Square Enix announces survival action shooter Left Alive for PC and PS4

With MGS character designer Yoji Shinkawa.

One of the more mysterious and exciting announcements during Sony's Tokyo Game Show conference this morning was a new game by Square Enix called Left Alive.

According to a press release sent after the reveal, Left Alive will be a survival action shooter for PC (Steam) and PlayStation 4 in 2018.

In the minute-long teaser trailer we see a destroyed city with what look like mech suits being choppered into the fray.

Of particular note is one of the names attached to the project: character designer Yoji Shinkawa. He is famed for his work at Kojima Productions on the Metal Gear series of games. He was the art director, character and mech designer for both Metal Gear Solid 4 and 5. It's his art you see below - art so reminiscent of MGS.

Yoji Shinkawa's striking art.

Director Toshifumi Nabeshima is known for directing the Armored Core series of mech combat games by FromSoftware, which suggests a mech combat theme in Left Alive.

Producer Shinji Hashimoto, meanwhile, is a big cheese at Square Enix.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (16)

About the author

Robert Purchese

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer  |  Clert

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.


You may also enjoy...

Comments (16)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch