For , Remedy Entertainment followed a simple mantra: “Let’s get weird.”
The Finland-based developer has always had , creating both the shadowy horrors in Alan Wake and the time-shifting powers in Quantum Break. Like those games, Control (out August 27 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC) is a third-person shooter set in an intriguing new world. But unlike its predecessors, Control dives head-first into the unknown, to a place where alternate dimensions and monstrous creatures threaten to invade our reality.
You play as Jessie Faden, who at the beginning unexpectedly becomes the new director of the Federal Bureau of Control, a mysterious government agency that investigates the paranormal. In the process, she inherits superpowers, such as flying and to manipulating objects with her mind.