Annapurna Interactive, a highly trusted publisher behind Outer Wilds, Sayonara Wild Hearts and What Remains of Edith Finch, has announced that three upcoming titles (12 Minutes, The Artful Escape and Last Stop) will not release it. Confirmed It was the year originally planned and is currently scheduled to be launched in 2021.
Twelve Minutes is the dark and atmospheric work of Luis Antonio (who created The Witness’s art), the story of a man trapped in a time loop following a fierce house invasion, where players are trying to change the outcome of the event. is. PC and Xbox games also include all-star casts such as Daisy Ridley, Willem Dafoe, and James McAvoy.
For The Artful Escape, a surreal rock opera platform adventure depicting the adventures of teenage guitar genius Francis Vendetti on a space journey into the world of psychedelic Grimardim to create a stage persona. is. Not surprisingly, music has played a big role in this experience, heading for the Xbox One, PC, and Apple Arcade.
Closing the list of delayed games is Last Stop, a supernatural “anthology drama” from Virginia developer Variable State. This three-story adventure hasn’t been seen much since it was announced last year, but it’s described as a game about “secret life, ties, and how to find magic in everyday life.” So far, it has been confirmed on Xbox and Steam.
All three games had a wide “2020” launch window for some time, as Annapurna Interactive points out in it. Delay the announcement on Twitter, “It’s almost December and the end of the year.” That’s why the publisher says it’s currently “considering a release in 2021”, but after a busy year of development, “it’s a lot of polish at this point.”
The news is definitely a bit disappointing, but given the state of it, it’s completely understandable. thingsHopefully, once 2021 begins, you won’t have to wait too long for Annapurna Interactive’s three incredibly promising titles to arrive.