Unknown 9: Awakening Revealed, A Next-Gen Adventure Game From Reflector Entertainment
Revealed at Gamescom 2020, Unknown 9: Awakening is a new next-gen adventure game that serves as the first part of a larger cross-media narrative.
Revealed during Gamescom 2020, Unknown 9: Awakening is a new narrative-driven adventure game for PC and next-gen consoles that focuses on an outcast with mysterious powers. In the debut trailer, we see a young girl named Haroona discover her supernatural abilities during a confrontation with bullies.
According to the developer Reflector, Awakening is a part of a larger story set within the universe of Storyworld, which brings different plots from multiple characters spanning across different mediums, from comic books, a podcast, and a full-length novel. At the end of the trailer, we saw a brief look at the different central characters within the world Unknown 9, which teases what's to come. Some of these other stories are available now, which you can find links to on the dev's website.
While the trailer was light on details, we can expect the story of Awakening to focus on Haroona's adventure as she comes to grips with her powers, and what it means for her place in the world. As described during the livestream, Unknown 9: Awakening is a next-gen game and PC game, though no release date has been announced at this time.
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