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Overclocked: A History of Violence Final Box Shot Revealed

February 27, 2008

Overclocked: A History of Violence Final Box Shot Revealed for Psychological Thriller Adventure

In anticipation of the official release of their psychological thriller Adventure game for the PC, Overclocked: A History of Violence, leading computer software publisher Lighthouse Interactive today revealed the final box shot featuring five young men and women using the dark and eerie underground passageways of New York City as their last refuge. Psychiatrist, David McNamara, has the hard task of exploring their minds to find out what happened. Created by award-winning developer House of Tales Entertainment, this highly anticipated psychological thriller Adventure game on PC DVD-ROM is scheduled to release on May 2, 2008 in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and Benelux territories and it will begin shipping to major retail stores across Canada and the U.S. on March 31, 2008. Overclocked explores an archetypical, yet actual condition of mankind: violence. Players will become engrossed in a world where memories and illusions; dreams and reality; perpetrators and victims… collide. Overclocked: A History of Violence is Windows® Vista™ compatible.

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Set against the backdrop of a catastrophic thunderstorm raging over New York City, step into the world of Overclocked as army psychiatrist, David McNamara. You are called to the Staten Island Forensic Hospital in New York City to consult on a case that requires your expertise in forensic psychiatry. Tasked with exploring the minds of five young men and women who were found scared, screaming, and without memory, you make alarming discoveries as you begin to cautiously probe the psyches of your young patients. Throughout the game, you will play as five other characters in this chilling interactive psycho thriller.


  • Experience Overclocked from various perspectives as you play as six different characters throughout the game

  • Explore 45 diverse locations with densely animated pre-rendered settings

  • Innovative storytelling techniques create a unique gameplay experience

  • Meet and interact with a cast of intriguing characters, each with their own distinct personalities

  • Characters come to life with fluid movements and realistic facial expressions created with Emotion™ FX 2 technology

  • Cinematic cut-scenes designed using advanced camera techniques pioneered by feature films

  • Exceptional visuals enhanced by shadow and shader effects, real-time atmospheric particle effects (rain, snow, lightening), and dynamic lighting

  • Unique icon-based dialogue system

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