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Three Minutes To Eight

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Adventure
Publisher: Assemble Entertainment
Developer: Chaosmonger Studio
Release Date: Oct. 23, 2023

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'Three Minutes to Eight' Is A Pixel Art Psychological Adventure, coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and PC In Q4 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 9, 2023 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT

Memento meets Groundhog Day in Three Minutes to Eight, a mind-bending pixel art psychological narrative adventure.

A gaming experience threading the edge of consciousness, where everything is possible and yet remains elusive. Players will find themselves in ███ ██ █ ▓ ▒ ░ ¿⊕ξד¶¶¶ Error 0x80070570.

“Sorry, that usually never happens.”

“I woke up feeling ████ ███ █████. It's another rainy evening in ██████. I wonder if ████ dream ██ ████ must escape. ████ ██ ██ █ robot. ████ ██ going insane. ████ ██ a murder? What if ███ ██ ███ losing ██ mind. A loud explosion. I think it could be ████ ██ ███ again ███ ███. I should ask ███ ███ ████ a loop. “

Set in the near future, Three Minutes To Eight is a mind-bending pixel art adventure game that breaks the mold by introducing an intriguing twist: the protagonist is destined to meet their demise at precisely 07:57 PM. However, hope is not lost. It's up to you to unravel what lies beneath, uncover secret paths, find ways to cheat death, and unlock multiple endings. Each run is distinct, with randomized elements and unique events, urging you to revisit the game multiple times to discover all its hidden mysteries. Find yourself in an ever-evolving gaming experience, mimicking a borderline state of mind that teeters on the edge of consciousness, where everything is possible yet remains elusive.

Key Features:

  • A mind-boggling narrative with unexpected twists where you must uncover ways to cheat death…or die trying
  • Unique short-burst gameplay allows for infinite replayability with multiple different endings to unlock and hidden mysteries in each playthrough 
  • Highly stylized pixel art graphics and a cyberpunk aesthetic support the game’s themes dealing with a mental state teetering on the edge of consciousness 
  • Intriguing dialogue with a roster of interesting NPCs deepens the game’s gripping narrative

Three Minutes To Eight is coming to PC (Steam), Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and mobile devices in Q4 2023.

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