Until Dawn dev Supermassive goes multiplatform with the Dark Pictures Anthology
First up, Man of Medan.
Supermassive is going multiplatform with a new set of horror games collectively called the Dark Pictures Anthology.
The Until Dawn developer is working with publisher Bandai Namco to bring the horror titles to PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Here's the official blurb, from Supermassive boss Pete Samuels:
Each game in the series will feature a brand new story, setting, and characters. The Anthology format gives us the opportunity to tap into a variety of horror sub-genres. We've identified 39 that we'd love to represent in the Anthology, but that would take some time!"
The first game in the anthology is due out 2019 and titled Man of Medan, which stars a group of people who go diving for treasure and end up battling the horrors of the deep.
Decisions will determine who will and won't survive in these narrative journeys, Supermassive said.
Here's Samuels again:
"The story of Man of Medan starts off on a dive boat in the South Pacific. With a rumoured WWII wreck to find, and plenty of on-deck partying to be had, our group of four young Americans and their skipper Fliss get ready for what should be the trip of a lifetime... but it doesn't go quite to plan. As the day unfolds, and a storm rolls in, they find themselves trapped on board a ghost ship. Subjected to unimaginable stress and terror, they must try to find a way to escape the ship and its sinister history."