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Ask And You Shall Be Deceived With The Latest Gameplay For INDIKA

Ask And You Shall Be Deceived With The Latest Gameplay For INDIKA


INDIKA has some new gameplay to look at as well as a demo for those who want to give INDIKA a try right now

Video games are great and let us all play out different walks of life, and with INDIKA we are going to be getting one that many might not have thought about going down. This would be the next title coming out to us from Odd Meter and 11 Bit Studios for the PC later this year. A title that looks to give us all some adventure, interesting gameplay, and a life in a monastery as a nun. A life that INDIKA also shows to be a little darker than one would think along with something even darker lurking behind it all. Yes, this all took a bit of a twist, but on the plus side, those who have had their interests piqued can also give the game a solid play with a demo out for the Steam Next Fest right now and until February 12th.

In this game, we play as a nun named INDIKA in an alternate 19th-century Russia setting who has also opted to go on a bit of an adventure. One that will have our character crossing the various lands, searching the world for items, solving a few puzzles, ignoring the voice of the devil, and trying to figure out her place in reality. A massive rollercoaster of things when you read it on paper, and the following gameplay for INDIKA rather leans into that as well. Along with some of the fourth-wall breaking of visuals that work in the video game setting but are a bit out of place with the rest of the game’s setting. Have a look and see just what I am talking about and then give the demo a good playthrough.

INDIKA — Gameplay

A monastery may not be the first place that pops into your head when you think of the word adventure, but INDIKA’s mind-bending, faith-testing gameplay is seeking to change that. Available now as part of Steam Next Fest, you can get your first taste of the bizarre journey of self-discovery that every young nun living in an alternate version of the late 19th century goes through. While such a journey can be isolating, you’ll thankfully be joined by a very special companion who knows their way around the religious block: the devil himself!

Ask and you shall be deceived.

INDIKA — Demo Walkthrough

Watch a short 5-minute gameplay of INDIKA with no commentary. There’s more to be experienced in the Demo, so make sure to check it out!

The setting of 19th-century Russia alongside themes of absolute sorrow, sin, and moral dilemmas plays an integral part in the game’s narrative. The subjects of religion and authority are prevalent throughout Indika’s journey as she faces many tough obstacles that make her question reality and her place in it.

All in all, INDIKA does sound like it might be offering up a weird slice of life out there, but it feels like there is going to be something vastly different at the end of it all. With how the main character seems to be presented, some of the weirdness in the world, and then the UI to go on top of it, I would not be surprised if this all ends up being some kind of fantasy of someone else in the game world. At least as far as the story goes. For the gameplay of INDIKA, based on all of this, it looks like a basic survival game that will be using the setting and story to be the bigger selling point. Unless wandering about the snow, moving a ladder to enter buildings, and then being attacked by a massive wolf is anything new to you in your gaming world.

What thoughts do you have for INDIKA and do you like the idea behind what you are going to get to play out there? Do you suspect that there is much more going on in the character’s head or is it all just a fun UI to punch up the gloomy visuals? Do you play video games to get these kinds of experiences from other walks of life or are they just background to the rest of it all instead? Wander on into the comment section to discuss all of this and everything else that we have to share with you out there. We are going to have eyes on INDIKA moving forward, so do expect there to be more updates for this one. You only need to come back to the site to be able to keep up to date on all of it.

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