Hard-boiled detective thrillers hold a special place in the hearts of every chill-seeker. Whether your fears are layered in realism or in the depths of fantasy, your mind will ensure that your biggest fears are manifested in whatever way makes you most vulnerable. In the demo for Omen Exition: Hunger by Tiny Bull Studios, the constant need to look over your shoulder in fear of some jagged-toothed beast becomes more real with every page turned and every secret unearthed.
“The events told in Omen Exitio: Hunger start from real events set then within an extremely accurate historical framework, all draped in a typically Lovecraftian atmosphere. On February 11, 1927, a little boy named Billy Gaffney mysteriously disappeared from his apartment in Brooklyn. The town is turned upside down by the authorities and the many volunteers who try to help, but there is no clue about the little boy. Only your intervention could shed some light on this drama.”
The gameplay itself takes you through an incredibly well-written narrative from the perspective of reporter Richard Pickman. On a completely unrelated case, he finds himself at the center of a missing persons case that in entangled in sinister roots. You’ll meet a deep cast of unique characters and locations that each add their own flair to conversations and discoveries. You’re also able to collect clues and discover secrets through the point-and-click gameplay.
What Features Does Omen Exitio: Hunger Have?
🎶Immersive Sound Effects and Music – While the game is not fully voiced, each written line is accompanied by a fitting sound effect to give a better sense of what the characters are doing and how they are reacting. Crumbled papers, scribbling pens, and melancholy footsteps all help keep players more engaged in what they are reading.
🖱️Point-and-click Gameplay – You’ll be able to search locations and uncover new secrets and discoveries that aid in your case.
🕵️A Hard-Boiled Detective Story – The story doesn’t fail to dig its hooks into you and real you in. Every conversation and every character introduced makes you want to learn more and uncover truths to secrets you aren’t even aware of yet.
🎮Make Choices – The choices that you make dictate how the narrative evolves. Do you open the door or do you look through the window? Do you stand by the car until you’re noticed or be as loud and noticeable as you can be? The choice is yours so long as you can take the consequences.
✏️Stunning Visuals – Each scene is drawn out beautifully in black and white, with animations to help accompany more terrifying or important scenes.