Enslaved: Odyssey to the West still pretty, still unheard of

Hey kids! Want to be indie like me? Now you don’t have to play weird, esoteric games with poor production values! You can play Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, whose real subtitle should be “Try as we might, no one will ever give a flying fuck about our game”.

Seriously. What more can Ninja Theory do? They’ve got a brilliant looking game. It trailers well. Lots of games journalism types love it, and sing its praises (okay, mostly Jim Sterling, but you know what? That’s good enough). And yet, 4 hours after posting, the dozen trailers on youtube have about 20 combined views. Maybe it’s just their luck, releasing their newest trailer on Bioshock Infinite day. Maybe their game is cursed. I don’t know. What I do know is, I’ll be buying this one. Because it looks fantastic.