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Ex-The Last Guardian artists reveal Shadow of the Colossus-like adventure Vane

"An open-world adventure game based on mystery and exploration."

The Last Guardian has been MIA so long that a couple of its artists have gone rogue, opting to join their pals in forming the new indie outfit Friend & Foe. Here, the five-person team has revealed its first project: a Shadow of the Colossus-looking open-world fantasy adventure called Vane.

Based on its first few screenshots - below - it's as eye-catching as you'd expect given its developer's pedigree in the visual arts.

Little is known about the project, but according to Friend & Foe's official site, Vane is "an open-world adventure game based on mystery and exploration". You play as "a child with an odd ability stuck in a strange land." While the early images suggest a SotC-esque wasteland, the dev's description noted that this desolate desert is populated by a "strange civilization" and there will be puzzle solving along with other yet to be revealed gameplay mechanics.

While two of its members have Team Ico pedigree, the other three staffers at Friend & Foe worked in the art departments on Bionic Commando, Battlefield 3 and Killzone.

Vane is set to come to PC first with other platforms yet to be announced. It's release date is "when it's done." How much do you want to bet it still beats The Last Guardian to market?

Besides Vane, the developer has announced another game entitled Dangerous Men that's described as "an action arcade game based on 80's buddy cop movies, featuring a city-wide explosion-fest as detectives Dan & Don go from explosion to explosion to clear the city of the Punk Gang menace." There's only one tiny piece of promotional art available for this, but it's something to keep an eye on, anyway.

Dangerous Men's promo suggests a Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon-esque tone that couldn't be more different from Vane.

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