Following its launch final yr on PC, the Italian developer behind the psychological horror recreation The City of Gentle introduced that it is headed to PlayStation four.
In a PlayStation Weblog publish, LKA.it artwork director and screenwriter Luca Dalco confirmed that the sport is coming to Sony’s system later this yr, although a selected launch date was not talked about.
The City of Gentle is impressed by true occasions. It takes place within the Volterra Psychiatric Asylum in Tuscany, Italy, which was an actual facility that operated for nearly 100 years earlier than being closed within the 1970s. “By way of intensive analysis we hope to present our gamers a glimpse into the therapy of these struggling with psychological sickness all through the mid-part of the 20th century,” Dalco mentioned.
You play because the character Renee, a resident of the establishment. With the power now in ruins, you’ll discover it an an try and piece collectively Renee’s previous.
The City of Gentle is just not meant for kids, because it accommodates “delicate themes” and different parts that will not be appropriate for a youthful viewers.
“The sport has some tough moments making it unsuitable for kids, however moments which we felt had been vital to incorporate, doing justice to those that suffered by the hands of a system which was clearly overwhelmed and itself did not know the entire solutions,” Dalco mentioned. “In the present day, issues are after all very completely different as nice advances within the take care of these with psychological sickness have been made around the globe.”
The City of Gentle’s PS4 model consists of “a lot of enhanced options” like improved visible results and “new story and gameplay parts” as a part of its effort to be “extra immersive.”
In line with BuzzFeed, the asylum was closed in 1978 partly as a result of its practices had been deemed “too merciless.” Electroshock remedy was reportedly used on residents, whereas there are studies that individuals had been tied to their beds in straightjackets