Bonsai Collective has released a new trailer for its bullet-hell first-person shooter, Moon Abysstitled “Incarcerate,” as part of the showcase at Gamescom 2023. The trailer highlights the key characters, Aylin and Fawkes.
“The story is an important part of the Luna Abyss experience that Bonsai Collective has been developing, so it’s great to finally be able to put it front and center in this new trailer,” said Benni Hill, Bonsai Collective’s creative director, in a statement. Press release. “We can’t wait to show the game to more of our colleagues at Gamescom.”
The previously unreleased video sheds light on the roles of both characters in the game’s story, with Aylin guiding the player as they traverse the various environments at the heart of Luna Abyss. Players will discover that those who venture into Luna Abyss must uncover the mysteries of the mimetic moon turned prison planet, as well as the abyss within. Aylin is the main guide when you leave your cell, playing the role of Governor of the Blood Moon Penal Colony. Following the directions of the mysterious “All-Father”, her main goal is to help and support the Explorers in her care, though her somewhat patchy understanding of humans sometimes leads her to make questionable decisions.
The trailer also details the game’s protagonist, the prisoner Fawkes, imprisoned on the Blood Moon for having the trademark red eyes of the Marked. Alone, scared, and thousands of miles from home, Fawkes just wants to survive his doom, but the Abyss holds many secrets, and unsuspecting Explorers might discover things best left alone.
With this presentation at Gamescom, Bonsai Collective gives players an exciting look at the world and characters of Moon Abysspromising a unique experience of action and mystery in a first-person shooter.