Gaming as a medium enables so many different facets of exploration. Whether it be literal in-game worlds and universes to explore and discover, or the examine the very ways we perceive and interact with environments and media around us, gaming is unique in being able to expand these horizons. Rememoried by Hangonit is an upcoming exploration game with central mechanic of forgetting.

What happens should you fall asleep while stargazing, Rememoried asks. A new world opens, for you to dream and walk among the stars. Gates between places in your dreams and memories both open and you become free to wander.

It is breathtaking at first glance, and becomes more stunning as you see more. Brightly contrasting and wondrous, Rememoried looks like the kind of world a lot of people will gladly get lost in. The imagery is evocative and fascinating, compelling you to delve in and discover its secrets. And then in a twist the game wants you to forget these wonderful dreams.

The surroundings and your avenues of progress through the dream layers change as you look away. Leaving areas and returning to find them not what you remembered is the central mechanic of the game and it sounds incredibly engaging. Meanwhile, failure to progress may lead you to fall back yet again to find things changed once more. For such a simple mechanic it has such vast potential.

The developer has put a lot of thought into the sound design, using classical music as well as both static and generated scores to keep you invested and involved with the world around you. Narration and written word will be used to expand the story as you venture up through the dream layers and higher.

The game has successfully gone through the Greenlight process and is scheduled to launch on Steam on August 31st, 2015. Its stunning imagery and attention to detail has already captivated me and I can't wait to see more of the game, and to get a chance to play it for myself. If you're at all interested in artistic exploration in games, it would be in your best interest to keep your eye on Rememoried. I have a feeling this is going to be something special.