The Town of Light’s Developer Diary Shows The Haunting Story of A Real Mental Asylum
A new developer diary titled ‘Renée Unmasked’ has been released for The Town of Light giving us an insider look at the protagonist of the chilling, historically inspired and story-driven thriller set in a real mental asylum in Tuscany, Italy.
The Town of Light is set in the Volterra Psychiatric Asylum, a former mental treatment facility based in Tuscany, Italy.The Town of Light is based on extensive research and inspired by first-hand accounts of the asylum’s patients. Played through the fictional eyes of Renée, a 16-year-old girl who suffers from the symptoms of mental illness, players must search for answers to the many questions from Renée’s past while exploring and uncovering the place where she spent most of her youth. What happens next is a dark and emotional journey where the lines of interactive entertainment, storytelling, and reality frequently tend to blur.
An enhanced edition of the original, this new release of the first-person psychological thriller will offer new puzzles, additional story elements, reworked voiceover dialogue, more interactive elements and a huge graphical and UI overhaul that aims to deliver a more polished and immersive experience.
The Town of Light is available now on PC and will release this Spring on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
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