Nine minutes of Arise: A Simple Story gameplay has been released online ahead of the game’s launch in December.
Arise: A Simple Story is developed by Picolo and published by Techland, the developers of Dying Light. The game follows a deceased old man as he remembers key events from his past life. The game melds a beautiful art style with pleasant music and a calming atmosphere.
The new gameplay showcases platforming and climbing elements, as well as revealing that puzzle-solving will play a part in the experience.
You can watch the new Arise: A Simple Story gameplay below from Gamespot:
The game was revealed during Sony’s September State of Play showcase. The December release date was then announced shortly after, alongside a new trailer for the game. The game will follow chapters of the protagonist’s life and take you back to those moments, experiencing the joy and sorrow he felt.
Techland Publishing has around for a few years and has helped to bring smaller indie titles to the market, including the PS4 title God’s Trigger which released earlier this year. Techland are also currently developing Dying Light 2, which is scheduled to launch in Spring 2020.
Arise: A Simple Story releases for PS4 on December 3, 2019.