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The Town of Light to Focus on Gamescom 2015

The Town of Light to Focus on Gamescom 2015

The Town of Light to Focus on Gamescom 2015

After a successful appearance at Develop 2015 in Brighton, will be presenting a playable, hands-on version of its first game, a psychological thriller set in a mental asylum, at Gamescom


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The Town of Light to Premier in the UK at Develop 2015 – July 2, 2015
The Town of Light Trailers, Screens, Info – May 7, 2015

After debuting the opening sequence of The Town of Light at Develop 2015, would like to introduce the game’s 16-year-old protagonist, Renee.

Luca Dalcò, creative director of The Town of Light: “We had made a lot of research to create a compelling and realistic character for our game, a character we want the player to develop a strong empathy with. The elements that will be unveiled in the game are only a little part of Renee’s history.”

The facility in The Town of Light is fashioned after the real, now-defunct Volterra Psychiatric Asylum — one of the largest in Europe. In the game, Renee was once a patient there. This is something about which she has no clear memory.

Accompany Renee as she returns to the asylum in an attempt to discover what happened to her there. Guided by her voice, the player will search for Renee’s memories and experience her fears and personal drama.

To make the game as authentic as possible, has done considerable research on the real Volterra. The game’s locations have been faithfully recreated from photographs.

The Town of Light has been developed with Unity and will offer native support for Oculus Rift. It’s been Greenlit and will be released on PC/Windows, Mac and Linux in the Fall of 2015.

Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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