Never Alone's first trailer explains the importance of passing along wisdom

The first trailer for Upper One Games' atmospheric puzzle platformer developed in partnership with Alaska natives, Never Alone, reflects on the importance of passing wisdom from one generation to the next.

Never Alone, also known as Kisima Inŋitchuŋa, examines the lore of the Iñupiat people. According to the game's description, it's set "in a place where survival shouldn't be possible." The game will explore what it means to be human, as well as the stories that have been handed down for generations.

"For thousands of years, we told stories from one generation to the next," the narrator says in the video above. "Our stories help us to understand how the world is ordered and our place within it. But what good are old stories if the wisdom they contain is not shared? That's why we're making this game ... We have so much to share and now we have a way to share it."

Never Alone is slated for launch this fall. For more on the Cook Inlet Tribal Council and Upper One Games, read our feature.

More from Polygon

Enemy Starfighter: Homeworld from inside a fighter

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay trailer

  • Diablo 3 - Xbox One vs. PC comparison

  • Hearthstone - Military Quarter gameplay video

  • Elite: Dangerous Overview video

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker