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  DUSKWOOD: New Episode Announced
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01/27/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

The wait is almost over! Developer Everbyte has officially announced the release date of the 3rd episode of their successful thriller game Duskwood. January 27th, 2020 – Today Everbyte announced the release date of the third episode of their successful interactive thriller Duskwood. Hundred thousands of players feverishly look forward to 17th of February to continue their search for Hannah. The game has been released at the end of 2019 and already entered the Android Top 100 Roleplay-Charts in over 41 countries.

Everbyte said that the new episode will be bigger than any other episode before and will also include brand new features and mechanics.

About Duskwood Duskwood is a modern detective game in which the player is trying to crack a mysterious kidnapping case. With the help of a messenger and other multimedia content, such as voice messages, pictures and video chats, the player is on a quest to find the kidnapper. As a result, he becomes a target himself.

Duskwood is a small, quaint village surrounded by a dense forest. Strangers rarely get lost in this remote area and when they do, they always describe the place as weird or even scary. The locals of Duskwood have never been worried about this. However, in the last 72 hours, many things have changed and even among the villagers concerns are growing: A girl has disappeared and the mysterious legends that are surrounding the ancient forest seem to come alive… There is no trace of the kidnapped girl Hannah Donford. At least not until her friends receive a message from her phone. This message only contains a phone number… your phone number! This strange circumstance brings the group new hope, but what does that mean for you? ... Will you respond?

Features:

  • Immersive Mystery-Thriller: You are part of the story

  • Real People: Search through their profiles to find out more about them

  • Multimedia Content: Video calls, voice messages and much more

  • Spy Mode: Gain access to confidential information

  • Mini Games: Solve challenging puzzles to unlock additional hints and story segments

  • Entirely free and playable offline

  • Available in English, German, Russian and Portuguese

The game is played in a WhatsApp-style messenger. The player does not play another person, but becomes part of the story as himself. Hints on Hannah’s whereabouts can be found hidden all through the game but the main focus is on the dialog with the other characters. They are embodied by actors and have an authentic life of their own. For example, they update their statuses, pursue hobbies and share news via video calls. Additionally, the player has the opportunity to unlock further hints and story segments by performing spy missions (such as hacking into cloud storage or listening in on private conversations). The plot is perfectly balanced between mystery and classic thriller, which offers players an exciting and immersive detective experience.

Duskwood is being released in episodes and is currently available in English, German, Russian and Portuguese. Other languages are planned.

Link to official press kit: http://everbytestudio.com/Press/sheet.php?p=duskwood Duskwood on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlayDuskwood/

About Everbyte Everbyte is an Indie Game Studio based in the Black Forest – Germany. The small team is focused on story driven mobile games.

More information can be found on everbytestudio.com & twitter.com/EverbyteStudio .