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New Visual Novel The Next World Launches Next Month

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Next month Illuminated Games is looking to release their latest game, The Next World, a visual novel strategy mashup similar to The Banner Saga and Oregon Trail. Taking inspiration from 1970s Sci-Fi Illuminated Games is looking to bring treachery and intrigue to The Next World as in this new world things are not always as they seem.

The Next World promises many difficult decisions as you attempt to plan out this new utopia for the betterment of your colony, however not everyone will agree with your decisions and you must be willing to take difficult choices to prevent riots and sabotage as you develop the colony.

The Next World has great artwork that is sure to immerse you into this new world, and with a story written by Ryan A. Span of FRONTIERS and Mount & Blade fame, expect a thrilling story from start to finish. The Next World also promises hundreds of choices for the player to make over the course of the game, adding to the strategy needed to keep their colony alive.

If you are a fan of visual novel games but prefer a little added strategy, The Next World may very well be one to look out for as it is expected to release on Steam in February. Find out more on the official site.



Raised on C&C, Theme Hospital, and Dungeon Keeper it was inevitable I would become a strategy nerd... and Sci-Fi (I love Sci-Fi). Board gaming is my second love (after video games of course). Find me on Twitter @alexwilkinson