Re-Logic and Engine Software have announced a game that they describe as NOT Terraria 2”.
It's called Terraria: Otherworld and is set in an alternate dimension within the Terraria universe”. The game is designed to expand upon the existing title, exploring what might have been, and approaching gameplay in a new direction”.
Adds the blurb: Terraria: Otherworld places the player in a life-and-death struggle to restore a once-pristine world – now overrun by a malevolent force that has corrupted nature itself – to its original splendor. Along with a rag-tag band of survivors, will you be able to successfully harness the power of an array of weaponry, magic, defences, and even the world itself to thwart the designs of this unseen evil?
Combining the experience of sandbox gameplay with role-playing and strategy elements, Terraria: Otherworld explores the Terraria experience in an innovative and unique way - providing a fresh approach to the open world” genre.”
The game is in development for PC and Mac, with the studios considering” a release on PS4 and Xbox One, but a final decision has apparently not yet been made.
Here's a trailer: