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Eliza PC

A visual novel game developed by Zachtronics. As we play, we follow the story of the heroine working with the Artificial Intelligence known as Eliza; by discovering successive fragments of the feature jigsaw puzzle, we make decisions that will influence the course of the story.

Adventure | science fiction | 2D | visual novel | indie games

PC / Windows
Eliza cover

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Game mode: single player

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:

12August2019

Eliza is a visual novel production developed by the independent Zachtronics studio. Although the title does not differ from the studio's earlier projects in terms of subject matter, it is far from them in terms of genre. The earlier works of these developers, such as SHENZHEN I/O, Opus Magnum or EXAPUNKS, are complex logic games.

Plot

The main character of Eliza is Evelyn Ishino-Aubrey - a specialist employed by Skandha, responsible for creating the titled Artificial Intelligence. As she delves into the secrets of the latter, the protagonist becomes increasingly doubtful as to whether her purpose is actually to serve people, or whether, on the contrary, she was designed solely to take control of people. In addition, by learning about the lives of the Seattle users of Eliza and renewing their old friendships, our AI starts to question her past and the decisions she made years ago.

Mechanics

As befits a visual novel production, a pillar of the game's gameplay is to follow the plot and make choices that will affect the course of the story. The plot is presented in the form of half-static scenes showing Evelyn's interlocutors or situations in which the protagonist finds herself. In addition, a mini-game Kabufuda Solitaire, which combines the principles of solitaire with Japanese Kabufuda cards, is waiting to be tested here.

Technical aspects

Eliza has hand-drawn, two-dimensional, high quality graphics; both the characters and the environment are designed with attention to detail. In addition, all the characters in the game were dubbed, and the fun is accompanied by an atmospheric soundtrack.

Age Rating

age requirements: 16+

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Minimum: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card Intel HD or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows Vista/7/8/10 64-bit

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