Square Enix released a trailer for their new game Left Alive at the recent Tokyo Game Show 2017.
Tokyo Game Show is one of the biggest game exhibition events in Asia and the largest in Japan. The event features various game publishers and companies showcasing their latest upcoming games, technology and more for both the general public and press.
Many games were revealed at Tokyo Game Show this year, one of which is Square Enix’s Left Alive. On the official website, the game is described as “a brand-new survival action shooter coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Steam in 2018.” The trailer released during TGS 2017 displayed a few of the game’s environment and enemies, with ruined cities seemingly destroyed by giant machines and military bases occupied by countless enemy soldiers. The trailer didn’t explicitly reveal details surrounding any of the main characters, but the game is played in a third-person view.
In interviews originating from Famitsu and translated by Gematsu, more details about Left Alive’s storyline and gameplay were also revealed:
- The game takes place during the same time frame of the Front Mission series
- The player will be able to take different routes in the game’s story
- There are multiple protagonists to play as
- Players can steal ‘Wanzers’ (as seen in other Front Mission games) as temporary weapons
Left Alive also has key staff members from well-known series working on the title such as, veteran developers Toshifumi Nabeshima (director, Armored Core series), Yoji Shinkawa (character designer, METAL GEAR series), and Takayuki Yanase (mech designer, Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Xenoblade Chronicles X)…”
Left Alive is still in production, and more in-game content, trailer releases, and overall updates for the game will be revealed on the official website and through the official Square Enix Twitter and Facebook pages.
Left Alive is set to release for PC and PlayStation 4 in 2018.