A Rat’s Quest: The Way Back Home is an upcoming game that looks an awful lot like Skyrim just decided to make a rat the playable character.
We’ve got a more detailed look at A Rat’s Quest – including on story points, gameplay footage and game mechanics. You must find your way home through a landscape full of dangers:
“Follow Mat, the Scavenger, on his long journey to find his way back home. Experience a world full of threats from a rat’s unique perspective, while fighting and sneaking on a rodent’s most dangerous adventure.”
Developed by The Dreamerians and published by HandyGames, you must tackle dangerous enemies and environments to get home to your family and true love. Have a look at the trailer here:
As you can see from the trailer, there’s a playfulness about the movement style. You can walk, scamper and swing with your tail to traverse the dangerous environments.
HandyGames is part of the THQ Nordic and Embracer Group family – who’ve published things like the SpongeBob SquarePants games we wrote about earlier this month. A Rat’s Quest is a bit of an international collaboration – with HandyGames coming from Germany and The Dreamerians hailing from Mexico.
Despite this globe-trotting team, the game has a bit of a Disney feel – reminding me of a mix of An American Tail and Ratatouille. The developers are clearly leaning into this, the game includes 200 cinematics with a full voice-over.
This is The Dreamerians debut game and will be released on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. No word on an exact release date yet, but you can add it to your wishlist on Steam.
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Featured Image Credit: The Dreamerians and HandyGames