One of the most impressive titles to be showed at the Gamescom Opening Night Live was certainly Lies of P, the Soulslike in development at NEOWIZ and Round 8 Studio.
The gameplay trailer embedded below impressed Gamescom judges enough to award Lies of P with the Most Wanted PlayStation Game award. The game was also nominated in the Best Action Adventure Game and the Best Roleplaying Game categories; the winners will be unveiled on Saturday, August 27th.
Gamescom attendees can check out a demo either at the NEOWIZ booth (Hall 9, C-049) or at the Microsoft one. Lies of P will be released on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S|X. It will also be added to Game Pass on day one when released.
Inspired by the familiar story of Pinocchio, Lies of P is an action souls-like game set in a cruel, dark Belle Époque world.
All of humanity is lost in a once beautiful city that has now become a living hell filled with unspeakable horrors.
Lies of P offers an elegant world filled with tension, a deep combat system and a gripping story.
Guide Pinocchio and experience his unrelenting journey to become human.
A Dark Fairytale Retold
The timeless tale of Pinocchio has been reimagined with dark and striking visuals.Set in the fallen city of Krat, Pinnochio desperately fights to become human against all odds.
The city of Krat was insipired by the Belle Époque Era in Europe (late 19th Century to the early 20th Century) and is the epitome of a collapsed city bereft of prosperity.
'Lying' Quests and Multiple Endings
Experience interconnected procedural quests that play out depending on how you lie. These choices will then affect how the story ends.
You can combine weapons in a multitude of ways to create something new altogether. Research to find the best combinations and make something truly special.
Special Skill System
With Pinocchio being a doll, you can change parts of his body to gain new skills and hopefully an edge in battle. But not all of the enhancements are for fighting though, they can also provide several other unique and useful features.