SOEDESCO, a prominent video game publisher, made headlines last year with their acquisition of Spanish development studio Superlumen. Today, they have exciting news for adventure game enthusiasts. The highly anticipated title, Desolatium, a first-person point-and-click game steeped in Lovecraftian mythos, is set to release on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch later this year. To set the mood and pique curiosity, SOEDESCO has also unveiled captivating new key art for the game.
A Taste of the Game: Free-to-Play Demo
Last October, SOEDESCO provided players with an enticing preview by releasing a free-to-play demo of Desolatium on Steam. The demo allowed players to get a glimpse of the haunting and immersive world that awaits them in this graphic point-and-click adventure.
Delve into Lovecraftian Horror
Desolatium takes players on a gripping journey as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of a friend. Through the eyes of four different characters, each possessing their own unique characteristics, players will navigate a dark and treacherous path, intertwined with Lovecraftian myths and creatures. But be warned, the game poses the question: Are the mythical “old ones” truly real? As players explore and unravel the secrets, they must exercise caution, as the answer may lead them to a fate of impending doom.
Key Features of Desolatium
- Explore a New Graphic Adventure Based on Lovecraft Mythos: Immerse yourself in a richly detailed world inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Desolatium brings the eldritch horrors to life as players uncover the truth behind the enigmatic disappearance.
- Play as Four Different Characters: Each character offers a distinct set of mechanics and characteristics, providing diverse gameplay experiences. Switching between characters adds depth and variety to the gameplay, enhancing the overall narrative.
- Traverse Real-World Locations in 360º: Desolatium invites players to explore meticulously designed levels that draw inspiration from real-world locations. The 360º perspective allows for a fully immersive experience, bringing the environments to life and further heightening the sense of mystery and dread.
- Engage in a Thrilling Adventure with Ambisonics Audio: The audio design in Desolatium creates an atmosphere of suspense and tension. With ambisonics audio technology, players will be fully immersed in the haunting and atmospheric soundscape, intensifying the overall sense of dread.
- Unique Art Style Inspired by Comics: Desolatium presents players with an art style reminiscent of a comic book, capturing the essence of the Lovecraftian horror genre. The visual aesthetics complement the narrative, creating a cohesive and visually captivating experience.
Desolatium promises to be a riveting addition to the world of graphic adventure games, drawing players into a Lovecraftian realm filled with mystery and terror. With its intriguing storyline, immersive gameplay, and unique art style, Desolatium is set to captivate fans of the genre on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch. Stay tuned for further updates on this highly anticipated title, and prepare yourself to embark on a harrowing journey into the depths of Lovecraftian horror.
Platforms: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows