IN 1932, AARON WILLIAMS CREATED A NEWSPAPER TO DISCLOSE THE ABSOLUTE AND PERFECT TRUTH. IT DROVE HIM INSANE. SHOOT HIM DOWN.
A thriller video game with non-linear storytelling, How to shoot a criminal revolves around a newspaper archives full of memories you will discover as live action video footages.
Plunge into the dark atmosphere of the old New York City searching throughout the medias from the 30’s: videos, records, radio programs and notebooks. Piece the story of the newspaper together and unlock its secrets.
How to shoot a criminal plunges the player into the New York of the 1930’s, filled with smoke, fog and shadows, behind the curtains and from the point of view of those that best witness it: Journalists. Aaron, son of a great Editor in chief, decides to create his own paper following his father’s demise: The Revenge. The main reason behind its creation, its motto, is to publish the truth, and only the truth in an impartial and absolute way. For the next three years, the newspaper will become a true success. During these three years, Aaron will never undestand that his ideals are utopic, and he will end up in conflict with his own team of journalists.
How to shoot a criminal is a thriller between video game and cinema. The videos immerse the player in the memories of a team of journalists working under an out-of-control editor who has become increasingly dangerous. Scarlett, one of the journalists, is out to sabotage the newspaper. At the archives of the newspaper, find throughout the videos, the records, the radio programs and the reporters’ notebooks the true story of the newspaper. Your mission: to uncover Aaron’s secrets in order to bring down the Revenge from the inside.