Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Thriller

Conspiracies abound in new episodic RPG Majestic Nights

Majestic Nights (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new conspiracy-theory-themed role-playing game has been announced from Epiphany Games. Majestic Nights is an episodic thriller set in an alternate 1980s where all conspiracy theories are actually true. Players will take on the role of a Cardholder, an intelligence operative who has had a hand in some of the most well-known conspiracies, and as Cal, a downtrodden private investigator who has a mysterious past. The game is described as having “fast, light mechanics” and “an over-the-top 1980s aesthetic,” with the goal being for players to gather details about each conspiracy and connect the dots.

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The Bell Killer debuts in new Murdered: Soul Suspect trailer

Recently murdered detective Ronan O’Connor begins to realize he’s the latest in a long line of killings in a new trailer for Murdered: Soul Suspect. The Bell Killer video focuses on a killer who is on a spree in Salem and his connection with O’Connor. For a more in-depth look at the game, check out this hour-plus-long video of panel with developer Airtight Games from PAX East 2014.

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Murdered: Soul Suspect to beat the (undead) streets this June

Murdered Soul Suspect (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix’s upcoming supernatural procedural title from Airtight Games, Murdered: Soul Suspect, will be hitting store shelves on June 3. A pre-order bonus was also announced, an interactive digital strategy map. The map will be accessible on a computer or tablet and serve to help players find all of Salem’s goodies, from quests to Easter Eggs. Players will spend a lot of time roaming the city streets as recently deceased detective Ronan O’Connor, who must travel through the limbo world of Dusk as he searches for his murderer.

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Murdered: Soul Suspect goes next-gen, heading to PS4, Xbox One

Murdered Soul Suspect (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) PS4 and Xbox One Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix and Airtight Games’s otherworldly police procedural title Murdered: Soul Suspect will be making its way to PS4 and Xbox One. According to the publisher, the new versions will feature native 1080p output and improved effects, such as subsurface scattering and an increased particle count. Soul Suspect was announced early last year for 360, PC, and PS3.

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E3 video walkthrough of Murdered: Soul Suspect released

Square Enix has released a walkthrough of Airtight Games’ upcoming investigative action-adventure title Murdered: Soul Suspect. The developer-guided video, presented at E3, is over 25 minutes long and offers an extended look at what players can expect as recently deceased detective Ronan O’Connor. As a spirit stuck in the limbo world of Dusk, O’Connor must battle evil spirits while reading the minds of his fellow detectives and manipulating their actions in order to solve the mystery of his own murder.

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Man down! Murdered: Soul Suspect announcement trailer released

A new trailer has been released for Square Enix’s upcoming action-adventure title Murdered: Soul Suspect. The open-world investigative procedural follows Ronan O’Connor, a recently murdered detective who is stuck in the midway world of Dusk until his killer is brought to justice. By reading minds, influencing the living, questioning the ghosts of the dead, and battling demonic spirits, Ronan will reveal the clues about who took his life.

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Murdered: Soul Suspect to challenge you with finding your murderer

There’s been a murder! And the victim … is you. (Cue dramatic music). The mysterious case of who killed you will be revealed next year when Square Enix releases Murdered: Soul Suspect for 360, PC, and PS3. Not much else is known at this time, save for what can be gleaned from the brief teaser, though I think it’s safe to say that some ethereal justice is at hand.

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