Today’s PlayStation Showcase introduced the reveal of Sword of the Sea, a brand new game from Giant Squid, the event workforce behind Abzu and The Pathless.

The most placing visuals of the brand new game come from an unlimited desert that brings to thoughts thatgamecompany’s Journey. That’s not coincidence, since Giant Squid’s founder is Matt Nava, who was beforehand artwork director at thatgamecompany. But whereas this new game is destined to attract robust comparisons to that traditional title, there have been some notable variations on show. First, the desert itself appears rather more like a flowing sea, and the character you management like a surfer transferring by way of the water. In sure sequences, the desert appears to really remodel into water, suggesting a thriller on the core of the game.

In the footage proven, we see a concentrate on circulation motion for the protagonist as they trip throughout the sand and trick off of half-pipes. From surrounding descriptions in regards to the game, we all know that you just management a personality named the Wraith, who was introduced again to life to revive life to a ruined world, whereas dealing with off in opposition to huge leviathans that try to dam progress.

Sword of the Sea is coming to PS5, however no phrase but on a launch date.