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New Control Trailer Gives Players Crash Course on Game’s Plot


New Control Trailer Gives Players Crash Course on Game’s Plot

The latest trailer for Control is heavy on info and exposition, giving players everything they’ll need to know to be ready for the game’s release.

Streamed by the game’s official YouTube account on Aug. 14, the trailer is short and sweet, digging into the most basic elements that make up the game’s story while interspersing footage of the title in action throughout.

Drawn to the Federal Bureau of Control in search of information about her past, Jesse Faden finds herself pulled into a calamity that threatens to swallow the shadowy organization whole.

As a result, she is made the director of the Bureau, forced to team up with a strange array of members from it in the hopes of stopping the calamity before it’s too late.

Of course, this is easier said than done. For every new ally she encounters, she’ll also come face to face with the orchestrators of the plot; the Hiss, an otherworldly force intent on seeing the Bureau and its members destroyed.

It’s all fairly straight-forward, and the new footage of Jesse’s allies does stoke one’s imagination on who they are and how they’ll be implemented in the wider narrative.

Those interested can view the full trailer down below.

First revealed at E3 2018, Control is the latest offering from Remedy Entertainment, the studio behind such titles as Quantum Break and Alan Wake.

Our time with the game via previews has left us more than a little excited for its release, and if you’re still on the fence about its potential, we’ve got a list breaking down all of the reasons it’s one of the biggest titles to look forward to this fall.

Control is currently slated for release on Aug. 27 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. For more on the game, check out our op-ed on why the title’s short run time is a huge plus.

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