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Varney Lake: A Vampiric Visual Novel with an Eerie Twist Launches on Consoles & PC Today

Varney Lake: A Vampiric Visual Novel with an Eerie Twist Launches on Consoles & PC Today

Published: Friday, April 28, 2023Tagged: Gaming, ID@Xbox, Steam, Windows, Xbox Live, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox Store

Varney Lake, the second visual novel in a series inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and ‘80s home computer graphics from developer LCB Game Studio (@lcbgamestudio) and publisher Chorus Worldwide (@ChorusWorldwide), makes its paranormal debut onto Xbox One, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4 & 5, Nintendo Switch, and on Windows PC and Mac via Steam today for $9.99.

Varney Lake: A Vampiric Visual Novel with an Eerie Twist Launches on Consoles & PC Today

This second entry in the Pixel Pulps Anthology following paranormal investigator Lou Hill, Varney Lake finds him investigating the story of a supposed vampire encounter in 1954. Jimmy and Christine have murky memories of their childhood vacation where they claim to have met a vampire. Their friend Doug, who was with them, has long since gone missing. Lou Hill must follow the tracks of aged recollections to deduce macabre truths and discover Doug’s fate.

Get to the bottom of these mysteries by setting up camp and navigating the surrounding wilderness via choice-based gameplay seamlessly affecting a branching interactive fiction. Meet a neighboring vampire with a mysterious wound and carefully handle tense scenarios by solving accessible puzzles. Uncover the paranormal investigator’s veiled past in a dual-timeline story inspired by books with choices and branching narratives. Sink into a gripping tale of time and terror as the reality behind Doug’s disappearance comes to light.

After concluding Varney Lake, play the exclusive demo for Bahnsen Knights, the next upcoming Pixel Pulps title, coming to PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch this Q4 2023. Put on the gumshoes of undercover agent Boulder and follow a doomsday cult as they go on ‘route exorcisms’ while biblical storms rip across the country. Uncover why Lou Hill found himself locked in a trunk by the cult in novelist Nico Saraintaris and artist Fernando Martinez Ruppel’s distinct written and visual style.

Varney Lake is available today on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4|5Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, and Mac via Steam for $9.99 / €8.99 / £8.49. Varney Lake also includes a demo for Bahnsen Knights, with the full version arriving Q4 2023 on on Xbox Series, Xbox One, PlayStation 5|4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

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