A Plague Tale: Innocence Releases Pre-Order Details and a Harrowing Story Trailer

Nathan Birch

A Plague Tale: Innocence definitely deserves to be on your radar. Set in France at a time when the Black Plague ruled, the game looks to deliver some interesting mechanics, including giant swarms of rats, as well as a fair amount of drama. You can check out the latter in the latest A Plague Tale story trailer.

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Looks like compelling stuff! But perhaps you’d like to see more gameplay? No problem, as IGN recently posted a hearty 20 minutes of in-game footage. We see main character Amicia and her little brother Hugo explore a plague-ravaged town, escape an angry mob, do a bit of puzzle solving, and, of course, deal with swarms of disgusting rodents. Check out the footage, below.

Want to know more about A Plague Tale? Wccftech’s Rosh Kelly recently got to go hands-on with A Plague Tale and interview one of the game’s producers. Here’s the game’s official description:

A Plague Tale: Innocence, tells the grim story of two siblings fighting together for survival in the darkest hours of history. This new game from developer Asobo Studio sends the player on an emotional journey through the 14th century France, with gameplay combining adventure, action and stealth, supported by a compelling story. Follow the young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, who face the brutality of a ravaged world as they discover their purpose to expose a dark secret.

  • An original, powerful tale following the trip of the young noble Amicia de Runes and her adorable yet smart brother Hugo
  • Survive a great, enigmatic danger in a brutal, unforgiving world. With the Black Plague appeared deadly swarms of rats, indiscriminately devouring everything in their path.
  • A seamless blend of adventure and stealth gameplay, deeply embedded in dark medieval mystery.

Pre-orders for A Plague Tale are open now. Everybody who pre-orders gets three alternate outfits and a coat of arms, and those planning to play on PS4 also get an exclusive theme.

A Plague Tale: Innocence scurries onto PC, Xbox One, and PS4 on May 14.

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