GHOSTLIGHT MELANCHOLIA: A Mystery Game About a Child, Four Persons and a Net of Evil Secrets
Ghostlight Melancholia is an indie first-person horror mystery adventure game being developed by Aarre Entertainment and set to be released this year's Halloween (October 31). A demo version, however, was published on May 16th, and is available on both Steam and itch.io. In Ghostlight Melancholia, you follow the story of three people: a park ranger, a crime story writer and a reality TV celebrity. Though none of them know each other, they are all linked together by a runaway child and the unspeakable horrors that threaten their lives.
The game's demo introduces you to Zaida, a park ranger refugee from a war that brought tragic events into her life. And this is where we have some of the gameplay that Ghostlight Melancholia presents: you have several places to explore and, as you interact with objects and people, you keep certain words in a kind of glossary. Being in the glossary, you gather two images, referring to the words you have stored. By joining them with certain connective words, in a certain order, you will receive more information about the events, generating other words to be stored. And that's how the game works: what we have here is a mystery game, where you put the pieces together and unravel the events related to the protagonist and the mysterious child. As for the graphics, Ghostlight Melancholia uses a retro style very similar to the game 8-Bit Killer, created by Locomalito, that is, 3D environments but with a 2-bit touch, which makes the game visually monochromatic (black and white) .
You can check out Ghostlight Melancholia gameplay on our channel. If interested, download Ghostlight Melancholia game (the demo, precisely) from the Steam and itch.io pages. You just need to click on the respective links below.
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DOWNLOAD GHOSTLIGHT MELANCHOLIA GAME HERE (Demo ver. - On Itch.io)
DOWNLOAD GHOSTLIGHT MELANCHOLIA GAME HERE (Demo ver. - On Steam)