Devolver Digital and Free Lives revealed this week that their ecological strategy title Terra Nil will hit Steam on March 28th.
Preorders are already live (the game costs US$24.99 or your regional equivalent) and Free Lives has pledged to donate a portion of the profit from their Steam sales to the Endangered Wildlife Trust. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, then you might also want to consider that during the preorder period, you are getting the Deluxe Edition for the price of the Standard Edition, which is a pretty tempting deal.
Terra Nil is a game about transforming a barren, lifeless landscape into a thriving, vibrant ecosystem. Turn dead soil into fertile grassland, clean polluted oceans, plant sprawling forests, and create the ideal habitat for animals to call home. Then recycle your buildings and leave no trace that you were there. Reclaim the wasteland.
A reverse city builder
Use advanced eco-technology to purify the soil, creating plains, wetlands, beaches, rainforests, wildflowers, and more—then efficiently recycle everything you’ve built, leaving the environment pristine for its new animal inhabitants.
Different maps every time
Procedurally generated landscapes mean no two playthroughs of Terra Nil will ever be the same. Plan your build around randomized, challenging, and unpredictable terrain, including snaking rivers, mountains, lowlands, and oceans.
A natural ebb and flow
Each region of Terra Nil progresses through phases, with the ultimate goal being leaving pristine wilderness behind. Levels are not about infinite growth, but rather balancing and nurturing the environment before leaving it in peace.
Lush hand-painted environments, relaxing music, and an atmospheric ambient soundscape make Terra Nil a peaceful, meditative experience. When you’re done, use Appreciate mode to bask in the natural beauty of the ecosystem you have restored.