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Blacksad: Under the Skin

5 November 2019

By Ys Interactive

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store.steampowered.com/app/1003890
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Good old Games store

gog.com/game/blacksad_under_the_skin
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Official website

microids.com/us/game-blacksad-under-the-skin-us/
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€6.35

Genres

Puzzle, Adventure

Themes

Action, Fantasy, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Platforms

PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Modes

Single player

Franchises

Blacksad

Engines

Unity 2018

Developers

Ys Interactive, Péndulo Studios

Publishers

Microids

Other release dates

  • 10 December 2019: Switch
  • 27 November 2019: Switch

Player perspectives

Third person

Created at

15 April 2022

Last updated

today at 04:56

Last checked

today at 04:56

Summary

BLACKSAD: Under the Skin - A dark corruption scandal in the heart of the New York City's underworld for charismatic detective John Blacksad! Based on the noir comic series by the same name. The game features a noir detective story about a PI by the name of Blacksad that gets dragged into the case of a murdered boxing club. The game feature an interactive system much reminiscent of Grim Fandango where you have direct control of the character and only things that catch his gaze is interactable.

Storyline

In 1950s New York, Joe Dunn, the owner of a humble boxing club is found hanged. At the same time, Robert Yale, his protege and greatest hope, is reported missing. Although overwhelmed by these terrible events, Joe Dunn’s daughter, Sonia, decides to continue working towards her father’s dreams: she takes over the boxing club and calls on John Blacksad to investigate this mysterious disappearance. It’s the eve of the fight of the year and the club, which is in serious financial difficulties, will not survive Robert’s withdrawal. The investigation will lead John Blacksad to the very heart of a world in which corruption reigns supreme.

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