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Psychroma Press Kit

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Fact Sheet

Psychroma is a narrative-driven side-scroller where you play as a digital medium. Confront the past by piecing together the broken memories of a cybernetic house, and exorcise the ghosts in the machine.

Play as a medium.
Investigate a haunted cybernetically enhanced house as a drifter with the ability to experience nonlinear time.

Face your trauma.
Regain your own memory of what brought you here and find out how to break the loop.

Fight the terror of the past.
Uncover the events of a harrowing psychological experiment gone wrong through fragmented memories.

PUBLISHER: ?
DEVELOPER: Rocket Adrift
RELEASE DATES: TBA
PLATFORM: PC, Mac, Linux, PS4/PS5, Xbox Series X/S and one, Nintendo Switch
GENRE: Horror, pixel side-scroller
PLAYERS: Single Player
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PRICE: TBA
LANGUAGES: English
PRESS CONTACT: lindsay@rocketadrift.com
SOCIAL: Twitter, YouTube, Instagram

Developed with support from Weird Ghosts, Gamma Space, Ubisoft Indie Series, and Onside Gaming Fund.

Features

Gameplay

/TIME JUMP

  • Use a cybernetic memory card system to navigate through time.
  • Gain the perspective of others' stored memories.
  • Gain access to new parts of the house.


  • /COMMUNICATE WITH THE DEAD

  • Use an interactive Ouija system to speak with ghosts and gather info that would otherwise be hidden.
  • Descramble memories by inputting keywords provided by the ghost in the machine.

  • /SURGERY

  • Perform surgical procedures to help stabilize injured victims.
  • Uncover the debilitating effects of the Psychroma
  • Learn about the technology that unleashed the monster

  • /CYBER POSSESSION
    Possess the bodies of the digital ghosts of the past in order to recover memories, solve puzzles, and see through their perspectives.


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    ORIGINAL SCORE
    Aurally rich, layered music composed, written and performed by Sloane Smith.

    NONLINEAR EXPLORATION
    Traverse bespoke, cybernetically enhanced rooms, environments, and liminal spaces in a non-linear way.

    MIND-BENDING VISUALS
    Unique art style, mixing pixel art and glitch art to create psychedelic imagery.

    TRANS, DISABLED, & BIPOC REPRESENTATION

  • Play as a Non-binary, mixed-race protagonist
  • Explore a relationship between a trans woman and her disabled lesbian partner.
  • Engage with neurodivergent NPCs.
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    About us

    Rocket Adrift Games is a Toronto-based indie studio made up of Sloane Smith, Lindsay Rollins and Titus McNally. They make narrative-driven games that include their previous games Raptor Boyfriend: A High School Romance, and Order A Pizza: A Visual Novel.

    Our Mission as a developer is to tell personal narratives that highlight the perspectives of LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC experiences while also showcasing an outsider lens to Canadian culture.

    We aim to emotionally enrich underrepresented players through gameplay and storytelling, and endear others to the struggles of our diverse characters with humor and unflinching honesty.

    By 2025 the studio will be contributing to the conversation of diversifying perspectives in the industry through it's projects as well as provide fulfilling positions for BIPOC & LGBTQIA+ at our studio.

    We also have an actual play podcast where we play Cyberpunk adventures.

    Find out more on the About Us Page.

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