The footage shows an idyllic Chicago literally ripped to the ground due to a natural disaster.

I Am Alive's had a long and tenuous development cycle, with CEO Yves Guillemot announcing that Ubisoft had gone back to the drawing board earlier this year. Ubisoft Shanghai are currently in charge of the project.

The trailer reveals one interesting tid-bit — the game's coming in Spring, 2011. Interestingly, no platforms are included in the trailer, but we assume it's still coming to the PlayStation 3.