From developer Punch Drunk Games, This Is the Zodiac Speaking will release for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch on October 15th.
Described as a story-driven, first-person perspective mystery thriller-horror with stealth and detective modes, the game is based on the infamous and unsolved true crime case of the Zodiac Killer, who terrorised California in the 1970s. Players step into the shoes of Robert Hartnell, a San Francisco journalist who receives a phone call from the Zodiac greeting him with the memorable “Hello, this is the Zodiac speaking.” Track down clues, get immersed in the gloomy atmosphere, and discover one of several possible endings.
This Is the Zodiac Speaking was co-written by Łukasz Orbitowski, laureate of Poland’s prestigious Paszporty Polityki award. Orbitowski has also been nominated for the Nike award.
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)