The Low Road Slides Onto Nintendo Switch On August 23rd

By Mike Sousa on August 12, 2018, 8:26AM EST
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Developer XGen Studios announced that its quirky, comical point-and-click adventure game, The Low Road, is releasing on the 23rd of August on Nintendo Switch.

Set in the world of the 1970s automobile industry, The Low Road, is a point and click adventure which follows a team of corporate spies dedicated to the protection (and appropriation) of game-changing industry secrets. Sporting a unique visual style inspired by gouache paintings and a pulsating industry secrets.

The Nintendo Switch version of The Low Road features enhanced gameplay mechanics that take advantage of both the JoyCon and Pro Controller, allowing players to dig in with whichever controller they prefer. Alongside this new control scheme, improvements ranging from background saving, to reworked voice acting have been added to offer up a smoother gameplay experience. With a unique art style that draws upon gouache paintings and an original musical score that swings from swirling psychedelic to dusty Americana, this is one adventure that’s a joy whether you’re taking it on the road in handheld mode or playing docked from the comfort of your couch.

Key Features:

  • A unique digitally hand-painted 2D illustration style with 1970s television influences.
  • Over 32000 words of dark comedic dialogue fully-voiced from a cast of characters
  • Play from the perspective of two corporate espionage agents
  • A merger of traditional storytelling and engaging gameplay
  • An original score of swirling psychedelia and dusty Americana
  • Nostalgic point-and-click style gameplay influenced by LucasArts and Sierra classics
  • Branching conversation puzzles that will challenge your deductive and intuitive abilities
  • Over 15+ first-person puzzle sequences

The Low Road is available now for PC.

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