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JRPG-inspired Pixel Noir is Coming in Q1 2018

JRPG-inspired Pixel Noir is Coming in Q1 2018

JRPG-inspired Pixel Noir is Coming in Q1 2018

BadLand Games and SWD Tech Games have joined forces to make the 16-bit noir-themed RPG a reality; a demo and survey are available


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You’re a cop turned private eye who has just served 10 years in prison for a crime you didn’t commit. An investigation at an abandoned hospital had left your partner dead and the hospital reduced to ashes. You didn’t do it.

You are given an opportunity to clear your name. You jump at it.

A colorful cast of characters will accompany you through Pinnacle City’s diverse territories as you search for the truth. Battle against the criminal underground and summon the courage to face beings beyond the realm of your imagination.

Kunal Majmudar, co-owner, SWDTech Games: We’ve been building Pixel Noir for quite a long time — six years to be exact!” We’ve gone from old, proof-of-concept builds to UX (User Experience) test builds to the current pre-alpha state. We’re hugely excited to not only to announce our deal with BadLand Games, but to also announce the availability of the closed alpha demo to our amazing backers!

Luis Quintans, CEO, BadLand Games: BadLand Games was forged in the fire that drives indie development, and our sole goal is to bring these incredible works of art to every gamer on the planet. Pixel Noir transcends genres to deliver something surprisingly new. Finding a gem like Pixel Noir is more than a mission; it’s in our blood.

Download a demo and complete a survey that will snag you some rewards here .

A digital version of Pixel Noir is slated to be released on Steam (Windows, Mac, and Linux), Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Q1 2018. Pricing and physical release date are TBD.


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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