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A screenshot of Gibbon: Beyond The Trees showing a jungle landscape with a gibbon leaping high in the air between two trees.

Gibbon: Beyond The Trees is a 2D journey during which you swing between treetops and slide down branches like Disney’s Tarzan or an arboreal skateboarder. It’s Gibbon’s Pro Skater. GibbonGibbon World. It’s from the creators of Old Man’s Journey and appears equally beautiful, and it is due out in early 2022. Watch the announce trailer under.

I really feel I say this twice every week, however grappling hooks actually are the most effective issues in video video games, and gibbons are mainly nature’s grapple hookers. Their lengthy arms are simply quick grappling hooks.

Described as a “hand-drawn ecological adventure,” Gibbon: Beyond The Trees tells an hour-long story that strikes from jungles to cities and incorporates points comparable to deforestation, poaching and local weather change.

The core of the expertise is mastering its motion system, whereby you swing from branches to construct momentum and may carry out particular strikes like swinging from different gibbon’s in mid-air. Alongside the story mode there’s additionally a procecurally generated “liberation mode” you may play to refine your swinging and sliding.

I am unable to fairly inform from the trailer the way you’re controlling that motion system – how a lot enter is concerned in swinging your means alongside a department, for instance. Gibbon: Beyond The Trees will launch on Apple Arcade first, on February twenty fifth, which possibly suggests its not super-involved by way of button presses.

After its Apple debut, Gibbon will arrive on Steam (and Switch) someday in early 2022. You can wishlist it on Steam now. If you missed their earlier work, Old Man’s Journey remains to be nicely price testing.

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