Valiant Hearts screens and trailer

Ubisoft released some screenshots and an announcement trailer for their puzzle adventure game Valiant Hearts which is heading to current and next gen consoles in 2014.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcSgFV8E8Gw

About Valiant Hearts:

This is the story of 5 crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart.
All of them will try to survive the horror of the trenches following their faithful canine companion. In Valiant Hearts, the lives of all these characters are inextricably drawn together over the course of the game. Friendship, love, sacrifice and tragedy befall each one as they help each other to retain their humanity against the horrors of war.

Key Features:

 

  • An animated comic book adventure
  • From the green forests of the French countryside, to dank trenches and snowy fields, go back through history in this emotional adventure game delivered with a unique tone and art style.
  • A mix of exploration, action and puzzles
  • Move into action and help your heroes survive the Great War by solving puzzles or sneaking through enemy lines… live a touching and comical adventure.
  • Follow the stories of 5 characters…
  • Lost in the middle of the trenches, play each of the 5 strangers with their crossed destinies relive the War, and help a young German soldier find his love!
  • And their faithful canine companion
  • With the help of your trusty companion’s canine sense of smell, send him through barbed-wire obstacles and shell holes to solve puzzles or avoid enemies… Rely on him: this dog will be your best friend!
  • Relive the Great War from 1914 to 1918
  • This fictitious story takes you back to famous WW1 locations, like Reims or Montfaucon between 1914 and 1918, revisiting historical battles on the Western Front, such as the Battle of the Marne or the Battle of the Somme!
  • Powered by UbiArt Framework
  • Valiant Hearts makes the most of the UbiArt Framework and its motto “Bringing Art to Life”. This powerful engine provides the ability to transfer creative concepts and bring them to life in video games.
  • A team of senior artists at Ubisoft Montpellier
  • Small is beautiful: a small but highly talented team, including the Audio and Art Directors of games such as Beyond Good & Evil and Peter Jackson’s King Kong, and key level designers on Rayman Origins and Rayman Legends.

 

 

Written by: Rob Cram

Rob Cram has hundreds of video game reviews, thousands of articles under his belt with years of experience in gaming and tech. He aims to remain fair and free from publisher/developer influence. With his extensive knowledge, feels his gaming opinions are valid and worth sharing. Agreement with his views are entirely optional. He might have a bias towards cyberpunk.

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