Pixel Noir set to investigate the Nintendo Switch next April

First announced for the Nintendo Switch back in 2018, Pixel Noir (a hard-boiled detective RPG developed by SWDTech Games) finally has a release window. Badland Publishing have announced that it will launch in April 2023 in Europe and North America.

To celebrate the announcement, a brand new trailer for the game was shared:

In this game, you will get to play as a former police detective who once stumbled upon something rotten in an old hopistal, and ended up taking the fall for it. 10 years later, they take on a strange case that will help them clear their name once and for all, and help them regain their sanity.

Here’s some additional details and the list of key features for the game:

Living on the streets of a shithole like Pinnacle City, there are only two things that keep you going: a pack of cigarettes and the feeling that there’s more to it than this.

There was something rotten in that old hospital. Sure, you were following your instincts that night, but those instincts got your partner and all those people killed. With only a temporary insanity defense and nothing to exonerate you, they threw the book at you.

For ten years, you were haunted by unanswered questions, frightened by what you saw and did. Now you’re a private eye, scraping by and operating out of a crummy apartment on the wrong side of town. One day, a strange case comes along, giving you an opportunity to clear your name once and for all. With your sanity at stake, how can you refuse?

“Pixel Noir” is a hard-boiled detective RPG set inside a sprawling metropolis, where gangs roam free and coffee cures all. Uncover the truth–recover your sanity as you unravel Pinnacle City’s darkest secrets.

Something happened that night in the hospital, something that cost you your career as a police detective, your sanity, and the life of your partner. Ten years later, you have a chance to set things right. Are the hallucinations that haunt you a clue to what happened that fateful night?

  • Solve mysteries as Pinnacle City’s cheapest Private Eye! From missing pets to murder investigations, your detective skills will earn you either fortune or face punches.
  • Explore Pinnacle City, a wretched hive of scum and villainy, littered with black market trade, grifters, and players of all kinds.
  • Fight enemies in turn-based combat and unleash devastating combo attacks by teaming up with others in your entourage!
  • Tune up your gear! Upgrade weapons with modifications to fit your play style.

Pixel Noir (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet, but is slated for an April 2023 release in Europe and North America.

Source: Badland Publishing PR


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