Colours:Zero – Neo Noir Detective Game – Gameplay Preview

We take a look at the Neo Noir detective game from solo developer Cid, entitled Colours:Zero which releases on PC via Steam in a few months time. This is a pre-alpha build demo and gives a decent indication of what you can expect as you play the detective character Walter Koch.

Colors:Zero is an episodic interactive storytelling set in a world of noir. The story takes place in a world where colors have been erased. You will play as Walter Koch, a private investigator subject to mild mental disorder. You will investigate about strange murders in Shadeon City.

Current features :

  • Basic movements and different camera styles (obviously)
  • Explore every place in 3D
  • Cinematic cutscenes
  • Inspect objects / Take items
  • Full inventory access
  • Interactive cutscenes
  • Meet and talk to people
  • Inspect crime scene (crime scene mode)
  • Photo mode
  • Interrogation
  • Post-cognition mode (reconstruct crime scene)
  • TheCase (node-based puzzle, investigation board)
  • Deduction session
  • Branching dialogues
  • 6 different endings with variations

Written by: Rob Cram

Rob Cram has hundreds of video game reviews, thousands of articles under his belt with years of experience in gaming and tech. He aims to remain fair and free from publisher/developer influence. With his extensive knowledge, feels his gaming opinions are valid and worth sharing. Agreement with his views are entirely optional. He might have a bias towards cyberpunk.

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