Game release: “Beacon Pines” (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch)

Hiding Spot and Fellow Traveller‘s visual novel/adventure game Beacon Pines literally brings together the reader and its heroes.

Meta-fiction elements in games can often offer some unique experiences that transcend the possibilities of literature. Here one takes control of both the reader of a book and its main character Luka who investigates the strange events in the titular area.

Gameplay-wise, one collects words in the form of golden charms that can be used in parts of the plot to fill in blanks, changing the course of the story. While this is done by the character and his friends, the reader has the power to jump back and forth between alternative story branches, making this the ultimate cooperation between player, reader, and in-game characters.

The game is out now on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch with a 10% launch discount that lasts until September 28, 2022, at 3 PM UTC. It’s also available in a collector’s edition which includes the soundtrack and artbook.

Buy the standard edition for PC on

Buy the collector’s edition for PC on

Buy the game for Xbox One and Xbox One Series X/S on
the Xbox store

Buy the game for Nintendo Switch on
the Nintendo eShop

Official website

If you liked reading this article, make sure to LIKE it or comment on it on EMR’s Facebook page :). Or FOLLOW the blog on EMR’s Twitter page.
Using the GOG links and buying the products also helps ;).

About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
This entry was posted in Game release news, Gaming. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Game release: “Beacon Pines” (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch)

  1. Pingback: Overview of (blog) life in September 2022 | Emotional Multimedia Ride

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.