Check out the latest trailer for The Callisto

Upcoming Virtual Reality Game The Callist released their latest trailer, which showed high-fidelity graphics along with what appears to be a mysterious and futuristic setting. The visuals are really impressive, especially compared to other similar games made by independent studios. The Callist was produced using the Unity 3D engine. This allowed it to use highly optimized shaders to achieve the high performance levels needed to display VR content smoothly.

If you don’t believe us, watch the trailer below:

The game allows players to experience a murder mystery adventure set in the future. In particular, players take on the role of an interstellar police investigating a triple homicide that appeared to be politically motivated. The title, The Callist, refers to the hotel on the Jovian moon where the murder took place. In the game, players monitor the crime scene, collect evidence, and even interview witnesses from a distance.

The Callist is based on the lore of the 2017 tabletop RPG known as Cold start. It offers the riddles of an escape room, combined with an interactive scenario. The dynamic puzzle system ensures that each part is unique.

The developer

The game is being developed by GIB Games, a completely remote game studio founded during the pandemic. To create the game, the developers were inspired by various investigative games such as The return of the Obra Dinn and Fire watch. The developers even considered Robin Walker, developer of Half-life: Alyx, as their major influence on storytelling.

A demo of the game was first revealed at the Game Developer Expo in Ohio last year. There the game received an honorable mention in the Audio and Sound Design category.

Required configuration

To play the game, you must have these minimum PC specifications:

Voice actors

Going back to the trailer, she also revealed the talent lending her voice to the game. There’s John McPhee as well as Jason Kearney. The two embody the protagonist duo of the game. Another voice actor is Jon St. John, who is known to many as the voice behind Duke Nukem.

You can now wish the game on Steam here.

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