Overclocked: A History of Violence Available In Stores Now

April 15, 2008

Overclocked: A History of
Violence Available In Stores Now

Leading computer software publisher
Lighthouse Interactive and dtp Entertainment are proud to announce that
Overclocked: A History of Violence, is in stores now. Created by award-winning
developer House of Tales Entertainment, this psychological Adventure game on PC
DVD-ROM is available in major retail stores across Canada and the U.S.,
including: Amazon, Best Buy, Circuit City, GameStop, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, J&R,
Microcentre and Target.

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. Set against the backdrop of a catastrophic
thunderstorm raging over New York City, step into the world of Overclocked as
former 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Overclocked: A History of Violence
    is Windows® Vista™ compatible.