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Jett: The Far Shore

Strangers in a strange land

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Whenever we take to the air in our hands-on, the camera pulls way out to emphasise our place within this unexplored unknown. Surging through deep ravines, across vast oceans, and occasional­ly away from alien wildlife by holding down we never lose sight of the titular aircraft thanks to its long contrail.

A SHORE THING

Pressing we give ourselves a burst of height to navigate obstacles or trigger unexpected reactions ehwzhhq#dolhq#ľrud#dqg#idxqd#+wkhuh#duh#sohqw|#ri# playful opportunit­ies to follow your curiosity). But as these explorers attempt to lay down roots with thought and care for the planet’s own pre-existing ecosystem, our initial sense of wonder gives way to something else.

As Mei and her fellow pilots prepare to venture towards Tor – a peak that looms in the background under the pink and purple sky throughout all our preliminar­y excursions on the planet’s surface – a sense of foreboding builds. Mei’s co-pilot Isao spots a strange ľxfwxdwlrq#lq#wkh#K|pqzdyh1#Wklv# interstell­ar calling card is partly what beckoned Mei’s people across the stars, consistent­ly maintainin­g its melody across many, many years. But now it’s changing, and Mei’s dreams that night foretell an even greater shift to come. Faith and knowledge, dreams and reality partner up in a mesmerisin­g thematic dance as we come to the end of our hands-on, and we can’t wait for more.

IMPRESSION­S

“SURGING THROUGH RAVINES, WE NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF THE TITULAR AIRCRAFT.”

Between its beautiful looks, atmospheri­c score, and, of course, the Jett itself, we’re eager to lift off. We’ll do so later this year.

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Your first encounter with a Kolos is memorable, but just wait till you see it above the waves. FORMAT PS5, PS4 / ETA 2021 / PUB SUPERBROTH­ERS, PINE SCENTED SOFTWARE / DEV SUPERBROTH­ERS, PINE SCENTED SOFTWARE 1
/ PLAYERS Your first encounter with a Kolos is memorable, but just wait till you see it above the waves. FORMAT PS5, PS4 / ETA 2021 / PUB SUPERBROTH­ERS, PINE SCENTED SOFTWARE / DEV SUPERBROTH­ERS, PINE SCENTED SOFTWARE 1
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1 Known as Tor, this mountain is hiding its fair share of secrets. 2 The crew speak in a subtitled, constructe­d language. In firstperso­n scenes we learn about their traditions.

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