Blue Box promises that Abandoned will focus on realism, and not just the visual. If Jason takes a breather from the sprint, it̵
Abandoned is scheduled for the end of the year, and Blue Box says it is already running at 60 frames per second and 4K resolution. A full game video is scheduled soon.
Blue Box has made some attempts to haunt realism in the past. In 2015, it had a title on Steam Greenlight called Rewind: The Voices of the Past about a young woman who could see and communicate with dead people, even though it never left Greenlight. It’s also the studio behind The Haunting: Blood Water Curse, which is now available early on Steam – although the game has since been acquired by another studio, Createq Interactive.
Abandoned joins a number of other upcoming titles scheduled for PS5’s 2021 exclusive list, including Returnal later this month, Ratchet and Clank: A Rift Apart in June, Horizon Forbidden West and Destruction AllStars Out Now, which we found fun in small eruptions but otherwise shallow.
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