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Krillbite Studio releases Among the Sleep gameplay teaser

Posted on March 13, 2014 AT 03:30pm

Sure, you’ve played survival-horror games that put you in the role of a rookie cop, a grieving husband, or a young woman trying desperately to escape her evil-and-on-fire grandfather. But how about taking control of a 2-year-old toddler armed only with his trusty teddy bear?

Norway-based Krillbite Studio ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for Among the Sleep last Mayendorsed by Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski and even parody Twitter game-design account Peter Molydeux, of all peoplethat reached its $200,000 goal and then some. Now, the company has released the first gameplay teaser since they locked down funding more than a year ago.

As the video below shows, the game’s action takes place in a first-person perspective and mixes the mundane with the surreal, attempting to capture how a 2-year-old might really see the world when he’s alone in the dark.

Among the Sleep is currently slated for a spring 2014 release on PC, Max, and Linux.

Andrew Fitch, Managing Editor
Andrew Fitch, a proud Japanese RPG and serial-comma enthusiast, has been attending E3 for more than a decade now. His least-proud moment? That time in 2004 when, suffering from utter exhaustion, he decided to take a break on the creepy, dilapidated—and possibly cursed—La-Z-Boy at Konami’s Silent Hill booth. Follow Andrew’s adventures in avoiding cursed furniture at his Twitter feed: @twittch. Meet the rest of the crew.

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