Demo for A New Beginning gets underway

If you want a little glimpse into the future, look no further than the new demo release of A New Beginning, though expect to be both intrigued and horrified by what you see in Daedalic's acclaimed eco-thriller.

In the year 2500, mankind is on the brink of total annihilation due to environmental disaster. The only hope is to send a small team back in time in to prevent the cataclysmic events from ever happening. The first jump to 2050 is already too late, so it's left to a young woman named Fay to return to present day in order to persuade a cynical retired scientist that his research is the key to saving the world. And then the bigger challenge: convincing the world it needs saving while wealthy industrialists fight to interfere.

The demo weighs in at nearly 1 GB, beginning with the prologue and including parts of the opening chapter, introducing the two lead characters, Fay and Bent Svensson. The sampler can be found at the official website.

For more details about A New Beginning, check out our review of the game, which was released in the UK last month.

Details on A New Beginning

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