Publisher Playism has released a teaser trailer for the upcoming remake of Ib, a classic horror title by Japanese developer kouri. Additionally, the title’s official Steam page is now available for viewing. While the only supported text language is stated to be Japanese, more supported languages will be announced in the near future.
This news was also released to commemorate the title’s 10-year anniversary since February 27, 2012. Throughout this 2D horror adventure experience, players take control of protagonist Ib as she visits an art gallery with her parents. However, the young girl suddenly finds herself alone in this now ominous setting, and she sets off to find a way out of this troublesome predicament. Players will have to solve various puzzles to progress the narrative, and choices determine the ending one achieves.
Alongside enhanced visuals and updated mechanics, this remake is simultaneously planned to appeal to new players regardless of skill level while still providing a fresh experience for fans.
Further details include the following:
- A newly composed soundtrack
- Brand new puzzles, effects, and tricks
- “Smooth Mode” for visibility, aiding in puzzle-solving and area examination
- “Conversation System” for NPC banter and hints
Several screenshots showcasing the game’s updated visuals have been released, viewable via our gallery below:
The title’s teaser trailer has been officially uploaded, viewable below via Playism’s Youtube channel:
Check out Ib’s Steam store page for more information.
Ib will be releasing at an unspecified time in 2022.
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