Calvino Noir is an upcoming single-player stealth adventure game developed by Calvino Noir Limited. It will be available on multiple platforms including iOS, Steam and PS4.
Calvino Noir does a fantastic job at creating an immersive ‘neo-noir’ atmosphere that is reminiscent of old style gangster movies and the recent Sin City: A Dame to Kill for. This style sets the tone for the mystery and intrigue that is evident through screenshots and watching the YouTube trailers only makes me more excited to play!
Playing as a detective, you go through stages of exploration and investigation while trying to avoid detection. The gameplay is no different from many other 2D platform stage adventures but what stands out is its ability to incorporate story, atmosphere and music in a satisfying manner. Most impressively, Calvino Noir shows that photo-realistic graphics and next-gen game engines are not necessary to produce a mysterious and captivating adventure game.
When asked what the developers would like to say to the potential players of Calvino Noir they said,
Calvino Noir is about bringing film noir to games, without losing the quality, style and tone. This is a godless, cruel noir world, and the narrative and visual is every bit as big in the game as the actual game play. Prepare for a story that means something. – Dan Walters, Director of Calvino Noir Limited
Senpai, you really need to notice this game.