Luto is a first-person psychological horror game about ache, loss, insecurity, and what occurs to an individual when he cannot even depart his own residence. It’s set to come back out later this 12 months, and we received our first take a look at its disturbingly creepy world in a brand new trailer that appeared in at present’s Future Games Show.

The Steam web page for Luto would not go into nice element about what the game has in retailer. It guarantees a “dynamic narrative environment” with “environmental and sensory horror,” depictions of hysteria and despair, and an exploration of various kinds of phobias, which certain feels like an excellent time. The final aim is to flee your own home—actually, simply to get exterior—a journey that “will lead you through a series of paths that will challenge your senses.”

Watching the trailer, although, I feel that conserving issues obscure is the good technique to go. To put it bluntly, Luto appears to be like tousled: There are loads of acquainted horror-game tropes in view, like darkish hallways, messages scrawled on partitions, doorways that all of a sudden fly open, and—after all—the world’s worst flashlight, however there are hints of worse issues, too. As the narration says, “The worst part about Hell is not the flames, it’s the hopelessness.” Family photographs, floating toys, stickers on the tv, labelled bins: Memories look to be the theme right here, and there’s no higher, simpler lure on the earth than reminiscence.

All of that’s conjecture, after all—we’ll have to attend some time to seek out out what Luto actually has occurring. (And what the title means, too.) Luto is presently slated to launch on Steam later this 12 months.