To Hell With the Ugly noir adventure game battles for freedom on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Discover the captivating outcome of the work between La Poule Noire and ARTE France. Available on both Steam and GOG with a discount.
La Poule Noire and ARTE France are eager to announce their new game, To Hell With the Ugly. This game is based on a famous book by Boris Vian. The game mixes murder, investigation, and humor to create a thrilling adventure.
To Hell With the Ugly is a special game since it’s the first one from ARTE France to be released on all gaming platforms at the same time. ARTE France has been supporting French indie game developers for 10 years. So this is a Linux game that celebrates their involvement in the industry.
To Hell With the Ugly tells the story of a young man named Rock Bailey. The only good thing about Rock is that he’s really good-looking. But one day, something strange happens. He gets kidnapped and tortured outside a jazz club. Poor Rock doesn’t know why this happened to him, so he decides to find out the truth.
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As players, you’ll get to explore the dark corners of 1950s Los Angeles, known as the City of Angels. You’ll talk to locals, gather clues, and also interact with the setting to unravel the mystery. Sometimes, you’ll even have to engage in fist fights to get the detail you need. As a result, these fights require good timing and precision.
The game takes inspiration from the 1950s American noir novels, which were full of thrilling stories and suspense. Linux players will also note that the game criticizes society’s obsession with superficial appearances. Rock Bailey, the main character, is a body-built hero who challenges these shallow values.
In To Hell With the Ugly, you’ll experience a mix of adventure, suspense, and humor. The game certainly has a unique style that combines elements of thriller and anticipation. It denounces idiocy through its story and characters.
This Linux game’s setting and soundtrack are also noteworthy. Since it recreates the atmosphere of 1950s LA, with its glamorous jazz clubs and hidden criminal activities. The soundtrack is inspired by the music of Alfred Hitchcock and Brian De Palma, two famous movie directors.
If you’re eager to play To Hell With the Ugly, you can find it Steam and GOG with a discount. Price at $17.99 USD / £15.07 / 17,99€ including the 10% discount. Available on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC.