Incognita

Klei's turn-based strategy game Incognita sells early alpha access

Mark of the Ninja and Don't Starve developer Klei Entertainment has just launched the paid alpha for the PC version of its upcoming turn-based strategy/stealth hybrid Incognita.

Available at $16.99, this early access version will unlock the full game upon its 2014 launch. Better yet, it comes with a complementary second copy for a friend. Players can also spend $3 more to get the deluxe version that comes with the soundtrack.

Klei technical designer James Lantz explained on the studio's forums that the early build only contains a single randomly generating level. He also noted that it's "missing some major progression systems."

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Klei announces turn-based espionage game Incognita for PC, Mac and iPad

Mark of the Ninja and Shank developer Klei Entertainment has announced its next project as a "turn-based espionage game" called Incognita.

Little is known about the game, but Klei co-founder Jamie Cheng told Rock, Paper, Shotgun that it will be procedurally-generated. While he wouldn't go into details about how Incognita will play, he said that X-Com: Enemy Unknown was "ten percent information gathering and 90 percent positioning," whereas his upcoming project will place more emphasis on the former.

"The idea behind Incognita is, we want information to be power. We want information to be a very key part of your experience," Cheng explained.

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