What better way to ring in the holidays than with a good, old-fashioned murder mystery? Well you can with Lacuna available now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 4|5 from teams at Assemble Entertainment and indie developer DigiTales Interactive. If you’re a Nintendo Switch player, you will have a slightly longer wait but not too long as you’ll be able to dive into the mystery on December 28th!
Lacuna Available Now – Coming December 28th to Nintendo Switch
Set in a beautifully melancholic 2D sci-fi noir universe, Lacuna is a pixel art adventure that challenges the player to utilize expansive dialogue options to make decisions with potentially significant consequences. Step into the well-worn shoes of Neil Conrad, a hardened CDI agent with a troubled past. Awoken by the news of a grisly murder, Neil will rush into the case that will promptly turn his life — and the whole city — on its head. Players must use their moral compass to navigate an emotionally intense experience that is sure to raise some critical self-reflection. Interrogate suspects, collect evidence, and discover the truth…no matter the consequences.
Check out the launch trailer here!
Lacuna is no stranger to recognition, having been nominated for ‘Best Sound’ and the ‘Innovation Award’ at the German Developer Award, the ‘Excellence in Narrative’ award at DevGamm, and ‘Best Story’ and ‘Retro Roots’ at the Pixel Awards Europe 2021 in Poland. Those curious about the development of Lacuna can check out DigiTales Dev Blog about Detective Game Design Problems or Moving on Stairs in a 2D Side-Scroller.
Lacuna will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S for £16.74 / €19.99, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 for £15.99 / €19.99 on December 21st, and Nintendo Switch on December 28th for £ 17.99 / €19.99. Additionally, there will be a 20% launch discount in both the Microsoft Store and Nintendo eShop.
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