Dead Tomb

Dead Tomb: A Brand-New Point-and-Click Gem for Modern and Classic Consoles!

Last Updated on January 13, 2024

Get ready to be transported back to the golden age of gaming with Dead Tomb, a brand-new point-and-click adventure that’s bringing the pixelated charm of classic titles to your Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and even the NES!

A time-traveling mystery!

Step into the shoes of a time-traveling researcher thrust into an unexpected predicament. A malfunction strands you in ancient Egypt, 1300 BC, where you stumble upon a colossal pyramid. What seems like a convenient landing spot soon takes a turn for the worse when you’re captured by the Pharaoh’s soldiers and tossed deep within the pyramid’s labyrinthine depths.

Unravel the secrets of the dead!

Now, with a throbbing headache and a burning question – why are you here? – your quest begins. Navigate through the treacherous tomb, solving puzzles, deciphering cryptic clues, and uncovering the secrets buried beneath the sands of time. Can you escape the Pharaoh’s grasp and find your way back to your own era?

Pixel-perfect nostalgia

Dead Tomb is a love letter to the classic point-and-click genre, meticulously crafted to evoke the nostalgia of titles like Sierra’s golden age. Expect:

  • Intriguing puzzles: Put your mind to the test with brain-teasers that will challenge your logic and observation skills.
  • Engaging story and characters: Immerse yourself in a captivating narrative filled with twists and turns, brought to life by memorable characters.
  • Retro-tastic visuals: Pixelated perfection awaits, with charming 8-bit graphics that harken back to the golden age of gaming.
  • Catchy chiptune soundtrack: Get your groove on with a soundtrack that perfectly complements the retro atmosphere.
  • A modern twist on a classic: Enjoy the familiar point-and-click gameplay with the convenience of modern controls and interfaces.

Pre-order Dead Tomb

Dead Tomb is available for pre-order on Nintendo Switch ($4.99) and Xbox starting January 19th, 2024, with a retail release to follow on January 26th. But that’s not all!

For the true retro enthusiasts, Dead Tomb will also be the first physical NES release from 8-Bit Legit (whose previous releases include Full Quiet)! This limited “Final Edition” is a collector’s dream (priced at $59.99), with only 300 copies available. So, grab your joystick and prepare to journey back in time – Dead Tomb awaits!

Bonus Features:

  • Learn more about the development team, CollectorVision/Acclaim, veterans of the retro and modern development scene, known for titles like the Sydney Hunter series.
  • Discover the inspiration behind Dead Tomb: a lost game called “Temporel Inc” that captivated gamers in the late 80s and 90s.

Learn more about Dead Tomb on the 8-bit Legit website.

About the author

Gaming since 1984, retro gaming since 2004. Contributes to Linux Format magazine, TechRadar.com, and other publications.

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