The platformer that puts children in an disturbingly creepy worlds, Little Nightmares, is getting a sequel. Aptly named Little Nightmares 2, the game has been officially announced at the annual European gaming convention – Gamescom 2019. Little Nightmares 2 has been announced to release on all home gaming platforms including PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Produced by Bandai Namco in partnership with Tarsier Studios, Little Nightmares 2 is the story of Mono, a young boy trapped in a world distorted by the humming transmission of a distant Signal Tower. Making a comeback is Six, the girl in a yellow raincoat who was the protagonist in the first game. Together they set out to discover the grim secrets of the world while fleeing from the monstrous residents out to capture them.
In Little Nightmares 2, you will be in control of Mono, with Six acting as your computer-controlled companion. The relationship between the two children is said to play a huge role in the game’s story and will also unveil new gameplay mechanics.
New gameplay mechanics have been added to Little Nightmares 2. Mono will occasionally be able to wield a range of items picked up in the environment to interact with the game’s puzzles or to deal with certain enemies. There will also be times when stealth remains the best option, sneaking past towering enemies, and times when you must think quickly to save yourself, as well as Six.
The game’s setting will also venture outside of The Maw, which is the setting of the first game. Little Nightmares 2 is said to explore new environments including a dark wilderness and face new enemies, such as the sadistic Teacher.