Sony and Housemarque’s Returnal is about to debut on the PS5, and a launch trailer helps set the stage as soon as extra. The thought is persons are going by a roguelike shooter with Metroidvania parts as they try to interrupt a time loop. To assist higher illustrate how this may work and its story might be instructed by it, the brand new footage reveals precisely how loops would possibly really feel.

For instance, this video begins with Selene crash touchdown on Returnal’s alien planet. However, it then reveals that though she’s crashing in a overseas place full of unusual monsters, it’s nonetheless recreating her own residence. And it highlights how when she dies, she finds herself again on the very starting. But each time she does die, it reveals she’s coming nearer to seeing and studying new issues about Returnal’s planet and world. The video additionally highlights how, though it is a third-person shooter, there are platformer-like traversal parts.

Here’s the Returnal “The Tide” PS5 launch trailer:

Previously, Housemarque labored on PlayStation exclusives like Super Stardust HD for the PS3, Resogun for the PS3, PS4, and Vita, and Matterfall for the PS4.

Returnal will come to the PS5 on April 30, 2021 for $69.99.