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The Flock alpha footage released

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We've featured The Flock before, because its central premise is pretty cool. It's an asymmetrical multiplayer game for three to five people. All players start as the Flock, until one reaches the Light. Then they become the Carrier—slower than the other players, but able to shine a light that will burn the Flock unless they're stood completely still. With luck, the resulting experience will be plenty tense and creepy.

You can get some idea of how the game will play through this new alpha trailer—showing what the developers call a "complete graphical overhaul".

For more, head on over to The Flock's website (opens in new tab).

Phil Savage
Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.