German independent studio pixel splitknown from the zombie roguelike Deadly Days and park manager Indoorlandsannounced their new project. Reveil is a first-person story-driven psychological thriller that emphasizes storytelling, exploration, and puzzles.
The protagonist of the game, Walter Thompson, works as a stage mechanic in a circus. And it is there that he constantly returns in his memories when he tries to find his missing wife Martha and daughter Dory. But as he tries to remember what happened last night, the lines between reality and illusion become increasingly blurred.
Players will take a journey into the circus era of the 1960s, expressed through atmospheric scenery, paintings and posters. The plot will develop in five game acts in different carefully designed environments. And the narrative itself will be saturated with disturbing and psychedelic elements.
Reveil is scheduled to release in 2023, so far only confirmed Steam-release.
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