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EA’s gameplay trailer for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is an overdue joy

See Faith in action in new 'Mirror's Edge' trailer.


Imad Khan


Posted on Aug 5, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 5:27 am CDT

Electronic Arts released a trailer for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Wednesday, and fans can now see actual gameplay footage. More importantly: It’s glorious.

The first Mirror’s Edge was released back in 2008 to critical acclaim, but less-than-stellar sales. Fans believed that a sequel was outside of the realm of financial feasibility for EA. But it was during E3 2013 that EA put previous rumors to rest and announced that Faith would be returning in a prequel, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst.

Mirror’s Edge was unique because it allowed players to freerun with first-person gameplay and on highly contrasted rooftops. It also allowed players to finish the game without shooting a single bullet. Mirror’s Edge remains a one-of-a-kind gamer’s game with a passionate cult following.

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is slated for a February release.

Screengrab via Mirror’s Edge/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 5, 2015, 9:26 pm CDT