Narrative-driven sci-fi adventure To the Moon is getting a fully fledged sequel with Finding Paradise, due next summer on PC, Mac and Linux.
Like To the Moon before it, this adventure will star doctors Eva and Neil as they perform an operation instilling false happy memories to folks on their death bed.
"Finding Paradise is the second full episode of To the Moon's series. It follows the life of the doctors' new patient, Colin, as they attempt to unravel a life that is split down the middle, and fulfill a wish that appears to be self-contradictory by nature," developer Kan Gao said on the game's Steam page.
While this is the first full sequel to To the Moon, that game received a few brief spin-off episodes, such as A Bird Story, and two "minisodes" following Eva and Neil.
Gao insists that each title in the series will operate as a standalone affair. "The games are designed to be standalone: Each episode follows two doctors' journey through a patient's memories in their last moments, and completes the said life story within the episode," the developer stated. "Although there are some overarching plot regarding the doctors and world as well, those too could be made sense in reverse chronological order."
Under system requirements Gao noted that Finding Paradise "practically runs on a potato."
To the Moon celebrates its fifth anniversary this month. Former Eurogamer contributor Lewis Denby liked Gao's debut quite a lot. "To the Moon takes the details of human life in its stride, and delivers them with a breezy effortlessness," he wrote in his glowing To the Moon review.