Bright Memory Infinite continues looking ridiculous in a new trailer

The version of Bright Memory available on Steam right now is only about 30 minutes long, but its mildly janky tech demo aesthetic and ridiculous dialogue ("Could this be the Floating Island hidden at the North Pole?") has endeared it to us. It isn't fantastic, but it's made by one person and is awfully impressive visually.

If looking cool is Bright Memory's goal, it succeeded with flying colors during today's Inside Xbox livestream. The new trailer for Bright Memory Infinite, embedded above, manages a sweet car chase without even needing an animation for getting into the car.

Infinite has a separate Steam page, but if you own Bright Memory you'll get it for free. The original is basically a demo for Infinite, which will overhaul what's there and lengthen it. The news from the livestream is that it's coming to the next Xbox, of course, but that isn't going to affect the Steam release.

Wes played the version of Bright Memory that's currently available earlier this year—here's his breakdown of what it's all about, including floating North Pole islands.

Tyler Wilde
Executive Editor

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley during the rise of personal computers, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early PCs his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. His hobbies include amateur boxing and adding to his 1,200-plus hours in Rocket League.