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Name: The Council

Platform: Xbox One

Genre: Puzzle Games

Release Date: 04 Dec 2018

RRP: £49.99

Barcode: 3499550372809

Description

The Council is an episodic game like no other. Delivering a fresh new take on the Narrative Adventure your choices and character growth truly matter. Make hardhitting decisions but also develop an array of skills to directly impact how the story unfolds. With permanent longlasting consequences there is no going back. Plunge into a tale of intrigue and manipulation in the style of a classic murder mystery living with a cast of alluring characters each hiding their own dark secrets. Trust no one while uncovering dire truths no matter the cost to mind and body. The Council begins in 1793 with players taking the role of secret society member Louis de Richet after his invitation to a private island off the shores of England by the enigmatic Lord Mortimer. Joining him are a number of high profile guests including Napoleon Bonaparte and President of the newlyformed United States of America George Washington. The strange nature of this private reception goes beyond just the prestigious guests Richet's own mother has recently gone missing on the island while each and every one of the colorful cast seems to have their own hidden agendas. In a new twist for the genre the core of The Council's gameplay comes from manipulating and maneuvering through character encounters using the unique Social Influence system. During confrontations skills and limited resources can be used to gain the upper hand and achieve the desired outcome. Players will be rewarded for their knowle...