Following a previous press release detailing a demo available for the game on both Steam & Itch.io, cyberpunk visual novel “Synergia” has recently hit Kickstarter, looking to raise $4k across 30 days; stretch goals are also available for PS4 & Switch ports, as well as other improvements and polish such as voice acting. The game is scheduled for a later part of 2019, likely Q4.
Synergia is a yuri thriller visual novel that takes place in a cyberpunk future, wrapped up in a beautifully unique, vibrant neon aesthetic. The story follows Cila, a veteran cop with a sour outlook and anger issues who expects nothing more from life besides the smell of ozone, blinding neon lights and the ever-present manhole steam.
At least, until a shady friend replaces her broken-down housedroid as a favor.
Advanced, more efficient and remarkably perceptive, unit M.A.R.A. begins to penetrate Cila’s toughened exterior and possibly even heal her new owner’s old wounds – if Cila can decipher the recurring nightmare the process brings. Soon Cila and Mara forge a unique – if sometimes uneasy – bond. Unbeknownst to Cila, just as her life begins to find its new normal, the technological giant Velta Labs gets wind of Mara’s existence and takes a mysterious interest in the android.
A war unlike any before it is brewing on the horizon, its players are silently being selected and one android’s fate may spell the difference between peace, war, the blossoming of a new religion, or a technological singularity beyond comprehension.
Some features include;
Nearly 100 combined, unique backgrounds and CGs
20+ characters, all with interesting backgrounds and personalities deeply woven into the narrative
An estimated 6-9 hours of gameplay
A unique, vibrant art aesthetic that pervades the neon dystopian setting of the game
A beautiful, vivid soundtrack that complements the game’s aesthetic, composed by one of the composers of Katawa Shoujo and Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story
Choices that deeply affect the protagonist’s journey and world around them, with multiple endings
Interactive adventure discovery segments
Synergia is a game developed by Spain-based developer Radi Art (https://twitter.com/BloodDaughters), and published by Top Hat Studios, Inc. (http://tophat.studio), a New York based publisher whose past titles include An Adventurer’s Tale, The Wilting Amaranth, Big Dipper and others including the upcoming “Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story”.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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