, coming to PC, Mac and consoles in 2022. You can request the game on Steam here: