Here are the latest details, via Bandai Namco:
Developed by Supermassive Games, the critically-acclaimed studio behind the cult-classic thriller Until Dawn, The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan will be anchored by a talented cast of actors, including stars Shawn Ashmore (X-Men, Quantum Break) and Pip Torrens (The Crown, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), whose in-game likenesses are rendered in vivid detail. Ashmore is set to portray the game’s primary player-controlled protagonist, Conrad, while Torrens will take the role of a newly revealed character, The Curator.
The Curator will be an omniscient observer of the protagonists’ progress and choices. Unlike the changing cast of each story in The Dark Pictures anthology, the Curator will be an ever-present part of each chilling experience. The Curator is timeless and has been recording stories of life and death for thousands of years. Starting with Man of Medan, for reasons he can’t quite understand, the Curator has been given the opportunity to talk to somebody—the player.
He knows that there are ‘rules.’ He’s not supposed to interfere, but he’s excited and can get a little carried away. He has seen things that the player has probably missed—important things. But he’s not permitted to tell them what these things are… directly. So, he drops hints where he can, hoping that the player will recognize his brilliance in hindsight. But do not expect him to be straightforward; his hints can be somewhat cryptic.
Here is an overview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
Don’t Play Alone
From the developers of Until Dawn…
Enter the world of The Dark Pictures, a series of standalone cinematic horror games. Players will be challenged to explore and uncover each story with the knowledge that all their choices have consequences and all playable characters can live, any and all can die…
Man of Medan is the first game in The Dark Pictures anthology, bringing supernatural horror to the South Pacific. Five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip with a rumored World War II wreck to find. As the day unfolds and a storm rolls in, their trip soon changes into something much more sinister. Who will live? Who will die? It’s down to you. Can you save them all?
- A New Terrifying Experience – Supermassive Games delivers a new, horrific narrative journey where you will have to confront your deepest fears.
- Can you Save Them All? – All payable characters can live and all can die. The choices you make will decide their fate. Death could be just around the corner…
- What Will You Do to Survive? – Each choice you make has a consequence which can mean life or death for your character. Will you keep your head whilst struggling to survive? What decisions will you make?
Watch the trailer below.