Explore Punch Punk Studio’s This is the Zodiac Speaking, a spine-tinglingFPS adventure stealth thriller based on facts from one of the world-famous crime cases of the Zodiac, a serial killer admitting to 7 killings but suspected of around 35 murders around the area of San Francisco, California in 1960s and 1970s. The story of the psycho killer sparks the imagination of people all around the world with legends growing around the killer’s identity and his murders while the case remains unsolved.
Dare to risk you life and sanity on a journey between past and present, between memories and dream visions of the Zodiac’s victims to collect clues and re-enact murders in order to save the victims, including yourself, from what the psycho has in plans and try to deal with your own trauma in a hostile world where Zodiac follows your every step.
Autumn evening 1973. Robert Hartnell, a journalist working for a San Francisco Times and absorbed in the Zodiac case, receives a mysterious note from the Zodiac himself. The killer lures Robert into meeting at Mount Diablo. Interested and hoping for exciting materials that will spark his career Robert agrees to meet Zodiac which almost costs him his life and leaves him wounded, traumatized, suffering from depression and even more obsessed with the serial killer then before.
After the Zodiac assault Robert starts attending a therapy sessions with doctor Landau to deal with his trauma. During the sessions he will have to face the killer and find out more about his killings to re-enact them and save the souls of Zodiac’s victims.
And if this isn’t enough for Robert to slide deeper into his depression he will also discover disturbing memories from his own childhood that he once learned to forget.
Play as Robert Hartnell, a San Francisco Times journalist, and visit stunning stylized world based on the real locations where the Zodiac killings took place in and around the area of San Francisco, California of 1970s. Collect clues, solve riddles and set the right chronology of events to solve Zodiac’s murder cases. Re-enact the killings to save the souls of his victims. Avoid the Zodiac at all cost as he follows your every step. Try to discover Zodiac’s identity collecting hints that will help you solve his cipher. Attend therapy session to learn more about the suppressed memories from your own childhood and try to heal your trauma. Travel between past and present in dreams, memories and vision to understand and learn more about the killer and about yourself. And whatever you decide remember – this story does not have only one ending.
During your investigation you unlock holograms that will help you unravel the chronology of events. Pay attention to details.
Depending on the choices you make during the game the story leads Robert to alternative endings. Discover all of them.
And again, remember that in the world where Zodiac deals the cards, you will need to run fast, sharp your senses, crouch and hide to avoid the killer.