: 06/09/2017Gray Skies, Dark Waters
drops you into a world of secrets, unanswered questions, and (just maybe) the supernatural. Search to reveal the truth—or, at least, your version of it.
What does it mean to truly disappear without a trace? In this modern interpretation of centuries-old folklore, that’s the question that seventeen-year-old Lina Garrett has to consider after her mother vanishes. Take Lina on a thought-provoking journey through her small Chesapeake Bay town of Avett's Landing to unravel the mystery of her mother’s disappearance and explore what it means to be part of a family - even a troubled one.
Fans of story-based games like The Path
, Life is Strange
, and To the Moon
will love this story-driven adventure game in which your continuous choices decide the future of the Garrett family. Gray Skies, Dark Waters comes alive with:
- an original score
- full voice-acting
- hand-drawn paintings inspired by children’s book illustrations
- a 2-3 hour playtime
- a series of short stories set in Avett’s Landing, Virginia
- Rich commentary mode that includes interviews with developers and experts in various fields
The game features 3D models interacting in 2D settings, similar to classics like Grim Fandango
, The Longest Journey
, and Resident Evil 2
. Gray Skies, Dark Waters
takes literary inspiration from the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Flannery O’Connor, Jorge Luis Borges, and Shirley Jackson.