Since indie developer Silvernode Games is purring with delight. They are also announcing their comedy noir point and click adventure game, Nine Noir Lives. Due to claw its way onto PC via Steam and GOG on September 7th, 2022. Cat lovers and adventure game fans alike are invited. Pouncing into the furry, delicate, yet capable paws of Cuddles Nutterbutter. Where you will unravel a fun — and occasionally fiendish — feline mystery. All in the stunning hand-drawn city of Meow Meow Furrington.
The story, themes, and tone of Nine Noir Lives draws its inspiration from several very different sources. Including classic film noir, Shakespeare, and the absurdist comedy style of writer and director Taika Waititi. This unlikely combination allows Silvernode Games to craft a unique story. A comedic adventure grounded by more serious subject matter.
For a taste of what to expect from Nine Noir Lives, watch the latest trailer. This will show you the struggle between the two most powerful families in Meow Meow Furrington.
Nine Noir Lives – Release Date Announcement
In Nine Noir Lives, players will take on the role of Cuddles Nutterbutter. A feline private investigator with a taste for solving crime… literally. Cuddles will poke, talk, and lick his way through his toughest search yet. All in a murder case that threatens to upset a tenuous relationship. Existing between the paw-erful Montameeuw and Catulet crime families. Along the way, players will interact with dozens of fully-voiced characters. All in stunning hand-drawn scenes and devious puzzles to answer the most important question of all. How many things need to be licked to solve a murder in this town?
Fueled by a lifelong passion for point and lick adventure games. The two person team at Silvernode Games has been hard at work. Creating a love letter to the most beloved games in the genre like Grim Fandango and Broken Sword. Nine Noir Lives builds on everything that came before it. While adapting elements from other classic adventure games. Creating an experience that is both familiar and fresh.
- Brought Up on Feline-y Charges: A charming comedy-noir storyline of Nine Noir Lives set in the unique and intriguing city of Meow Meow Furrington. Inspired by every cat ever and with fewer cat puns than you might expurrct.
- A Point and lick Adventure: Discover a whole new dimension to everything in the game by using Cuddles’ tongue. Lick first, and ask questions later. Due to questions like “what did you expect that to taste like, Cuddles?”
- S’more Cats Equals S’more Fun: Experience the city from two very different views. While switching between Cuddles and his trusty assistant, Tabby Marshmallow.
- Purrfect Voice Acting: Laugh and learn about the world of Furth with over a hundred thousand words. With fully-voiced dialogue performed by an all-star cast. Including Lucas Gilbertson (Megaman X), Carol-Anne Day (A Hat in Time) and SungWon Cho (Borderlands 3, God of War Ragnarok).