Genesis Noir, created by Feral Cat Den and revealed by Fellow Traveller, is an exploration of the increasing universe set to the tune of a swanky, chill jazz soundtrack.
Final week, The Astronomy Replace went stay with three new ranges and expanded the universe so followers can discover the cosmos and enterprise into the previous and future.
“Genesis Noir is a ardour challenge for us that allowed us to review about so many attention-grabbing ideas in physics, anthropology, and astronomy,” explains Evan Anthony. “Because the recreation takes place earlier than, throughout, and after the Large Bang, we discovered ourselves with an countless variety of tales to inform and concepts to discover. With a purpose to ultimately launch the sport, nevertheless, we needed to be selective on what we have been to make. We couldn’t let a number of favourite concepts go to waste and stored engaged on Genesis Noir whereas beginning some new initiatives.”
No Man, the ever hat-wearing protagonist that he’s, searches the colourful universe and uncovers new mysteries. New websites, like Stonehenge, will reveal extra in regards to the cosmos whereas futuristic satellites will broaden the attain of area.
These three new ranges use easy however enjoyable astronomy interplay that explores gravitational lensing, archeoastronomy, and radio waves to the infrared spectrum. The degrees are interspersed by way of the historical past of the Large Bang and elaborate on the feelings of Golden Boy, humanity, and No Man. Additionally they inform a small story when performed collectively.
Genesis Noir’s soundtrack, composed and organized by Skillbard, units the noir journey’s background and actually provides a way of mysterious ambiance. Not solely is the soundtrack nice, nevertheless it’s additionally received a number of awards – together with from IGF and BiG competition.
“The music is the most effective a part of Genesis Noir and we have been extraordinarily fortunate to proceed working with Skillbard,” says Evan Anthony. “They’ve created some very atmospheric audio and even hidden some Easter eggs within the sound waves!”
“Music and sound for video games comes with a singular set of intriguing challenges which push us to continue learning and experimenting and discovering new methods to inform a narrative,” explains Skillbard. “Particularly, it was a pleasure engaged on Genesis Noir; Feral Cat Den not solely offered us with an enormous quantity of inspiration with their bold ideas and engaging characters, they then afforded us the area and freedom to let rip and do one thing that basically excited us. To seek out that pleasure touched others too simply means all of the laborious work was most positively price it! We’re amazed on the response!”
A noir journey spanning time and area.
You play as No Man, a watch peddler caught in a love triangle with different cosmic beings, Miss Mass and Golden Boy. When your affair turns right into a bitter confrontation, you’ll witness a gunshot fired by a jealous god—in any other case often called The Large Bang. Soar into the increasing universe and seek for a method to stop or destroy creation and save your love.