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STONE – NINTENDO SWITCH FAST TRACKED DUE TO COVID-19, NOW DUE OUT MAY 8

STONE is a stoner noir adventure story game that follows a loveable, koala private investigator as he pieces together his fragmented memory of the debaucherous night before. As if his morning couldn’t get any more stressful, Stone receives an ominous call threatening to upheave his entire life, just as he realizes his “chookie” Alex, a lorikeet raver and artist, is nowhere to be found.

STONE unfolds as an interactive adventure game story featuring an eccentric cast of anthropomorphic characters and absolutely no frustratingly flow-killing esoteric puzzles . As Stone stumbles through Oldtown, a place teeming with bars, clubs, theaters and more, players can take a “Hard-Ass” or “Soft Touch” approach while interrogating a menagerie of talking animals with bad attitudes and a deep repertoire of Australian slang as he tries to understand what the fuck happened last night.

“STONE is an interactive story I’ve always wanted to tell and play. I wrote, direct, programmed, funded and produced the entire project, and it feels incredibly liberating to break free and to release STONE completely independently.”  said writer, director and Chief Convict Greg Louden of Convict Games.

Players can give Stone a much-needed break during his journey by engaging with side activities including dancing to brick-in-a-washing machine techno, drinking beer or cocktails, making beats, taking a smoke break and even watching some public domain classic films.

“STONE may not be for everyone, but we hope it’s wild, artistic nature, and Australian influences resonate with those craving a narrative unafraid to ‘go there,’” said Louden.  “For STONE, we’ve been tapping into the influential works of counterculture icons including Charles Bukowski, Hunter S. Thompson and Thomas Pynchon, classic stoner noir films such as The Big Lebowski and Inherent Vice, and other narrative-driven games including Firewatch and Grim Fandango.”

Music is also a huge inspiration for the Convict Games team, and STONE’s heavily-curated soundtrack features licensed tracks from several upcoming indie artists around the world. Each song was chosen to reflect the myriad moods in STONE’s story and explores diverse genres such as hip-hop, stoner metal, techno, house and more.

14Apr
announcements

Nintendo Switch System Update 10.0.0 Is Now Live

Transfer software data, remap buttons, and more The Nintendo Switch firmware has today made a big leap from Version 9.2.0 to 10.0.0. This new update, which is now live, comes with a number of...

30Oct
reviews

Vampyr Review Nintendo Switch

Vampyr is an action RPG set in 1918 London after the great war during the Spanish flu outbreak. First things first, I haven’t played Vampyr on any other platform so this review is solely based on my...

09Oct
announcements

Grisly Action RPG ‘Dark Devotion’ Arriving Oct. 24 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4

Prove your Faith and Tenacity in this Macabre Action RPG with Weighty, Rewarding Combat Indie publishing label The Arcade Crew and developer Hibernian Workshop today announced Dark Devotion will...

08Oct
announcements

Call of Cthulhu – Experience the terror of the Lovecraft mythos anywhere, anytime on Nintendo Switch

Call of Cthulhu – Experience the terror of the Lovecraft mythos anywhere, anytime on Nintendo Switch™  A shiver down your spine, shadows in the dark, and something in the corner of your eye...

15Jun
announcements

Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Don’t Dry is available now for Switch and PS4

Wet Dreams Are Made of This - Larry Laffer Returns Once Again in His Usual Fashion, This Time on Consoles

12Jan
announcements

Stunt Platformer, FutureGrind, Brings Extreme Sports to Consoles and PC on 22 January

Strap yourself in for a brand new breed of extreme sports, because FutureGrind launches on Nintendo Switch, PC, and PS4 on January 22, 2019!

19Jan
announcements

Disc Jam Release on Nintendo Switch Slated for 8 February

Horse Entertainment has provided us with some information on the update for the upcoming Disc Jam on the Switch

08Dec
announcements

Tennis In Your Face Serves Its Release Onto The Switch Today

Tennis In Your Face is a fun 2D tennis arcade game that will have you serving some justice on energy drink companies

19Oct
announcements

Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 coming to Switch… Retro Style

The Resident Evil Team were kind to share some footage of the Revelations Retro games coming to Switch