If it’s a full-motion video gaming experience you are after, then Wales Interactive have got your back. Having previously provided gamers with a slew of FMV games, this time around they’ve teamed up with Ghost Dog Films to drop the intriguing I Saw Black Clouds to Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC. If you’re after some dark psychological thrills, or are looking to delve into the supernatural, this is going to excite.
Available to purchase and download right now on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC, with Xbox Series X|S and PS5 playing capabilities coming about via the power of Backwards Compatibility, I Saw Black Clouds sees you joining Kristina, just after the death of her close friend. We pick up the action as she begins to investigate this death, looking for truths in her hometown. As you can begin to imagine, what she uncovers are far more harrowing than see could have ever thought…
Priced at just £9.99, I Saw Black Clouds works as an interactive psychological thriller, one that just so happens to mix in the supernatural along the way. It’ll be left to you to dictate how Kristina’s journey plays out, utilising decision making and choosing which of the branching storylines you’ll go down. With a whole cast of characters ready for interrogation and chat, and a focus firmly set on five different dimensions of personality – honesty, strength, morality, tact and introspection – there’s a lot to take in with I Saw Black Clouds.
There’s even a ‘streamer’ mode for those looking to play this with an audience in tow, with the game happily pausing as conversations are played out in regards the next important decision.
- A completely live-action, cinematic interactive psychological thriller, filmed in the UK.
- A branching narrative that drastically changes the story depending on the path you take.
- Real-time Relationship Status Tracking that influences the story as you play.
- Real-time Personality Trait Tracking that evolves based on your choices.
- Starring Nicole O’Neill (Penny Dreadful), Rachel Jackson (Outlander) and Larry Rew (Avatar).
- Unlockable features include Skip Scene and Personality Assessment.
- Featuring a Streamer Mode that pauses the choices for audience participation during live streams.
A full Xbox Series X|S and PS5 optimised version of I Saw Black Clouds is being promised for later down the line, but for now you’ll be able to grab a copy of the game from the usual stores – Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo eShop or on PC.
If you wish to know more about how I Saw Black Clouds on Xbox One plays out, we highly advise you swing by our review. It’s spoiler-free too, so you needn’t worry about that.
After the unexpected death of a close friend, Kristina returns to her hometown looking for answers, only to unearth a string of dark secrets. The truth turns out to be far more harrowing than she could have imagined… I Saw Black Clouds is an interactive psychological thriller with supernatural elements and branching storylines. How you connect with the characters and the moral choices you make along the way will affect what you discover, the journey you take, and the resolution you find at the end. For every decision you make, every interaction, your character’s decisions, personality and relationships are being tracked. You are rewarded with a breakdown to evaluate how you are playing the game. Discover five dimensions of your own personality; honesty, strength, morality, tact and introspection — whilst controlling how the character faces their challenges; denial, acceptance, or guilt. How will you play?