Metroidvania Test Stay Calm.
The wonderful Boundary Break YouTube channel has forced open Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and taken a look inside for our viewing pleasure.
THERE MAY BE SPOILERS AHEAD:
The video, below, reveals what’s inside a Sarlacc, what happens to NPCs who exit stage left, and how the game creates the illusion of spaceship lightspeed travel.
Other highlights include panning the camera back to reveal entire levels:
Revealing how capes do funny things in cutscenes:
The green out of bounds object that includes the text, Metroidvania Test Stay Calm:
And moving the camera to show how the game’s protagonist, Cal, is beheaded for some first-person cutscenes:
It’s a great video, and well worth a watch if you’re into developers tricks!