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You Can Now Pre-Order The Eerie, Episodic, Mystery Kona: Day One & Score Beta Access

Parabole has opened pre-orders for Kôna: Day One, the first act of its eerie interactive tale set in the 1970s Canadian north.

When private detective Carl Faubert arrives in a small town to investigate strange cases of vandalism, he finds the area is unusually quiet; except for a devastating blizzard. Where is his client? What could possibly have happened?

Players who pre-order Kôna: Day One will receive a 30% discount as well as access to the Beta beginning January 29. Continue reading You Can Now Pre-Order The Eerie, Episodic, Mystery Kona: Day One & Score Beta Access

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Layers Of Fear Left Gamers Cowering In Terror While In Early Access, Now They’re Extending Their Reach, Releasing Onto PS4, Xbox One, & PC

Prepare to bathe in terror, plummeting ever deeper into the fragile psyche of a tormented painter as he fruitlessly battles his inner demons and troubled past to put onto canvas his crowning achievement.

Layers of Fear, developed by the masters of terror at Bloober Team and published by Aspyr Media, will debut in February 16 on PlayStation 4, as well as PC (Windows/Mac/Linux) and Xbox One, where early sneak peeks have already made it one of the most acclaimed horror games in years. Continue reading Layers Of Fear Left Gamers Cowering In Terror While In Early Access, Now They’re Extending Their Reach, Releasing Onto PS4, Xbox One, & PC

Parabole Reveals Their Day One Trailer Their Intense Mystery Thriller Kôna

Parabole has revealed a new trailer for Kôna’s first episode, called Kôna: Day One, due for launch in January 2016 on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

In Kôna: Day One, private detective Carl Faubert arrives in an eerie Northern Canadian town to investigate cases of vandalism reported by W. Hamilton, a rich industrialist known to have disagreements with the local Cree community. But an unexpected blizzard is ravaging the area, and Faubert’s client seems to have missed their rendezvous. Something is definitely off…
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Who Murdered Harris Bullard? Uncover The Truth In The Mysterious Horror Thriller, Dead Secret

After a decade of rigorously studying horror and mystery game design, independent studio Robot Invader is excited to announce the release of its first game in the genre: Dead Secret. Designed specifically for VR yet firmly connected to its console roots, the game will launch in January on Steam, PS4, and PS3 and later in 2016 on Oculus Rift and Playstation VR. It is available today for purchase on Gear VR for $9.99.

Who murdered Harris Bullard? A reclusive man with a mysterious past, Bullard was found dead in his study five days ago. Nobody suspects foul play, least of all the police. But you know better: this is murder, and it’s up to you to prove it.
Designed for console and VR, Dead Secret is a mystery thriller in which you play as an ambitious journalist on a mission to make headlines. To get the story you’ll have to comb the crime scene for clues and decipher the mystery of Bullard’s twisted past. Uncover secret documents, explore the dead man’s home, and piece together the puzzle to name the killer.  But keep your wits about you: Bullard took his secrets to the grave, and somebody wants them to stay there.

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The Cyberpunk Point & Click Thriller, MURDER, Goes On Sale Tomorrow For PC, IOS, & Android Devices

Upcoming Interactive cyberpunk short story ‘Murder’, developed by celebrated indie developer Peter Moorhead, will be landing on PC/Steam, iOS and Android from October 21st for £1.99/$2.99/€2.99 with a special 10% discount for the initial launch period.

To celebrate the launch, publisher Curve Digital has also permanently reduced the price of Moorhead’s previous title ‘Stranded’ to £2.99/$3.99/€3.99.  A bundle containing both Murder and Stranded will also be available on October 21st for the reduced price of £3.99/$4.99/€4.99.

Murder is a unique point and click experience. Heavily inspired by the works of Masamune Shirow, Katsuhiro Otomo, Neal Stephenson, and other cyberpunk greats, Murder takes players on a journey through a near-future Tokyo. Follow the actions of Lieutenant Motomeru Minori of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police on an unusual and dangerous case, in a story that explores morality and sentience in a world where both are commodities.

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Missing: An Interactive Thriller Launches On Steam At A Suspenseful Discount

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It’s a return to the classically cool days of full motion video games for Mac fans, as Episode One of MISSING: An Interactive Thriller launches on the platform today. To celebrate, developer Zandel Media is discounting the pulse-pounding adventure by 60% on Steam from today, August 17, up until August 23.
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Void And Meddler, An Exclusive Interview With Dorian Sred

void and meddler logoLast week we shared the exciting news that the gritty cyberpunk thriller Void And Meddler, is being expanded from the original Dev Jam entry into an episodic full release on PC. Just in case you missed our original article, here’s a quick overview of what Dorian is currently working on…

The Story

Void and Meddler is a deep trip inside the mazelike mind of Fyn, wandering in an uncertain era, in an undefined city. People are used to taking hormone drugs and collecting false memories. This make it easier to change their life and become the person they want to be.

Features

  • A non-linear adventure in 6 acts (3 episodes)
  • Each act can end in several ways (different puzzles, different stories)
  • Surreal atmosphere inspired by Philip.K.Dick, William Gibson, David Cronenberg, Shinya Tsukamoto and Gregg Araki
  • Your actions may alterate the world around you
  • A not so subtle mix between good old point and click features and a totally fucked up story!

And now that you’re well versed in what Void And Meddler is all about, check out our exclusive interview with Dorian Sred.

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Subject 13, Unravel The Thrilling Mystery Behind Your Captivity

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“Subject 13” is a 3D adventure & puzzle game in its greatest tradition, with a gripping storyline that will plunge you into a thrilling mystery. It depicts a universe with all kinds of secret hidings, enigmas and mechanisms that the player will have to discover, analyze and activate. But also objects to collect, handle and make good use of in the scenery…

It will take steady nerves, strong logic, and creative thinking to escape the terrifying circumstances that imprison you.

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Technobabylon, Hunt Down A Serial Mindjacker In This Cyberpunk Thriller

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Imagine a not-too-distant future where genetic engineering has become the norm, ‘wetware’ wires people directly to the web, an addictive online service named Trance has replaced almost any need for human interaction, and an omnipresent AI named Central powers the city. This questionable future is closer than you think in Technobabylon, a cyberpunk point & click adventure.

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NORA, A Sci-fi Psychological Thriller Gaming Experience

GravTech Games, LLC in Orlando, Florida announces it’s crowdfunding campaign for NORA, an episodic female-led, psychological thriller Science-Fiction video game set aboard the privateer spaceship, the NORA.
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