The Chinese Room has recently shared their narrative adventure Dear Esther: Landmark Edition on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
For those unaware, this is a narrative adventure game that takes place on an uninhabited Hebridean island. One lone man must piece together the chain of events which led to his wife’s death. The game was widely acclaimed upon its original release on PC back in 2012, with the new Landmark Edition introducing a brand new commentary which reunited the original team of Jessica Curry, Rob Briscoe, and Dan Pinchbeck for the first time in years to play through and comment on the game, its legacy, and offer up unique insight into the creation of the game.
This commentary can be played from the beginning, with the Landmark Edition also featuring several additional tweaks, including additional accessibility options. In addition, in includes respectful trophies and achievements, with the PlayStation 4 version being bundled with a dynamic theme.
Dan Pinchbeck of The Chinese Room stated, “Dear Esther has been with us for eight years now, but our passion remains undiminished – and we are as excited about it now as we were the first time. This Landmark Edition is the culmination of the work of an extraordinary team of individuals and we’re excited to see how console players will respond.”
Are you excited for the recent launch?