Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller Season Pass Now Available for Pre-Order Ahead of October 30th Launch

by October 23rd, 2012

Reverb Publishing and Phoenix Online Studios have announced that the Season Pass for their upcoming mystery adventure, Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, is now available for pre-order on in Europe exclusively on GamersGate (www.gamersgate.com/DD-COGN/cognition-an-erica-reed-thriller-season-pass-bundle) at the discounted price of £17.99. Fans who pre-order will not only gain access to each of the four episodes as they are released from October 30th (a £27.96 value), but will also receive digital copies of an exclusive prequel comic and the full soundtrack for the first episode, “The Hangman”.

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller Season Pass Now Available for Pre-Order Ahead of October 30th Launch

To download the demo for Cognition, please visit:www.postudios.com/CognitionFiles/Episode1PlayableDemo

Following the launch of the game, individual episodes will also be available for purchase for £6.99, and the Season Pass will be available as a package with the prequel comic for £20.99. The e-comic and soundtrack will also be available for individual purchase following release.

From Phoenix Online Studios, the acclaimed developer behind The Silver Lining,Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller is an engrossing narrative with a truly evocative atmosphere. This chilling point-and-click adventure is a thought-provoking mystery following Erica Reed, a Boston-based FBI agent, haunted by the unsolved case of a serial killer who took her brother’s life. With the use of her post-cognition abilities – seeing an object’s past with a touch – players are challenged to unravel a complex tableau of characters, plots and puzzles, over the course of four episodes.

Key features include:

  • Engrossing, Episodic Narrative – As an engaging and narrative-driven game, Erica’s story is rife with intrigue and suspense over multiple episodes of thrilling mystery.
  • Fully-Realized Characters – A very talented cast of voice actors help round out diverse characters with complex motivations.  Each new character makes the game that much more dynamic.
  • Choices Matter – Branching puzzles have several different ways to be completed and solved, offering unique paths for the player to take as they solve the mystery.
  • Mind-Bending Challenges – The game is easy to pick up and play, but it certainly doesn’t skimp out on the challenging aspects of puzzling. Uncovering clues and putting pieces together make for a trial of one’s intuition and savvy.
  • Stunning Art – The breathtaking, hand-drawn art evokes the mood of the narrative. Intrinsic to the atmosphere of the game, dark hues paint gruesome scenes vividly.
  • All-Star Dev Team – Developed by a true “indie dream team”, the line-up includes comics artist Romano Molenaar (Batman, Witchblade, Tomb Raider, X-Men) as Art Director and renowned adventure game designer Jane Jensen (Gabriel Knight, Gray Matter, and the upcoming Moebius) lending her expertise as Story Consultant.

To a view a trailer, stills, and concept art, visit the Cognition site here. Review and vote for Cognition on Steam Greenlight here.

For more information on Reverb Publishing and its line-up of titles, please visit us atwww.reverbpublishing.com, follow us on Twitter or ‘Like’ us on Facebook.


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