Media Molecule Announces Two New Made In Dreams Projects

Scoria, Gabbro, and their adorable bat friend in the Made In Dreams project Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale

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Media Molecule Announces Two New Made In Dreams Projects

July 27, 2021

By: Joseph Allen

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Media Molecule
Platforms
PlayStation 4
Release Date
April 16, 2019
Genre
Sandbox
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Media Molecule has announced two new projects under the Made In Dreams label. Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale is a co-op game developed internally at Media Molecule, while Tren is a "high-score chasing, track-building adventure" from Media Molecule's lead designer.

What is Made In Dreams, and what will it mean for Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale?

Made In Dreams is Media Molecule's label for games that have been created entirely within the Dreams creation suite. The developer announced Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale earlier today via Twitter, and we'll learn more about the game at the DreamsCom community convention later. It'll be the first of two new games in the "MM Originals" lineup. Media Molecule also released an official trailer, promising the ability to tackle Ancient Dangers solo or "double the chaos by teaming up with a friend". The trailer is pretty bare-bones; it's a teaser showing main characters Scoria and Gabbro delving into a dungeon along with their adorable bat friend.

Scoria and Gabbro facing down a dungeon entrance in the Made In Dreams project Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale
Ancient Dangers: A Bat's Tale has been made entirely within the Dreams creation suite and will boast full co-op functionality.

Are there any other Dreams MM Originals in production?

As it happens, Media Molecule also announced another MM Originals game made entirely within DreamsTren is a "high-score chasing, track-building adventure" that comes to us from BeechCorp. Contrary to what you might believe, BeechCorp isn't really a separate developer; Tren is the passion project of Media Molecule lead designer John Beech, who was promoted to his position back in June. We don't know a lot about Tren yet; again, Media Molecule is promising more information about the game during the presentation later. If you're interested in Dreams, you'll want to make sure you tune into it.

A teaser image for Tren, a new Made In Dreams project by Media Molecule designer John Beech
We don't know what this Tren image means for the game, but we're sure excited to find out.

Be sure to tune in to Media Molecule's Dreams stream at 12PM EST for more news about both of these projects. DreamsCom 21 consists entirely of Made In Dreams projects and will also offer a virtual show floor that you can explore within the game. Several creators will be hosting Dreams live streams over the next week or so, too, so if you're a Dreams fan, this is the week for you. If you've yet to discover its delights, you can grab Dreams on the PlayStation Store for PS4 right now. It's also playable on PS5 via backwards compatibility.

 
 

Are you looking forward to finding out more about these Media Molecule Dreams projects? Let us know in the comments below!

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