With Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure's release nearing later this month, Atlus has released some information on the various characters you'll run into during the game.
Tex Murphy is the last of the hard-boiled private detectives living in dystopian post-World War III San Francisco in the year 2050. Tex is an honest and good-natured private investigator with a penchant for bourbon, cigarettes and getting himself into trouble. Tesla Effect is a mystery 3D adventure game seamlessly blended with the Tex Murphy franchise's renowned full-motion video (FMV) scenes.
The hard luck, hard boiled, hard living Old San Francisco P.I. and dance instructor himself. Tex is once again embroiled in the middle of a mystery that could rock the very foundations of society. Only some good old fashion detective work and a little dumb luck is going to get to the bottom of things.
A woman who may have the secret to Tex's forgotten past. However, can she be trusted? Perhaps...
Margaret Leonard (aka June Lockhart)
Missing research scientist Margaret's heartbreaking past led to her involvement in some mad-scientist level diabolical experiments. Is she a victim or a perpetrator?
Sharp, exciting, news reporter Taylor gets to the bottom of any story she's assigned to. She's worked on some tough cases, but Taylor will find her involvement with Tex brings her into a darker world than she's ever known.
Holly Graham is the holographic hotel clerk for the newly revitalized Golden Gate Hotel. Is she a union instigator for a robot world to come? We're betting on "probably."
Big Jim Slade
Has there ever been a character named Slade that isn't evil? Known for his deadly charm, the man known as Big Jim Slade Man resurfaces into Tex's life. Will Tex finally be able to take down the diabolical hit man, or will Tex end up in The Big Sleep?
Conspiracy Theorist and Nikola Tesla Fan boy Archie Ellis enjoys being the Robin to Tex's Batman. Archie loves the thrill of being involved in all of Tex's cases (from a safe distance).
Count St. Germaine
Inscrutable world traveler, connoisseur of the finer things in life, and probable owner of a monocle, Count St. Germaine is a man with a very rich history. How far back does it go?