Before Oil released next week, the folks at Devolver Digital decided to release a new story trailer for the game. We have seen and heard things about the game going back to the end of 2018 as the game has been in development for a long time and even pushed the release date back to January 28th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that we’re approaching the game’s official release next Thursday, we’ll get a better insight into the story behind the game. This special trailer gives you some of your tips for the wonders that await you in the land of Terraphage. Learn about the catastrophic circumstances that heard the moneyless and now stranded Lord Faraday, and finally see how his fortunes changed course after a chance encounter with the enigmatic Lady Olija. Enjoy the trailer below!
Oil is a game about the Faradays quest, a man shipwrecked and then trapped in the mysterious land of Terraphage. Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other sailors try to leave this hostile land to return to their homelands. Through adventurous exploration, storytelling and razor-sharp combat, the player will discover a strange world and its inhabitants, including Olija, an enigmatic lady to whom Faraday finds himself bound over time. Inspired by unexpected stories and cinematic adventure games, Olija is a story about meeting the unknown in adversity.
- Explore a mysterious and handmade world inspired by the sailor’s legends and Asian imagination.
- Use legendary harpoons and rethink movement through platforming, puzzles and combat.
- Save colleagues and meet curious characters to learn more about Terraphage and the enigmatic Olija.
- Beautifully melancholic soundtrack inspired by Flamenco, lo-fi and traditional Japanese music.
- Craft magic hats!