The makers of 80 days are all back fresh with their latest narrative game, Inkle’s reverse whodunnit, Overboard!– which is now available on Android as well. Overboard! was first brought into public appearance and released on July 02, 2021, and was available on Steam, GOG, Nintendo Switch, and the iOS App Store. However, on 22nd July it was also made available on Google Play and users can get their hands on this narrative mystery game. The game has already garnered acclaim from the players, backed by positive ratings on the App Store.
Overboard! is a murder mystery where you’re the one whodunnit and now you have only 8 hours in your hand to trick all the others and get away with murder while ensuring that some else takes the fall. The game is purchasable and is rated for players above 18 years of age. Players can purchase the game from Google Play for a price tag of £5.99.
Brief Overview of the Story:
It’s July 1935, and you’re Veronica Villensey, wife to the wealthy Malcolm Villensey, whose fortune has been wiped out overnight and so you both plan to elope aboard the SS Hook, to start a new life in America. However, Mrs. Villensey has some other plans.
The story starts from here, when Mrs. Villensey pushes her husband off a boat, committing a murder. Now it’s her, who has to play her cards well and get away with murder escaping justice. The time to reach a conclusion is just eight hours and the clock is constantly ticking. Will you be able to commit the full-proof crime, having someone else take the fall?
Want to know more? You can check out the Official overboard website for more details.
Gameplay and Proposition:
The goal is to get away with murder and do absolutely anything and everything to serve your motive. Blackmail a spy. Fall in love. Murder a rival. Cheat at cards. Drug a witness. Lie, befriend, betray, console, sneak, seduce, steal, borrow, pray, eavesdrop, kill, do anything for your survival. You should be cunning enough to make your pawns work for you. The game comes with enormous thrill and will make your mind go round multiple times to unveil the secret and reach an ideal ending. There are clues, evidence, suspects, accusations, secrets,lies and everything that will make you plan your way out from getting tagged a murderer. A next-gen visual novel, where you can move and act independently, decide your own actions, keeping in mind that every action of yours counts.
An extremely engaging and enthralling game, worthy for all the adulation it gets. A game that’ll keep you hooked till the end. Are you cunning enough to get past everything and come out guilty free?
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