Chasing Static

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  • Chasing Static

In the dead of night a fierce storm rages across North Wales. Miles from any town, Chris Selwood seeks refuge in a remote roadside café. Shortly thereafter Chris experiences a horrific sight as he finds the café waitress pinned to the ceiling by something with fierce glowing eyes, he passes out waking up to the dusty old abandoned remains of the café.

Explore the untouched wilderness of rural Wales as you uncover the forgotten remains of a mysterious facility and try to piece together what happened to the missing villagers of Hearth.

Inspired by 80s Sci-Fi horror and contemporary surrealist cinema, Chasing Static delivers a unique take on the narrative adventure genre through new audio driven gameplay mechanics and non-linear exploration.

Features:
 

  • Sonic Exploration - Audio driven gameplay mechanics have you hunting anomalies with an experimental Frequency Displacement Monitoring Device.
  • Lo-Fi, Hi-Fi - Crunchy low poly visuals reminiscent of PS1 classics with full voice acting, high quality sound design and a modern approach to gameplay.
  • Non-Linear Gameplay - Explore the world of Chasing Static at your own pace, uncovering it's secrets in any order you please.
  • Bite-sized Terror - A self-contained story with an average playtime of 2 hours.

Chasing Static is both the name of this lo-fi Welsh horror story and also an accurate description of me attempting to track down a post about it on RPS. Someone's written about it. I just know it. Oh no, we've just mentioned it several times in a roundabout way. Well, I've finally pinned it down—chased the clues and cornered it now that it's launched and I can tell you a thing or two about it. Chasing Static is a swell and spooky story so far with a good chunk of classic horror game puzzling and...

2021-10-15

Launch day is here! I'll be broadcasting various bits of gameplay footage and trailers for the game throughout the following days. If you have any questions for me drop them in the chat and I'll try my best to answer. Looking forward to hear your thoughts on the game, have fun!

2021-10-14

Happy to announce that Chasing Static will be coming to Steam on October 14th! Console ports of the game are expected Q1 2022. You can watch the shiny new trailer below: Huge thank you to all of your support throughout development. I can't wait for you all to get your hands on the finished game, just in time for Halloween 'ey? Cheers, Nath

2021-09-14

The Chasing Static demo has now been updated to v1.2 First of all I wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your support so far! It's been amazing seeing so many positive comments about the demo. Some of you have helped discover a few bugs that slipped through our testing so I've tried to squish 'em with this patch. Bug fixes: Rare issue when using item with fuse box blocking progress. Various collision/boundary breaking issues Coffee pot/mug casting shadows. Can look behind during the second ...

2021-03-15

The Chasing Static demo is now available We're really excited to share with you this early look into the world of Chasing Static. This short introduction to Chris's story will be available on Steam for a limited time. Seek shelter from a crushing storm as Chris Selwood, a man traveling through rural Northern Wales in the dead of the night following his father’s funeral. After a warm coffee courtesy of a charming waitress at a roadside café offers a short respite, Chris witnesses unspeakable terr...

2021-03-13

PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM SPECS:

Minimum:

 

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit
  • Processor: i5 2300 or AMD FX-6120
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 6770
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 1 GB available space

 

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