Remedy Implements Body Throwing in ‘ Control ‘; Still “Very Rough Around the Edges and Far From Finished”


Developer Remedy Games has just implemented body throwing in their upcoming title Control.

The developer announced the new addition to the game through Twitter, and pointed out that the new feature is still very rough around the edges.

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“Yes, you can also throw bodies around in Control”, the Tweet reads. “Our dev team just implemented this into the game, so it's very rough around the edges and far from finished, but we wanted to share this with you all.”

Announced at this year’s E3 event, Control is said to be Remedy’s most ambitious game to date. Published by 505 Games, the title was previously known as “P7”. Watch the game’s E3 2018 announcement trailer below:

After a secretive agency in New York is invaded by an otherworldly threat, players will take on the role of Jesse Faden, the new Director struggling to regain Control. This sandbox-style, gameplay-driven experience built on the proprietary Northlight engine challenges players to master a combination of supernatural abilities, modifiable loadouts and reactive environments while fighting through the deep and mysterious worlds Remedy is known and loved for.

Control represents a new exciting chapter for us, it redefines what a Remedy game is. It shows off our unique ability to build compelling worlds while providing a new player-driven way to experience them,” said Mikael Kasurinen, game director of Control upon the game's announcement. “A key focus for Remedy has been to provide more agency through gameplay and allow our audience to experience the story of the world at their own pace”

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“From our first meetings with Remedy we’ve been inspired by the vision and scope of Control, and we are proud to help them bring this game to life and get it into the hands of players,” said Neil Ralley, president of 505 Games. “We believe this is going to be another major hit for both our companies, on a bigger scale than ever before.”

Control will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PC in 2019.