Quintus and the Absent Truth - Chapter One
is now available
for free along with
, which is offered as paid DLC for USD$4.99. This is a
horror/adventure game featuring a man and a mouse which had an unsuccessful
during the summer
Developer Wreck Tangle Games says Chapter Three is "well into development."
Chapter Two Release Trailer
, and here's more on the game:
follows failing musician Alan Shaw as he tries to find his Daughter, Lydia, who
has mysteriously gone missing. A common synopsis in movies and games but this is
no traditionally lonely adventure, as Alan is accompanied by his intelligent pet
Quintus can be used to help Alan in all manner of ways, from reaching areas that
Alan’s hands cannot (to grab items or activate buttons), to providing useful
hints and objectives throughout the game.
The graphical style really makes Quintus and the Absent Truth stand out too,
taking a unique view on how to place players in the dark. Most horror games put
you in pitch black, throw you a flashlight and build up tension that way, but
Quintus takes the opposite route. When plunged in darkness, you can still see
the outlines of the environment in front of you, and when the lights are turned
on, these outlines are filled in with textures and materials.
This makes for a truly unique visual style, that still emits the feeling of a
cold and horrifying