You're so vane I'll bet you think this review is about you
We were something like six hours into Vane when we glanced down at our phone to see what time it was, and realised that we'd only been playing the game for forty-two minutes. How was this even possible? It was like when Matthew McConaughey visited Dr. Miller's Planet in Interstellar: a world...
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The VANE event
Remember VANE? It was the ICO-inspired adventure game from Friend & Foe that was announced at PlayStation Experience a few years ago. Well, it finally has a release date of 15th January – and pre-orders are also live. Here’s the blurb from the PlayStation Store: “Set out on an exploratory quest, transforming between bird...
Inject it into our Vanes
Sony's big PSX 2016 press conference was packed to the brim with big name reveals, but some of the smaller announcements caught our eye, too. Vane, a new fantasy adventure from ex-Team ICO staffers, was one such title that really impressed. The release is essentially about a boy who can transform into a bird, and it's...
In a ruined desert, a strange golden dust transforms a free-spirited bird into a determined young child, setting off a chain of events that will reshape the world itself.
Vane is an exploratory journey, where players will transform between bird and child form to solve simple puzzles and create a path forward through the barren landscape. As they do so, the world reacts to their passage, evolving and building into something altogether different.
From the team at Friend & Foe Games, Vane is a uniquely unnerving take on adventure games. Developed with the conviction that players should find their own path through the world, the result is a minimalistic, stark environment that encourages exploration just to the edge of getting lost, all set to an all-original brooding synth soundtrack.