Shadow Over Isolation is an upcoming first-person horror game inspired by the lore and writings of HP Lovecraft. Developed by Naughty Shinobi the game is said to be a narrative-driven experience that has players exploring various locales uncovering clues and solving puzzles.
Based in Kapra Country, Georgia in 1984 players will take control of main protagonist Ryan Kappel. Kappel has returned to a relative’s estate after being away for 17 years to take care of their farm while they are away. During his trip down memory lane, he will be faced with uncovering a series of mysteries hidden within the town. There he discovers a strange chamber in an abandoned stable and other oddities within the town.
Shadow Over Isolation will include various locations for players to explore, multiple ways to solve problems, and an interactive inventory system that lets players analyze each of their items in better detail. The game will also utilize what it calls a Grey Matter mode, which will grant the player will greater powers of deduction.
The trailer, which you can view below, shows a game that is heavily inspired by the visual and sound design of Stanley Kubrick. The game looks quite good as well and is being developed using Unreal Engine 4.
The game will be roughly six hours in length and will include various side missions along with the main storyline and allow players to discover extras that will flesh out the game’s mythos.
Shadow Over Isolation has a rough release date set sometime within the first half of 2017 and will come out for PC, Mac, and Linux.