Norco: Faraway Lights is a post-noir point-and-click adventure that immerses the player in the industrial swamplands of South Louisiana, with a gameplay style reminiscent of such classics as Snatcher and Rise of the Dragon, as well as more recent revivals such as Read Only Memories and VA-11 HALL-A. You return to your hometown of Norco, Louisiana to settle your dead mother's estate only to discover that your brother has gone missing. Accompanied by a fugitive security cyborg that your mother harbored for almost a decade, you must venture into a conspiratorial underworld hidden throughout the swamps, refineries, and abandoned strip malls of suburban New Orleans. The opening act of the Norco trilogy. Approximate play time: 1 hour.

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Factsheet

Developer:
yutsi
Based in United States

Release date:
February 29 2020

Platforms:
Windows
Mac

Website:
norcogame.com

Description

Norco: Faraway Lights is a post-noir point-and-click adventure that immerses the player in the industrial swamplands of South Louisiana, with a gameplay style reminiscent of such classics as Snatcher and Rise of the Dragon, as well as more recent revivals such as Read Only Memories and VA-11 HALL-A. You return to your hometown of Norco, Louisiana to settle your dead mother's estate only to discover that your brother has gone missing. Accompanied by a fugitive security cyborg that your mother harbored for almost a decade, you must venture into a conspiratorial underworld hidden throughout the swamps, refineries, and abandoned strip malls of suburban New Orleans. The opening act of the Norco trilogy. Approximate play time: 1 hour.

History

Norco: Faraway Lights is born out of a collaboration between developer and pixel artist Yutsi, and sound artist Gewgawly I. Previous collaborations include Swampstar and the original Norco demo.

Features

  • A gameplay style reminiscent of such classics as Snatcher and Rise of the Dragon, as well as more recent revivals such as Read Only Memories and VA-11 HALL-A.
  • Converse with a range of unique characters through a branching non-linear dialogue system.
  • An original soundtrack by New Orleans-based composer Gewgawly I.

Videos

Norco: Act I - Faraway Lights, coming Spring 2020 YouTube


Images

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Game website
Norco: Faraway Lights game website norcogame.com.


About yutsi

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Norco: Faraway Lights is a post-noir point-and-click adventure that immerses the player in the industrial swamplands of South Louisiana, with a gameplay style reminiscent of such classics as Snatcher and Rise of the Dragon, as well as more recent revivals such as Read Only Memories and VA-11 HALL-A. You return to your hometown of Norco, Louisiana to settle your dead mother's estate only to discover that your brother has gone missing. Accompanied by a fugitive security cyborg that your mother harbored for almost a decade, you must venture into a conspiratorial underworld hidden throughout the swamps, refineries, and abandoned strip malls of suburban New Orleans. The opening act of the Norco trilogy. Approximate play time: 1 hour.

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Norco: Faraway Lights Credits

Geography of Robots
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