Survival Horror Sequel Sons of the Forest Revealed at The Game Awards
The title is a follow-up to 2014’s The Forest from Endnight Games.
By Chris Morse
During last night’s Game Awards event, Endnight Games premiered the first trailer for its next title, Sons of the Forest. While the details are still slim for the time being, the “fight demons” tattoo and creepy imagery are telling, as is the premise of the game’s predecessor, 2014’s The Forest.
The trailer is displayed in first person and opens up with a character riding across an unknown location in a helicopter. Soon, the chopper crashes and we see some extremely creepy demonic dancing of sorts before the footage shifts over to gameplay of a couple military types traversing a forest, axes in hand. They reach a cave and inside lies a great many eyeless creatures crawling around. These monsters seem less-than-friendly about the unexpected visitors, so we imagine things get pretty bloody from here. However, the trailer ends on this note and leaves viewers hungry for more.
Much like The Forest, we imagine Sons of the Forest will have a similar open world survival horror premise of staying alive in a forest occupied by demonic mutants. The previous game’s tagline touts the concepts of building, exploring, and surviving. It stands to reason that the sequel will follow a similar style and even expand on it. No other details are known at this time.
The trailer premiere did not include a release date, but you can bet we will follow along with this project here on Dead Entertainment. Stay tuned for updates ahead!
Resident Evil 8 Showcased at PlayStation 5 Reveal Event
The next entry in the long-running survival horror video game series is coming your way in 2021.
Weekly Horror News Round-Up November 7: The Walking Dead, Friday the 13th: The Game, Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Plus, Hulu pulls the plug on Castle Rock, the Resident Evil film reboot adds to its cast, Demon's Souls get a fancy character creator, and more.
Weekly Horror News Round-Up September 19: Resident Evil, Stranger Things, Demon's Souls
Plus, check out the full trailer for Scare Me, Blumhouse and Amazon pull back the curtain on 4 movies, Scream 5 gets another star, and more.
Review: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 Once Again Delivers Retro Castlevania-Style Goodness
Koji Igarashi and Inti Creates keep the past alive in this latest 8-bit delve into the Bloodstained world.