Murder on the Orient Express Its First Trailer Is Dramatic
Microids released the trailer for its upcoming mystery game Murder on the Orient Express, based on the Agatha Cristie novel.
Murder on the Orient Express, set in 2023, will modernize the classic tale and add new twists and turns to stump even Agatha Cristie fans. You’ll play Hercule Poirot and his new sidekick Joanna Locke, who will appear in flashbacks.
The main features are:
⦁ Faithful, but fresh: The game is a faithful but fresh adaptation of the original story, with a new character named Joanna Locke added to the story. Playing as Joanna, players can exit the confines of the train during playable flashbacks.
⦁ Embody the legendary detective Hercule Poirot: Enter Hercule Poirot’s head to discover mind maps and make deductions as he navigates the puzzles and objects scattered throughout each chapter.
⦁ A rich adventure with strong twists: Murder On the Orient Express is renowned for one of the most famous plot twists in literary history, and Microids’ game is no exception. But with events taking place in 2023, the investigation will see players venture in new directions.
⦁ A brilliant detective and mystery game: Players will take on the roles of Poirot and Joanna, solve puzzles and make deductions to uncover the truth behind the murder. In a third person view, players will inspect the environment and talk with the protagonists, searching for clues and confronting the suspects.
⦁ Full voice-over: Fully localized and dubbed in English, German and French.
Microids’ physical edition of the game includes a 48-page artbook, a digital soundtrack, and an Orient Express ticket bookmark for reading more Cristie novels. The game will launch digitally and physically on October 19, 2023.