Where Adventure Games Meet Brutal Survival Sims

So Kôna looks pretty interesting. It's part-adventure game, part-survival sim. It's got Oculus Rift support. And it's about a 1970s murder mystery in the freezing Canadian north.

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The player, hired to investigate the vandalism of a rich industrialist's home, arrives to find that not only is his client missing, but the entire town - including the chief suspects, the local Cree people - have disappeared as well.

I like the idea of mixing the normally pedestrian act of solving puzzles with the urgency of a survival game; you can spend your time just walking around, but if you're attacked or caught in the snow you'll quickly die if you can't treat yourself.

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Note that while the clip above is narrated in French, there'll be two language tracks available, the other in English.

Kôna [Kickstarter]

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Grade school French is kicking in, understood about 65% of the trailer, probably could've got more if he slowed down. And he was talking pretty damn slow to begin with.