Mark of the Ninja Developer Making Turn-Based Tactical Espionage Game

By Ishaan . July 2, 2013 . 3:20pm

Klei Entertainment, developers of Mark of the Ninja, have announced their next gameIncognita. While Klei themselves haven’t announced further details, IGN reports that Incognita is a “turn-based tactical espionage” game.

 

Incognita is heavily inspired by XCOM, which is a game that designer Jason Dreger “adores”. The focus of the game is breaking into and stealing from heavily-guarded and secure locales.

 

Says studio co-founder Jamie Cheng, “In the majority of turn-based games, positioning is your number one priority… From our standpoint, we wanted to make a game where information is one of the key things that you want.”

 

Incognita is in development for PC, with Mac and Linux versions to follow.

 


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  • Jungo

    If it’s anywhere NEAR as good as Mark of the Ninja, this will be amazing. Totally looking forward to it! They have a great grasp on stealth games with Mark of the Ninja, better than anyone else in the field I’d say.

  • Lexaus_the_Alchemist

    Man, what is up with this resurgence of tactical strategy games? Not saying it’s a bad thing (I love turn-based RPGs), I’m just finding it amusing.

    But devs like Double Fine and Klei Entertainment haven’t made anything bad, so I’m kinda hyped for this while knowing nothing about it.

  • Warboss Aohd

    yay X-Com!

  • JustThisOne

    Stealing, you say? :3 I’m down with that!

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