Today, developer inXile Entertainment and publisher Techland’s RPG Torment: Tides of Numenera released onto PS4, Xbox One, and PC. And to celebrate, pair released the game’s launch trailer.
The launch trailer, which is one minute and 53 seconds, introduces the game’s premise, and gives players a taste of “the profound and philosophical questions invoked by the game’s themes of choice and consequence as well as death and rebirth.”
The following overview of the game is provided:
Developed by the creators of the all-time classic Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically revered CRPGs in gaming history, this science-fantasy RPG explores similar deep and personal topics of abandonment, evanescence, and the legacy we all leave behind. Torment: Tides of Numenera takes place on Earth one billion years in the future, in the rich and diverse Numenera setting created by pen and paper RPG luminary, Monte Cook. Players will experience a game of intricate choices and consequences with thousands of meaningful decisions that will make every playthrough unique.
- EARTH ONE BILLION YEARS IN THE FUTURE: Discover a world built on the ruins of hyper-advanced civilizations capable of tearing holes in time and space, reshaping the continents, and rekindling our dying sun – and claim their relics as your own.
- DEATH IS NOT THE END: When you die, your mind rebuilds itself inside a psychic labyrinth. Wander its paths to unearth long-buried truths and hear stories that cannot be told by the living.
- A GAME OF CHOICE & CONSEQUENCE: Make thousands of meaningful decisions and construct a legacy that will change the lives of untold others. Define your morality beyond mere good and evil, and write your unique story no other player can repeat
- HANDCRAFTED CONFLICTS: Plan your way through hand-crafted set-pieces which combine battles with environmental puzzles, social interaction, stealth, and more.
Torment: Tides of Numenera cost $44.99 USD on PC and $49.99 USD on PS4 and Xbox One. Below, you can check out the launch trailer: