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This is the Zodiac Speaking

A psychological thriller adventure game based on the true story of an American serial murderer - Zodiac. During the game, we travel through climatic locations, solve riddles and make choices that influence the ending of the story.

Adventure | FPP | thriller | Detective | Polish | indie games | action adventure | 60s and 70s

This is the Zodiac Speaking cover

developer: Punch Punk Games

publisher: Klabater

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

15Oct2020

PC PS4 XONE Switch

This is Zodiak Speaking is an adventure game, realized in the convention of a psychological thriller. The production was developed by the independent Polish studio Punch Punk Games (authors of the game Apocalipsis), and its release was handled by the Klabater company. The developers were inspired by productions such as Ethan Carter's Loss, SOMA and Virginia.

Story

The plot of the game This is Zodiac Speaking is based on a true story of a serial murderer using the pseudonym Zodiac, who operated in the United States at the turn of the sixties and seventies of the twentieth century; the police never managed to discover his identity. The title is a reference to one of his letters, which started with the words "This is the Zodiac Speaking".

Mechanics

In This is Zodiac Speaking we observe the action from the first person perspecitve (FPP). As we investigate, we travel through climatic locations and solve numerous riddles; additionally, we have to make various decisions that will determine the way our adventure ends.

Technical issues

The three-dimensional graphics of This is Zodiak Speaking were designed in an original, cartoony style. It is worth noting that the author of the script is Lukasz Orbitowski, whose portfolio includes, among others, a radio play set in the world of This War of Mine.

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Age Rating

age requirements: 18+

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 or better
  • 7 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
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