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8-Bit Pixel-Pulp Mystery 'Mothmen 1966' is coming to Consoles and PC on July 14

8-Bit Pixel-Pulp Mystery 'Mothmen 1966' is coming to Consoles and PC on July 14

Published: Thursday, April 28, 2022Tagged: Gaming, ID@Xbox, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X|S

Chorus Worldwide (@ChorusWorldwide) announced that Mothmen 1966, the first visual novel in a series inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and ‘80s home computer graphics developed by LCB Game Studio, searches for the truth on Thursday, July 14, 2022 on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 (playable on PS5), Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

8-Bit Pixel-Pulp Mystery 'Mothmen 1966' is coming to Consoles and PC on July 14

Mothmen 1966 is a 'Pixel Pulp' - a visual novel featuring a fusion of exceptional writing and stunning illustration, inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and 80s home computer graphics - set amongst the strange occurrences of the Leonid meteor shower of 1966.

Every November, the Leonid Meteor Shower lights up the sky in a spectacular astrological display, but the shower of ‘66 brought something…else. Follow young lovers Lee and Victoria, local gas station owner Holt, and paranormal investigator Lou as they all encounter a conspiracy with horrifying implications.

On this fateful night, the line between scientific fact and science fiction blurs. Men in black lurk in the shadows, watching, waiting. Red eyes glare through the deep, dark woods…red eyes Lou believes might belong to the “Mothmen” he’s researching.

Help them survive across eleven chapters of accessible ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’-inspired gameplay punctuated by puzzles. Choices leading to death only provide a temporary setback. Characters speak up to assist players stuck on particularly devious brain-teasers. Clever mini-games create a sense of urgency: repel attacking coyotes, spot cryptids with binoculars, or even try a hand of Impossible Solitaire.

Rendered in a gorgeous 8-bit aesthetic reminiscent of ‘80s home computers like the ZX Spectrum and scored with an otherworldly lo-fi soundtrack, Mothmen 1966 quickly establishes an uncanny atmosphere.

LCB Game Studio’s “Pixel Pulps” fuse exceptional writing and stunning illustration. Mothmen 1966 will be followed by Varney Lake and Bahnsen Knights later this year.

Mothmen 1966 will be available on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 (playable on PS5), Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam for $8.99/€7.99/ £6.79.


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