For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Silent Road Games’ Afterlight. The game is slated to release in November 2020. Here’s the rundown:
Afterlight is an introspective adventure into the mind of an isolated astronaut in Titan.
This journey is about trust and forced friendship, perception and psychological traumas -as a metaphor for toxic relationships in desperate overcomes.
Set in Titan’s “Kraken Mare” landscape in the XXII century, Afterlight is a puzzle-adventure game in 2.5D with environmental narrative.
You are Xin, an astronaut who has to update the mission’s corrupted AI in order to establish communication and ask for rescue.
Afterlight is being made with lots of care, focus on the environment, emotional and psychological elements and animation to provide a rich gameplay experience as well as a compelling story. That way, we introduce our main features:
- A creative interpretation of a large documentation on Titan’s environment -bringing a dreamy and beautiful setting.
- An emotional insight into mental disorders, not focused on the cliché aspects, but to talk about their consequences in relationships and personal growth.
- Carefully crafted animations to tell from gestures and little details.
- Vast possibilities in puzzles by getting to control giant robots.
Afterlight is scheduled for release on PC in November 2020. When asked about a potential Nintendo Switch Version, the developers responded saying:
Our main platform is PC (Windows, Mac & Linux) via Steam, but also, if we achieve some stretch goals, we will port to Play Station 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
The project currently requires $35,000 and is currently sitting at $20,006 with 19 days remaining.