The Black Glove trailer delves deeper into The Equinox

The Black Glove

Generally speaking, I enjoy games that can't easily be explained with a promotional trailer or a two-paragraph synopsis. By that measure, and based on the new trailer that hit YouTube today, I am going to absolutely love The Black Glove—if it gets made.

"We sometimes fall astray, take the wrong path, become lost in a maze of indecision," the narrator says, after welcoming us to the inner sanctum of The Equinox. "But what if there was a way to turn mistakes into missteps?" And then we cut to some gameplay from a 1982-ish arcade game called The Maze of the Space Minotaur.

Well, okay then. There's a very Twilight Zone-like atmosphere to the trailer, and the developers' BioShock roots are obvious in the wonderfully period-piece visual style. Then. suddenly, yawning skull-face death robot! I'm not sure what it means either, but I'm certainly looking forward to finding out. Unfortunately, I may not have that opportunity: With 11 days left in the Kickstarter, Day For Night Games has raised only $120,000, well short of its $550,000 goal.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.