2064: Read Only Memories Coming to PS4, PS Vita on August 16

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2064: Read Only Memories Coming to PS4, PS Vita on August 16

We’re very excited to announce that 2064: Read Only Memories will be coming to PS4 and Vita on August 16!

I’m a big fan of games that let you explore a new world but also let you carve your name into it. That’s why we’ve worked to really cultivate a complex world for players to explore in a way that’s personalized to them.

In 2064: Read Only Memories, you are hurled into a mystery that quickly escalates until you’re in well over your head. You play the role of a journalist trying to find your missing friend while uncovering the truth and hopefully a good story. This journey takes you through the places and people of Neo San Francisco in the year 2064. As you explore, you will meet a host of colorful characters that may help, or hinder, your path to the answers you’re seeking.

Initially, our characters could only express themselves through animation and sound effects. Bringing in voice acting added a new layer of expression and immersion that we couldn’t fully explore before. Sometimes tone can easily get lost in the writing, and the addition of voice acting not only helps make things more understandable, but it also greatly complements and strengthens the content that we already had.

With our new voices, we’ve worked super hard to find an amazingly talented and diverse cast to tell the story. Some of these characters may be more familiar than you expect, from Melissa Hutchison, voice of Clementine in The Walking Dead, to UpUpDownDown’s Austin Creed (a.k.a. WWE Superstar Xavier Woods), and even Jim Sterling, host of The Jimquisition. You will find 29 fun, scary, goofy, but most importantly very memorable voices in 2064: Read Only Memories.

We’ve been sitting on all of these big names and I’m thrilled to finally announce that we’ll be bringing these voices to you exclusively on PS4 and PS Vita consoles on August 16 2016! It will feature cross buy support, because I hate being torn between going portable or having a bigger screen while being confined to a pretty cozy couch.

You’ll definitely love 2064: Read Only Memories if you’re a fan of games like Phoenix Wright, Dragon Age, and The Walking Dead. Anyone who loves a good story and interesting characters can easily lose themselves in the world of Neo-SF.

Since announcing our game would be joining the PlayStation family of big indie titles, we’ve worked hard on bringing something that we think is really going to push the boundaries of what sort of characters and stories you can expect to find in a game.

I know a lot of you have played the demos and met us on the show floors and we thank you for the patience and support and feedback these last few years. We can’t wait to bring our labor of love to PS4 and PS Vita.

Hope to see y’all in Neo-SF on August 16!

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  • Oh ****! This looks great! Thanks for bringing it to Vita, that’s where I’m gonna play it :D

    • The Vita is pretty darn rad, and it warms the heart seeing so many people enthused about 2064 being on it! Aaaaa ✧٩(ˊωˋ*)و✧

  • This reminds me a bit of Snatcher, which I would love to have on PS4

  • Will it have a platinum trophy?

    • We do want to have a platinum trophy in the game, and we’re currently looking into how we can get one in there!

  • Really looking forward to this one, and it’s great to hear that it’s Cross Buy. Is it Cross Save too?

    • Yes! We definitely want to have it cross save compatible so people can pick up right where they left off if they’re on the go.

  • Dang, that’s a great cast! I already nabbed this for PC a few months ago, but I’ll happily double-dip coz I love this game so gosh darn much (besides gotta get those trophies) (not that I’ll 100% it because I don’t have it in me to be mean to Turing).

  • Looks like this might be up my alley.

  • wow, it looks bad.

  • Thank you for bringing this to the Vita! Can’t wait to try it out!

  • Really looks good.
    Would love a physical release via @LimitedRunGames. You should partner up with them!

  • This cast is absolutely amazing! When the voice of Gillian Seed from Snatcher started talking, I think I screamed.

    This is definitely my type of game. I’d die if Limited Run Games could get a physical release happening for this as well.

  • Awesome! I sat and played the demo at PAX East 2016 and was really enjoying it. I’m glad that you finally able to release it on Vita.

    Day 1 for me!

    • Aww yea! Thanks for stopping by and giving it a try. PAX East was a blast! The Vita always holds a special place in our hearts.

  • In for Vita!

  • Can’t wait to get this on my Vita! I had the same feeling as the first comment; this reminds me a lot of Snatcher (and then there’s that guest appearance!). It’s awesome to see voice acting added, but is it possible to turn it off? Not that I don’t like the actors (because I actually do!), but It would be a nice convenience for people that have that preference.

    • Yep! We understand that sometimes people want to just read without the distraction of voices, so there will be an option to turn them off in game.

  • This looks great guys! Thank you for supporting the vita. Please tell me this will have a platinum trophy!

  • Looks cool every scene is colorful like how the arcades used to be.

  • Looking forward to this one! Definite Vita game for me!

  • Visually reminds me of Policenauts.

    Interesting to see Jim Sterling as a voice over.

    Definitely interested in the Vita version.Was there any difficultly in making the vita version?

    • It’s a pretty solid piece of hardware, so no real difficulty. It also helps that we’re working in Unity right now, which the system already supports, and we don’t have any fancy shaders or lighting to deal with aside from the one that makes things snap pixel perfect on screen. The game feels really nice in a portable form with physical buttons. Very cozy.

  • I loved playing the original on Steam.

    Great story and characters with a wicked 80’s inspired soundtrack.

    Very happy to finally see it come to PS4.

    And coming 3 days before my birthday, I couldn’t think of a better present. :)

    Thanks Midboss!

  • Day one buy, of course, Thanks for supporting Vita !

  • YES!

    Day one!

  • Definitely getting it when it comes out.

    Are you guys planning a sequel anytime soon?

    I’d love to see where your story goes from here.

    • Can’t really say anything that’s solid right now, but we’d love to explore and expand more of the world we’ve built here at some point!

  • Can’t really say anything that’s solid right now, but we’d love to explore and expand more of the world we’ve built here at some point!

  • Dan Ryckert is a monster.

  • I was sold alone on Jim Sterling’s involvement, but just watched the full trailer — and WOW, what an interesting & diverse voice cast!! I love the look and style of it, and especially love your support of both the Vita and cross-buy. Day 1 purchase for me.

  • I have heard a lot of good things about this game, and the fact it has LGBT characters and concentrates on story is going to make this a must-buy for me!

  • Wowser. Been waiting forever for this as I’m a huge Snatcher fan. Crazy that Jeff Lupetin is doing VO work. I’ve been wanting a Snatcher 2 for 22 years. Never thought a game would be made in a similar style in this day and age. This is a day 1 for me!

  • Wow wow wow, hold on a sec. ROM, cross-buy AND Jim Sterling on the same thing? You guys just got a Day 1 purchase. I loved ROM so much, and I love Jim’s work, the cross-buy thing is just a plus, since I was already going to buy it for the PS4 anyway (and god knows my Vita need this).

    Thank you so much for this. Looking forward!

  • Is there going to be an option to turn off the voices? I really enjoyed the original and would like the option to keep the voices off.

  • More games on sale

  • Please release a physical version, just so I can buy two!

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