Rotterdam, The Netherlands – 29 November 2021 – Point-and-click horror detective game Saint Kotar is a dedicated project by Croatian game development studio Red Martyr Entertainment. As avid fans of computer role-playing games from the 90's, the team shares the origin story of Saint Kotar in an in-depth interview where they shed light on their motivation behind creating the dark story-driven point-and-click game. Red Martyr Entertainment takes pride in the game's deep narrative, ominous tone and mystery elements that draw inspiration from prominent horror fiction writers as well as other mystery/horror adventure games.
Here's what Red Martyr Entertainment CEO Marko Tominić has to say about what they like most about Saint Kotar: “I love a good mystery, weird, dark stories. I love them, so I want to create them as well. I believe we succeeded in that, as the most praised aspect of the game is the story, and the atmosphere that is the essential part of it."
Read the full interview: https://www.soedesco.com/news/get-to-know-red-martyr-entertainment-saint-kotar
This year, Saint Kotar participates in the annual Steam Awards. Players can nominate the game for the ‘Outstanding Story-Rich Game’ until December 1st here.
Title: Saint Kotar
Platforms: Steam, Epic Games Store, GOG
Developer: Red Martyr Entertainment
Genre: Psychological Horror Detective
Release Date: 28 October 2021
Trailer: Launch trailer
Game page: Saint Kotar
Store page: Steam | Epic Games Store | GOG
Press kit: Link
About Saint Kotar
In this story-and-choice driven psychological horror detective game, you play as Benedek and Nikolay – two troubled godly men in search for their missing relative in an ancient God-devoted town called Sveti Kotar. Here, an unknown presence preys upon the weak and sways on devil worship and witchcraft. Evidence points to your missing relative being involved in the grisly murders and the occult, but what is the truth? Are you also to blame for what happened?
Will you put the pieces together and unravel the truth behind the town's centuries-old horrid presence? Or is madness going to be your fate?
- Solve the mystery behind your relative's involvement with the town's bizarre and morbid rituals
- Switch between two realities to get to the bottom of the town’s horrifying secrets
- Take caution as your choices will affect both story and gameplay
- Discover hidden locations and complete side tasks to uncover the whole story