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Beyond Good & Evil 2 is making a lot of promises we've heard before


Seeing a Beyond Good and Evil 2 trailer at E3 this year was exciting. I've been waiting for any nugget of info about the sequel for longer than I can keep track, and the cinematic showed off a beautiful sci-fi game that could potentially live up to everything I've been hoping for. But the further away from that initial reveal we've gotten, and the more we've actually learned about the game, the more my excitement has dripped away. No gameplay was shown at E3, only a behind-closed-doors tech demo showing off some of what its engine can do.

Beyond Good and Evil 2: E3 2017 Official Announcement Trailer | Ubisoft [US]

In an interview with creator Michel Ancel, he said he considered the game to be at "day one of development," which is not encouraging for a sequel that's already had its share of false starts. Worse though, that admission exposes that very little of what's been revealed about Beyond Good and Evil 2 so far has actually been executed. A lot of it is just ideas and promises right now—and they're promises we&

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