Lies of P is a new “Souls-like” motion RPG that blends the basic kids’s story Pinocchio with the plague-filled horrors of Bloodborne. Developed by Round 8 Studios (Bless Unleashed) and revealed by Neowiz, the sport is slated to return to Google Stadia, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X in 2023.

Lies of P seems to be like a horrifying take on the toy-becomes-boy basic. The first half of the trailer exhibits a rat squirming out of what seems to be a lifeless man’s mouth. It’s a far cry from the cheery story many individuals know from the animated Disney movie.

The launched footage — a cinematic trailer — exhibits a decrepit, snow-covered European metropolis that is desolate besides for one strolling determine: an outdated man with a snow-white beard and a monocle who should be Geppetto. He drags a massive trunk into what seems to be a church that occurs to resemble the Parisian cathedral Notre Dame. Shrieks ring by the church and we see a white mechanized monster with blue eyes laying destroyed on the ground. The teaser ends with Geppetto placing the ultimate touches on a fancy younger lad who has a mechanical hand.

The developers told IGN that the sport will incorporate a lie system the place what you do and say will impression gameplay — which is a connection to the story of Pinocchio, the place the primary character’s nostril grows every time he tells a lie. However, past that we don’t know all of the a lot concerning the recreation and this is simply the primary have a look at the new mission.

Pinocchio has been plumbed for horror earlier than with the 1996 slasher movie Pinocchio’s Revenge (and later unintentionally with Roberto Benigni’s 2002 comedy Pinocchio and Disney’s 2000 TV musical Geppetto). Another adaptation, Guillermo del Toro’s long-imagined take on Pinocchio, is being developed for Netflix as a stop-motion animated movie.