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Announcing our next game: What Remains of Edith Finch

We’ve been working on our next game for the last two years but today is the first time we’re able to start talking about it. We’re super excited!

It’s called What Remains of Edith Finch and it’s a collection of short stories about a cursed family in Washington State.

Each story is about a different member of the Finch family and every story ends with that family member’s death. The stories are all played from a first-person perspective but the gameplay, the setting and the tone of the stories are all quite different, mirroring the family members themselves. As a player you’ll follow Edith Finch as she explores the history of her family and tries to figure out why she’s the last Finch left alive.

On the surface our new game looks pretty different from our first one. For The Unfinished Swan our goal was to evoke the awe and wonder of classic children’s books. With What Remains of Edith Finch we’re creating an experience that feels like opening a book of short stories and particularly the genre of Weird Fiction. But I think both games have a very similar core: what it feels like to be a child, encountering forces beyond your ability to understand or control.

Thank you to all our fans for being so patient for the last two years! We’re not sure yet when the game will be released but we’re expecting sometime in 2016. It’ll be available exclusively for the PlayStation 4.

Lots more to come!

What Remains of Edith Finch

3 Responses to “Announcing our next game: What Remains of Edith Finch”

  1. Messofanego Says:

    Getting Vanishing of Ethan Carter vibes especially mentioning weird fiction 😀 First Person Swinging yay!

  2. Kevin Says:

    I have been patiently waiting for Giant Sparrow to announce their next game. This will be the reason I buy a PS4. Keep the updates coming 🙂

  3. Raphael Says:

    I love the concept of this game, like I loved The unfinished Swan. You guys know what you do and are able to create a fantastic atmosphere. The Trailer is awesome and I am really looking forward to 2016, because of this game 🙂