UK developer Dream Harvest announced their upcoming game NeuroNet: Mendax Proxy, an interesting fusion of city simulation and graphic novel gameplay elements. The game takes place in a cyberpunk city called Catena which you are charged with managing. You do this by interacting with various citizens and make decisions that affect their lives and the state of the city.
In NeuroNet: Mendax Proxy you play the role of an artificial intelligence who has been designed to maintain the city. You are tasked with listening to the citizens needs and requests and make decisions based on how you interact with them. The game features beautiful hand drawn graphics and tons of dialogue from a diverse cast of characters.
You are a newly created A.I. designed to manage the city of Catena. As you tackle the demands of the populace you will be challenged to balance their needs against your own moral compass. How will you decide who to help when the effect of every choice you make ripples out across the city? Choose wisely, your decisions impact the outcome of the story and the future of Catena.NeurNet: Mendax Proxy offical website
According to the official website for NeuroNet: Mendax Proxy, there are over 5,000 story events in the game. You also have the ability to dive deeply into the lore of Catena with a codex “packed with deep lore, engaging characters, and stunning cyberpunk environments.”
As you interact with the city’s various citizens you will learn more about them and what is motivating them. This will invariably lead to you having to make more difficult decisions that involve a deeper sense of moral understanding.
NeuroNet: Mendax Proxy does not currently have a release date but right now the Steam listing for the game states it will be released sometime in 2022. It’s slated to be released on PC via Steam and Epic Games Store as well as on consoles and iOS.