Taiwanese developer BearBone Studio is working on Mind Beneath Us, a “story-rich science-fiction thriller adventure game” set in a futuristic Asian city where society has become fully automated, and the player is trapped in a body where they do not belong. It will launch for PC via Steam.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
Minds Beneath Us is an adventure about a guy and a data ghost who lived in his head and controlled his body.
After society has become fully automated with AI, a new industry has emerged that replaces the hardware needed to operate the internet with linked human brains.
As a result, the most disadvantaged of citizens have had no choice but to put in their bid to sign up, one after another.
Against the stage of this mad society, a mysterious conspiracy gradually unveils.
- Players can constantly make their own dialogue choices, and shape the relationship between characters .The combination of dialogue choices and actions will constantly affect the story.
- Observe environments, pay attention to each dialogue then look for hidden clues in every scene. Unlock new dialogue choices.
- With hand-drawn animation and smooth camera movement, we create a unique cinematic experience.
- Combine 2D character and detailed 3D environment, present the near future Taipei street.
Watch a trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.