The Isle Tide Hotel (FMV interactive mystery) to puzzle Nintendo Switch owners next year

Wales Interactive have announced their latest FMV game for the Nintendo Switch: The Isle Tide Hotel, an interactive mystery developed by Interflix Media. It will be released sometime in Q2 2023!

Here’s the debut trailer:

The cast of the game is as follows:

  • Michael D. Xavier (“Gentleman Jack”, “The Blacklist”)
  • Jemima Rooper (“Flowers in the Attic: The Origin” (2022), “Matriarch” (2022-Hulu)
  • Amit Shah (“Happy Valley”, “The Witcher”)
  • Richard Brake (“Game of Throne”)
  • Georgie Glen (“Call the Midwife”)
  • Tristram Wymark (“Pennyworth”)
  • Jessica Ellerby (“Pennyworth”, “Lovesick”)
  • Joni Ayton-Kent (“The Watch”)

In this game, you get to play as an absent father who has to head to the Isle Tide Hotel in order to rescue his teenage daughter (that he’s never met) from an eclectic cult.

Here’s some details and screenshots:

An absent father must rescue his teenage daughter from an eclectic cult before their final night at the Isle Tide Hotel. Players investigate the strange events that unfold to save Eleanor Malone in this live-action interactive mystery game, where every decision affects the story.

Open every three years for three nights, a strange mix of colourful characters hiding personal traumas gather to uncover the one thread binding them. Their search for the meaning of life. But tonight, this mysterious organisation must decide whether to break their own etiquettes and hand over a teenage girl to their elusive founder, Dr. Aniston, who promises her sacrifice will conclude their purpose.

How do you infiltrate the hotel? Will you coax your way into the cult? Do you discover the hidden lore, side quests and their dedicated endings or fail at any one of the ruthless narrative puzzles? Navigate a branching narrative with numerous ways to help rescue the daughter you’ve never met.

Main Features

  • A live action game which responds to your choices
  • 7 main endings available with 14 different outcomes
  • Side quests which have dedicated endings
  • Real-time personality and cult association tracker
  • In-game chapter skip menu – but you have to earn it first

Narrative Features

  • A unique cult with its own rich history and rules
  • Paths blocked behind information
  • Cryptic notes to hidden endings
  • Hidden lore and ‘Easter eggs’ to discover
  • Sprawling dialogue options that make you see the same character in a different light

The Isle Tide Hotel (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet, but is slated for a Q2 2023 release in Europe and North America.

Source: Wales Interactive (Steam)


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