Away: The Survival Series Takes You on a Journey into the Wild
Bringing Nature to Life
In order to feel truly immersed in nature, we set out to create a visually stunning world filled with colourful, vibrant environments. Given the Sugar Glider’s small size, we made sure every plant, leaf, and blade of grass was accounted for, and this attention to detail pays off when you navigate the wide variety of landscapes in Away.
We also designed the environments around the Sugar Glider’s ability to jump, climb, and glide through its surroundings. This flexibility allows you to navigate the world around you in any way you see fit. Whether you’re wandering through the forest, exploring a dark cavern, or gliding through a canyon, each part of your journey will immerse you in nature in a way you’ve never experienced before.
Enter the Animal Kingdom
As you make your way across the world of Away, you will encounter living, breathing ecosystems filled with predators and prey of all shapes and sizes. From small insects to large mammals, the animals you see in the wild each lead a life of their own, interacting with each other independently of your adventures.
Of course, you will also be able to interact with these animals as you encounter them throughout your journey. Whether you’re hunting down small critters or avoiding large predators through stealth and agility, you get to choose how you want to approach each situation. But be careful not to bite off more than you can chew…
Crafting an Immersive Atmosphere
If you’ve ever watched a nature documentary, you know just how captivating it is to dive into the wilderness and follow an animal’s quest for survival. We wanted to achieve this same feeling with Away, and a big part of this involved creating a soundtrack that would complement the narrator throughout your adventures.
Having worked on the soundtrack for nature documentaries such as Life and Planet Earth II, we partnered with award-winning composer and audio director Mike Raznick to compose Away’s orchestral score. Both epic and atmospheric, the game’s enchanting soundtrack punctuates every step of your journey and makes for a truly captivating gameplay experience.
After three years of hard work, we are delighted to announce Away: The Survival Series for PlayStation 4! We can’t wait to share more gameplay with you, so feel free to check out ourfor more updates as we take you deeper into the animal kingdom.