Inkle, a studio that specialises in narrative adventures, have shown off their next game at GDC.
Heaven’s Vault, according to the game’s press kit, involves exploring ‘The Nebula’, which consists of a network of rivers that flows between moons. It’s hard to get much of a grasp of what that all means, exactly, but you’ll be playing as Aliya “El” Elasra, a woman exploring the nebula with her robot assistant.
You’ll be able to “sail rivers of starlight, translate lost languages, and investigate ancient ruins”, apparently. There will be a large cast of characters to interact with, and like a Telltale game, they’ll remember everything you say. How open the game is remains to be seen, but inkle has a solid track record (although this is their most ambitious project by a pretty significant margin).
More details are available on the inkle blog.
The game is playable at GDC, if you happen to be at the event in San Francisco.
Read more here: VG247