Back at E3 2016, EA revealed Fe, a beautiful looking independent game from Swedish developer Zoink Games — who you may recognize from Zombie Vikings or Flipping Death.
Notably, the game was the first title announced apart of EA Originals, a new EA initiative of “finding great,” smaller games and working with the developers of said games, via providing funding, marketing, and more.
Fast-forward to today during EA’s Gamescom 2017 presser, and Zoink Games confirmed the game’s platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC, and even the Nintendo Switch. Additionally, a new trailer was released and a “early 2018” release window provided.
For those that don’t know: Fe is a personal narrative about our relationship with nature, the land, and its beings. In it, you play as a young creature who has awoken in a forrest all alone.
The game notably features no words, but hopes to remind everyone who plays that everything in this is world is connected, and living in a delicate balance that is constantly under threat.
Below, you can view an official overview of the game, courtesy of EA:
Become Fe and discover a world that you will never want to leave.
Climb, glide, and dig your way through a dark Nordic forest to explore its living, breathing ecosystem – one filled with secrets, side quests, and mystical creatures.
SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF THE FOREST
Master a diverse array of cries to befriend every animal or plant and have them help you on your journey. Each having uniquely distinct attributes, abilities and behaviors that will help you to unlock and traverse new areas of the forest.
DISCOVER A WORLD WORTH EXPLORING
Embarking on your voyage, you’ll find everything is connected, and nothing is what it first seems. Secret places, hidden artifacts, old ruins, shortcuts, and powers makes exploring endlessly fun.UNCOVER THE MYSTERIES OF NATURE
Unravel the secrets of the menacing Silent Ones on your journey through the forest, aiding fantastical creatures in handcrafted short stories while learning the secret of Fe’s origin.
ENJOY UNPARALLELED FREEDOM OF EXPLORATION
Effortlessly traverse the entire forest. Gracefully glide from tree to tree. Use stealth and agility to evade danger, observe nature, and hide in the shadows. Ascend the treetops to plan your next move.
GO UP AGAINST THE SILENT ONES
While the forest is an astounding place, the Silent Ones are threatening this magical world’s harmony. To make it a home again, you must stop them.
Below, you can check the new, aforementioned trailer as well as an official batch of beautiful screenshots: