Valiant Hearts: The Great War release announcement and assets

A new war game is coming out for consoles later in June, and the early returns look like it could be pretty interesting. We have some screenshots, a trailer and the press release here.


First, the news item:

Ubisoft confirmed today that Valiant Hearts: The Great War, a puzzle-adventure game set during World War I, will release on June 25th, 2014. The game will be available for download on Xbox LIVE for the Xbox® 360 and Xbox® One, on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation® 4, and PC Digital at the price of $14.99.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is the story of crossed destinies and broken love in a world torn apart by war. The emotional journey follows four characters inextricably drawn together over the course of the game as they brave the battles and difficulties of the Great War alongside their faithful canine companion. Friendship, love, sacrifice and tragedy befall each as they help each other to retain their humanity against the horrors brought on by war.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is being developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, known for their work on critically-acclaimed titles like Beyond Good & Evil®, Rayman Origins® and Rayman® Legends. The title uses UbiArt Framework which allows them to efficiently animate the game’s comic-book style, which consists of a wide-ranging color palette – from the dark trenches to green forests and snowy fields, and provides stunning scenic variety and visual contrast.


Next up, some screens:








Now we have some artwork:



Last up, the trailer:


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