Mouthful of a title it may be, there’s no denying the huge critical acclaim The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human (TAALH surely?) has received in previous iterations. Launching on PC back in 2016, the underwater metroidvania style title will be launching on Xbox One just a week from now on January 19th.
It all looks rather pretty doesn’t it?
“Explore the ruins of humanity in this mesmerising underwater action-adventure. Discover thriving wildlife, encounter monstrous beasts, and let curiosity guide you through an inevitable voyage of extinction.
The water rose by an unpredictable amount due to climate change. The Earth’s surface froze over, and humans were forced to live underwater, where they could still harvest energy and grow food.
As resources began to dwindle in the year 2971, sub-aquatic spaceships were sent to a nearby wormhole to look for habitable planets. Things did not go as planned. And now the ship, Argo9, has returned thousands of years later…
- Melancholic atmosphere: Witness the beauty of the sea as well as humanity’s influence on nature
- Exploratory storytelling: Told through the art and backgrounds with some textual hints along the way
- Unique conflict encounters: Confront – and learn how to overcome – deadly sea creatures
- Polarized gameplay: It’s pretty chill until you’ve gotta fight for your life!”
I’m actually quite interested to see how this plays on the Xbox. Stick around on XboxSector for more related content in the coming weeks!