Microïds and Pendulo Studios have unveiled the very first teaser trailer for their upcoming narrative adventure BLACKSAD: Under the Skin. The game is set for release on Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC and Mac in 2019.
In this narrative adventure players get to explore the wild side of 1950s New York as they take the role of private detective John Blacksad. After the death of boxing club owner, Joe Dunn, Blacksad is hired by Dunn’s daughter Sonia to investigate the mysterious disappearance of boxing protégé Robert Yale. As Blacksad progresses through the investigation he will experience the world of corruption lurking just beneath the surface of the city.
In order to carry out a through investigation players will need to search for clues, interview witnesses and fight for survival as they infiltrate the corrupt world of boxing.
BLACKSAD: Under the Skin is based on the world of the comic book series Blacksad, created by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido.
The early 50s: Joe Dunn, owner of a boxing club, is found dead.
Meanwhile, rising star Robert Yale, due to take to the ring for the most important fight of his career, has mysteriously disappeared.
Sonia Dunn, Joe’s daughter, takes over the club and must deal with its financial woes. She hires private detective John Blacksad to investigate Yale’s disappearance and to find the missing man. This sinister case will take our investigator to the darkest, most dismal depths of New York.
With its anthropomorphic characters and its incredible 1950s feel, BLACKSAD: Under the Skin promises all the eerily dark adventure of a detective novel, just like the eponymous comic book series.