A staggering story from Giant Sparrow, What Remains of Edith Finch? is a fresh first-person perspective game encompassing a bizarre universe, shaking up the expectations of engrossed players.
Scheduled to be released in the following year, the game is a surreal assemblage of stories involving different Washingtonian families, as they stumble upon several eerie events. Essentially, the aim of it is to impel players to experience the vast and unknowable, while being awestruck.
Spanning over more than one century, the interlacing stories portray the grim reality behind Edith Finch and her family tree, as she partakes on a journey of self-discovery. Incorporating a distinctive aroma, spread throughout the game through a gripping narrative and worthwhile panache, What Remains of Edith Finch is lastly focused on the theme of death and how that affects both the environment and the participating individuals, concluding with an exploration of human nature.
Discussing with Polygon, director Ian Dallas had quite a few impressions to convey to the public, stressing the matter that the game:
“is scary but it’s not just scary. It’s also surprising and confusing and wondrous. Hopefully some of that is going to come through for people in our game.”
Players find themselves dealing with a momentous abode, the Finch family house, where decades of generations, marked by eccentricity and stubbornness created a puzzling place, riddled with surreal events.