Game News Lies of P: release date, gameplay, story… We take stock of Pinocchio-style Souls-like
Pinocchio is everywhere right now, at Disney+, on Netflix, but also in video games! The very promising Lies of P reappeared in form at gamescom. Release date, gameplay, story… JV’s editorial staff takes stock of Lies of P.
- What is the release date of Lies of P? On what media?
- What are the studios behind Lies of P?
- What is the story of Lies of P?
- What is the gameplay of Lies of P?
- Do you want to know more?
What is the release date of Lies of P? On what media?
It is on the occasion of gamescom 2022 that Lies of P gave his news, accompanied a nice gameplay trailer. No precise release date has been communicated for the moment, except for a wave 2023. On the other hand, we know that Lies of P will be available on PC and next-gen consoles, PS5 and Xbox Series. The game will also be available Day One on Xbox GamePass !
What are the studios behind Lies of P?
Discovered almost a year ago, Lies of P already interested many players, with its visuals, gameplay and atmosphere reminiscent of FromSoftware’s famous Dark Souls license. It must be recognized that the game borrows many aspects from it, while remaining original thanks to its history. Lies of P is developed by South Korean studios Round8 Studio (Blessed Unleashed) and neowizthe latter also being the publisher.
What is the story of Lies of P?
Lies of P revisits the famous tale to the wooden puppet, but with a much darker vibe in a world inspired by the Belle Epoque. The player takes on the role of Pinocchio as he wakes up in an abandoned train station in Krat, a city overwhelmed by madness and macabre violence. Its mission is to find the mysterious Mr. Geppetto and nothing will stop it. But in this quest, he cannot trust anyone and will even have to lie if he hopes to become a human.
What is the gameplay of Lies of P?
Lies of P is a game action-adventure and an RPG (Roleplay). The players must explore the city in search of Mr. Geppettoand face the many dangers of the city of Krat, which they must heal from the chaos that eats away at it. Certain specificities were obviously inspired by the tale. Pinocchio being a puppet, it is possible to change parts of his body to gain new abilities, especially for combat, where weapon combinations create new ones. Another specificity from the famous tale, the hero must choose between truth and lies many times to advance in the story. These choices impact the plot of the gameand also define the different endings of the plot promised by the developers.
Do you want to know more?
Lies of P was not the only Souls-like honored at gamescom 2022. Other equally worthy games are to be expected on our calendars. To end this year, we have an appointment in September with the French Revolution and automatons through Steelrisingfollowed by the mystery-filled hack’n’slash soulstice. At the beginning of 2023, we should discover Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn, an open-world action-RPG. Finally, we will be entitled to a dark fantasy RPG with The Lords of the Fallenalso next year.