Zoink, the developer of the beautiful action-adventure game “Fe,” is working on a new PlayStation VR title called “Ghost Giant,” Sony revealed Saturday. “It’s thrilling how many different ways there are to tell a story,” Zoink Games art and creative director Olov Redmalm wrote on the PlayStation Blog.
“Novels, movies and games all have their own approach — and with VR, even more unique possibilities have arisen. That’s something we want to explore with ‘Ghost Giant,’ Zoink’s brand new title that we’re very proud to announce today.” Ultimately, though, “Ghost Giant” is a game about friendship.
“Being a giant is a big advantage when building your friendship with Louis,” Redmalm explained. “Along your journey, you help him with all manner of challenges that, at first glance, seem impossible to pull off.
While they often involve heavy lifting, your most important role is less physical. It’s that of being a supporting friend for a child in need of some guidance.” Zoink is teaming up with Swedish writer Sara Bergmark Elfgren for the project.
She’s best known for the Engelsfors trilogy, a series of adult fantasy novels that has been translated in 25 languages. “We’re very excited about what we’ve been able to achieve together, with our quite differing backgrounds in storytelling coming together in a new media,” Redmalm said. Read more from variety.com…
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