Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, a third person action-adventure survival game set millions of years ago, received a new teaser trailer today featuring in-game pre-alpha footage. The trailer’s description adds, “The player will relive the early story of mankind with a documentary twist. Humanity is one idea away from evolution or extinction… Stay tuned much more to come in 2017!”
Discussing Ancestors at Reboot Develop, Panache Digital Games Founder Patrice Désilets revealed that it’s no longer episodic:
It’s a third-person adventure game set 10 million years ago. Before it was episodic and that changed the pace, but the content is the same. It’s a bigger game, a bigger world. It was hour to hour, now it’s open and I let the player tell their own stories. There are systems talking to each other, not me taking players by the hand. You’ll create the story of your own ancestors, and maybe it will be different than what science claims.
In terms of gameplay, you can expect something similar to his previous titles, Assassin’s Creed and Prince of Persia. “I do third-person games,” he said. “I don’t do VR. I do Assassin’s Creed, Prince of Persia type of games, and my next 15 games will be in the