The builders of very pretty Gris have introduced their subsequent game: equally lovely-looking Neva, which can launch subsequent yr. It is a puzzle platformer a couple of girl and her wolf good friend rising nearer as they journey by way of a dying world.

“Neva chronicles the story of Alba, a younger girl sure to a curious wolf cub following a traumatic encounter with darkish forces,” Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital say on Neva’s retailer web page. “Collectively they embark on a deadly journey by way of a once-beautiful world because it slowly decays round them.”

(Picture credit score: Nomada Studio, Devolver Digital)

Trailer spoiler alert: the traumatic occasion is being attacked by a bunch of black goop monsters that kill mama wolf. That is positively going to be a tearjerker. So assist me, in the event that they do something to harm that wolf cub.

“Neva will function conventional animation and puzzle platforming, but additionally fight in opposition to monstrous enemies,” Nomada Studio says in its announcement put up. “Over time, their relationship will evolve as they study to work collectively, serving to each other to courageous more and more harmful conditions. The wolf will develop from a rebellious cub to an imposing grownup looking for to forge his personal id.”

It sounds a bit just like the emotional puzzling vibes someplace between Ori and the Blind Forest and The Final Guardian, to me.

Neva is deliberate to launch someday in 2024 and you may wishlist it on Steam till then.