Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked As Dusk Falls 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Ben Kendall and updated 8 months ago.
You choose how characters interact and talk to each other and the choices they make. It's made from some of the team behind Detroit: Become Human and reflects similar aspects in storytelling. Ultimately, these decisions have an impact on the future of the story and shape what happens.
The game has a visual style similar to Heaven's vault, which resembles a stop-motion graphic novel but in a cinematic animated world. All dialogue is spoken and builds a mature narrative. With very few games like this it's a new and unique style that may develop in the future of popular narrative games.
It's a story that starts in the middle and then spirals out to encompass multiple points of view over a thirty year span. It explores the past, present and future of a single dramatic night. It asks questions about the influence of a toxic, but loving, family. Questions our power to really start over by moving home or changing jobs. And offers a chance to reflect on overcoming the past.
Each additional player needs either the free As Dusk Falls companion app on their Android or iOS phone or a copy of the game if they are also on Xbox or PC. Just one person needs the game on the Xbox or PC.
Cross-Play: Play between console, PC and companion app (at least one person on console or PC).
Account RatingYou don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.
Release Date: 23/07/2020, updated in 2022
Price: 67% off
Out Now: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Players: 1 (8 online)
Accessibility: 23 features
Components: 3D Third-Person and Hand-Made
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