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Incognita livestream shows off 40 minutes of turn-based tactical espionage

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I was assuming the title of Klei's next game would be another helpful instruction like 'Don't Starve' or, you know, 'Shank'. Instead it's ' Incognita (opens in new tab) ', which is the kind of name you'd give a Spanish secret agent in a Saturday morning cartoon. I am entirely OK with this. Another thing I am OK with: a forty-odd minute livestream (opens in new tab) of the turn-based espionage title, which if you missed it has been recorded and embeddified below.


Cor. There's a lot going on there, but based on an admittedly cursory appreciation, I'd say Incognita looks a little like XCOM crosslinked with Gunpoint. The video shows off one of the game's procedurally generated stages, with all the careful sneaking, hacking and trying-not-do-die-ing you'd expect from something with the word 'espionage' in the subtitle.

As revealed in that stream, we can expect a beta within the next couple of months. (Ta, Eurogamer (opens in new tab) )

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.