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Xbox One and Windows 10 Exclusive ‘Ashen’ Will No Longer Release in 2016

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We recently spoke with the developers Ashen to get an update on the game and have learned that the game will no longer release in 2016.

Our full interview with the developers is forthcoming, but we have been told that Ashen will now release in 2017. However, as we learned in our interview with the developers at Aurora44, the game is coming along just fine, but they would like more time to perfect the world they’ve been building.

Stay tuned for more details on Ashen later this week when our interview with Derek Bradley goes live on our Youtube channel. Ashen is coming to the Xbox One and Windows 10 in 2017.

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Sci-Fi Adventure Tether Back in Development, Demo Released

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Freesphere Entertainment has announced that Tether is back in active development, almost a year after it was put on hold.

Alongside the announcement, the team has finally released the prototype version of the previous incarnation of the project for free on itch.io. According to the announcement, the decision to release the demo came because “it seemed silly to have years of hard work sat there for people who worked on it to not get any recognition.”

The post also suggests that Freesphere has gone back to the drawing board for the project, saying that it is seeking to reduce the scope of the story and hinting at a “new direction.”

The demo is a long time coming, as creative director Mark Gregory first told OnlySP late last year that it would be made available as part of a larger interview discussing some of the problems and struggles faced by the team members, which included underfunding, a lack of publisher interest, and personal burnout.

For anyone unfamiliar with Tether, the sci-fi adventure promises to tell the story of a mother trapped aboard a space station while on a mission to prevent environmental collapse. While the premise raises echoes of the ‘walking simulator’ format, the game was quite ambitious, featuring time manipulation mechanics, a reactive AI enemy similar to Alien: Isolation‘s xenomorph, and immersive sim elements. How much of that will be retained in the new version remains to be seen.

OnlySP’s Amy Davidson has already pledged to trial the demo as a future entry in the Friday Freebies Club, which this week will examine \SPEK.TAKL\, so watch out for that.

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