Interactive Thriller Erica Now Available for PS4

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe have released Erica.

Erica is out now on PlayStation 4. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the game – straight from this year’s Gamescom.

Created and Developed by Flavorworks, and starring Holly Earl – the interactive thriller uses all live-action footage in a choose-your-own adventure style game.

You can find the full run-down below:

You can’t hide from the truth…

Immerse yourself in a dangerous underworld in this pioneering interactive thriller for PS4, where you reach into the game world and take control of the action.
Become Erica, a young lady plagued with nightmares of her father’s murder. With the traumatic events of her childhood dragged back into the light via grisly new clues, it’s up to you to unearth the shocking truth.

Guide Erica through the story by using the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller’s touch pad or the touchscreen of your mobile device to physically interact with her surroundings.

Every choice you make influences how the game develops, with multiple endings awaiting you at the finale of the gripping branching narrative.

Make key choices via interactive storytelling

Alter the path of the game’s branching narrative by making meaningful decisions that have a profound effect on how the story plays out. Choose how Erica interacts with other characters through conversation, and shape her relationships with them.

Ground-breaking live-action technology

Immerse yourself in a feature-length cinematic experience where you affect the action playing out on-screen, merging high-fidelity Hollywood production values with engaging, tactile gameplay.

A filmic score filled with tension

Get wrapped up in every moment via a haunting soundtrack from Austin Wintory, the award-winning composer of games such as Journey, The Banner Saga 3 and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.

Get closer to the story with intuitive controls

Reach into Erica’s world with innovative use of the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller’s touch pad or your mobile device’s touchscreen. Wipe steam off a mirror, lift a record needle onto vinyl, peek around corners to spy on conversations and even control how slowly you open doors.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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