Giant Squid announces Abzu for PlayStation 4

From the art director of Thatgamecompany's Journey.

Abzu

Giant Squid, a studio formed by the art director of Thatgamecompany’s Journey, under the publishing arm of 505 Games announced Abzu for PlayStation 4 during Sony Computer Entertainment’s E3 media briefing this evening.

Abzu will take players on an adventure into hte depths of the oean, where majestic creatures and lost secrets are waiting to be encountered. It draws inspiration from “a deep, innate story that we all carry in our collective subconscious, a universal origin myth that resonates across cultures.”

The name references Mesopotamian mythology–a combination of the words “Ab,” for ocean, and “Zu,” for “knowledge”–making the game’s title mean “Ocean of Wisdom.”

Watch the announcement trailer below.

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