The Morning Children, the game once dubbed the “Marxism Simulator,” returns this September with brand new features and gameplay elements. Originally released exclusively for PlayStation 4 in 2016, the online social action game spent a year in Early Access before Sony finally shut it down. In 2021, however, Q-Games, the developer working on the project alongside Sony’s now-defunct Japan Studio, acquired the intellectual property rights to the game with the intention of rebooting it. Now that parts of the game have been tweaked and reworked, the developer is officially introducing it as The Tomorrow Children: Phoenix Edition.
In the game, an experiment to unify all human consciousness went awry and destroyed society. The survivors left behind attempt to rebuild humanity in the decades that follow, and it is your mission to venture into the empty spaces (dubbed “the Void”) left by the experiment. Out in the void, you must fight monsters and mine minerals to build a new world.
The new version features offline solo play and a Comrade AI system for collaborative play. There is also a new main feature called Monoliths, which are structures found in the Void. When triggered, they change the state of emerging islands, giving you access to hidden areas, secret treasures, and other new ways to explore the same locations. Monoliths can be activated in both single and multiplayer modes, allowing you to explore transformed islands with your friends.
The Tomorrow Children: Phoenix Edition Coming to PS4 and PS5 on September 6th in Europe and North America and September 7th in Japan with improvements. Q Games founder Dylan Cuthbert said in a statement:
“I am extremely pleased to confirm that The Tomorrow Children: Phoenix Edition will be released this September, exactly 6 years to the day since the game’s original release. We’ve put so much into the revival and it’s a pleasure to know that in two months we’ll be able to explore the void again together as a community.
It was important to us to create the best possible experience for both new and returning players, and the addition of Monoliths really brings island exploration to the same level for everyone. They have allowed us to deliver new perspectives on existing islands and will provide opportunities for the community to find fun, new ways to explore together. I personally can’t wait to get online to experience them with you guys in September!”
You can watch a trailer for this Phoenix edition under:
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https://www.engadget.com/the-tomorrow-children-phoenix-edition-playstation-september-6th-115009827.html?src=rss ‘The Tomorrow Children: Phoenix Edition’ comes to PlayStation on September 6th