Sea of Solitude looks rife with mystery and despair. What little we’ve seen is a poignant depiction of a young woman coping with loneliness. The physical manifestation is a sinking city and many horrifying monsters.
For obvious reasons, developer Jo-Mei Games and publisher Electronic Arts are keeping the premise broad and unclear. Too many details threatens to undo a game like this. The emotional gut punch needs to stay concealed.
Soon enough, we’ll find out for ourselves. Sea of Solitude will launch on July 5 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One for $20. That’s when we can help Kay navigate these troubled waters, and, hopefully, put these demons to rest.