Hob Coming Sometime in 2017; New Trailer Released

on February 14, 2017 9:14 AM

Today, publisher Sony and developer Runic Games (the team behind Torchlight  and Torchlight II) announced that adventure game Hob is set to arrive on PS4 and PC sometime this year. Additionally, the pair also released a new trailer.

The new trailer, which is 2 minutes and 10 seconds long, showcases the game’s mysterious world, including its lush landscapes, abandoned ruins, and brooding mechanical dungeons.

Never heard of Hob? No problem — here’s an overview from the developer itself:

From the team that brought you Torchlight and Torchlight II comes Hob: a vibrant, suspenseful adventure game set on a stunning and brutal world in disarray. As players delve into the mysteries around them, they discover a planet in peril. Can it be mended, or will the world fall further into chaos?

Features

WORDLESS NARRATIVE: Presented without text or dialogue, Hob’s story is revealed as you explore the planet and interact with the strange lifeforms that inhabit it.

TRANSFORM THE WORLD by solving puzzles and repairing the planet. The landscape will change before your eyes, opening new areas to uncover and explore.

GRAPPLE, PUNCH, and WARP through the world! Use your mechanical glove-arm abilities for traversal as well as combat.

ADVENTURE in an open world, explore ruins, befriend sprites, and battle the rogue creatures that threaten their extinction.

Below, you can check out the new trailer:

 /  Assignments Editor & News Editor
Tyler Fischer is the Assignments Editor and News Editor at DualShockers. He specializes in writing breaking news, managing assignments, and organization. Born and raised in New York, Tyler studies journalism and public relations at SUNY New Paltz. In his free time he enjoys playing and watching soccer, getting lost in game lore, and writing comedy scripts.