Game Name: The Path
Publisher(s): Tale of Tales
Developer(s): Tale of Tales
Release Date: Available Now: Dec 31, 1970
The Path is a short horror game with a unique form of gameplay, designed to immerse you deeply into the dark themes of its story. Every interaction in the game expresses an aspect of the narrative.
There's something wrong with the forest. No matter how bright the sun shines, it remains dark and foggy. It smells like something died. Strange noises fill the rusty air. Squeaks and screeches. The dull thump of someone chopping trees. The wind playing eerie melodies on ghostlike flutes.
Shivers run down her spine.
She just left the city. Cars can't drive here anymore. Mother told her to go visit grandmother. The old lady lives all alone at the other side of the forest. Quite a walk from here. It's probably best if she stays on the path...
"The Path is a short horror game loosely based on the fairy tale of Little Red Ridinghood but set in modern times. It's especially the earlier versions of the tale that inspire us. Combined with a more contemporary psychological interpretation."
"In essence, The Path is a very sad and cruel game. It's about growing up. But it's far less optimistic than most such stories. It's about making choices. Choices that are unfair. Choices that inevitably lead to (self-)destruction."
"There is one rule in the game. And it needs to be broken. There is one goal. And when you attain it, you die."
-play six different avatars with distinct personalities
-interact with autonomous characters driven by Drama Princess technology
-unique free-form gameplay: do what you want when you want it
- mix the music in realtime through in-game activity
-lose yourself in an endless forest filled with attractions and attrocities