Latin American developer Glitchy Pixel has announced that their retro-insipred horror game, Poltergeist: A Pixelated Horror, is set to hit the PS Vita shortly.
Have you ever wondered what it feels to be a ghostly being? You have always lived happily in your manor. A manor that you managed to obtain with a lot of hard work and many personal sacrifices. Naturally you don’t want anyone else to take care of it, not even in death! But now, after your demise, many tenants have taken over it, and this is intolerable to you. Luckily, your love for your manor has granted you powers that will help you get rid of those pesky individuals. Watch them run and scream, scaring them using your intelligence, wit, and with the use of powers like possessions, spectres, altering objects and more.Have fun and play with the occult… and become a Poltergeist! Poltergeist is a puzzle game in which you are a ghost named Henry B. Knight. In which you will scare the tenants currently living in your house, so you can have some peace at last in the afterlife.
The game was the winner of the “Square Enix Latin American Game Contest 2012” and the game features:
- A total of 60 levels. These levels will occur in different time periods of the history of the manor.
- A variety of powers for you to control in each level: Lifting objects, possessing objects, invoking spectres and more.
- Original sound and soundtrack for each time period.
- Enemies, like priests and ghost hunters that will getting in your path of getting rid of everyone inside your manor. This will also include special “boss” characters in each time period.
The game is being released for the PC/Mac/Linux today with the PS Vita version following shortly although the exact date is still to be confirmed.