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Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue Available Now
Your choices and behaviors will lead you down very different paths in this twisty social thriller
October 19, 2023
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]
Aksys | Torrance, Calif. — October 19, 2023 — Aksys Games and Dreamloop Games announced today that the narrative adventure Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue is available now for PC and consoles. You’ve been kidnapped and forced to participate in a twisted reality TV show with 10 strangers. At the end of their stay, they’ll each receive $500,000... if they survive.
On the island, there are no rules or laws for the contestants to follow. Their only imperatives are to make it to the end and to entertain the depraved audience of the Dark Web TV show on which they find themselves. Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue's story explores human nature and how far people will go for social clout, wealth, and their own desires—and how much farther they might be willing to go when they have permission to ignore the rules.
The actions players take will affect more than just the ending. In Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue you serve as Harrison's moral compass, so your choices and behavior alter which side of other characters you experience, which in turn changes large portions of the story, the reality show itself, and even the very game mechanics you encounter. Will your choices lead to "Lord of the Flies"—total anarchy? Or will it be akin to "Love Island"—romance options and all? Or something else entirely?
"Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue isn't a Death Game. Or, more accurately, it isn't just a Death Game. Here, your relationship with other characters is game-defining,” says Joni Lappalainen, CEO of Dreamloop. “It’s about how six months in the most insane circumstances you can imagine might change you. Player choices and actions matter more in Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue than almost any other game we've seen in the genre, and it isn't just limited to dialogue choices.”
Multiple narrative paths
A provocative character-driven story
A diverse cast of characters with intriguing personalities and backstories
Hours of voice-acted dialogue
A full-length original soundtrack with music from Zero Escape's Shinji Hosoe and Matias Lehtoranta
Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue is available now for PC, Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4/5, and XBOX. The game has been rated ‘M for Mature’ by the ESRB. For more information, visit www.aksysgames.com/inescapable/.
About Dreamloop Games
Games Dreamloop is an independent game development studio from Tampere, Finland. Dreamloop makes games with heart and teeth. Their work can be found on all major consoles — the team has developed, co-developed, and ported multiple Unity and Unreal games for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, and Xbox One & Series X. More information about Dreamloop can be found on their company website, www.dreamloop.net.
About Aksys Games Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a visionary video game publisher committed to publishing unique and high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms since 2006. The company was a pioneer in localizing otome games for Western audiences, including the award-winning Code: Realize and Collar X Malice series. Its lineup of games features the wildly successful BlazBlue, Under Night In-Birth, and Guilty Gear franchises, Little Dragons Café, and the award-winning Spirit Hunter: Death Mark and Spirit Hunter: NG adventures. Aksys Games and its unique products can be found on the company’s website, www.aksysgames.com. ###
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