Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy Remastered is a cinematic action-adventure video game. This game is developed by Quantic Dream (Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls). Its focus on mental state, life threatening situations and supernatural superstitions. Main plot of Fahrenheit is about man named Lucas Kane. Lucas is possessed by an unknown force (The Oracle). He stabs a man at local diner and doesn’t know what happen. Later on, finds answers and have panic attacks about his past misconduct. This murder case caught the attention of NYPD. Two detectives Carla Valenti and Tyler Milles find clues on what happen at the diner. Putting the pieces together to solve this case and seek redemption. Lucas, Carla and Tyler got their hands full at the moment.
During development, it took David Cage to write a full-game design document for Fahrenheit. The Final script was about 2,000 pages long. Fahrenheit uses multiple views was inspired by TV Series 24 and a challenge because of limitations of the PlayStation 2’s memory. 80 of Quantic Dream staff worked on the title about two years. Fahrenheit storyline were inspired by Fight Club, Snake Eyes and Dune. David Cage was impressed by previous work of David Lynch films. He hired Angelo Vadalamenti for the project and don’t want soundtrack be genetic orchestral piece. Cage wants the music be more emotional and atmospheric something Bealdalmenti could achieved. The title was change Indigo Prophecy because of confusion of Fahrenheit 9/11. The game was rated adult only because of sex scenes and some remove from US version.
Gameplay in Fahrenheit
In-game, players must control use analog stick for character’s actions. For example, using analog sticks in any direction prompts what to interact with. Each playable character have a mental state health bar. If your mental bar is empty it’s game over. Depending on the player’s action it constantly changes throughout gameplay and effects that character. Conversation system is depending on the player’s decision along with suspicion meter. There is a time limit make sure to choose the right choice. Quick time event have color segments, where players have to mimic like Simon. This sequence is fast and responsive. . There is extra activities that relive mental state such as playing your guitar and more.
Players have the ability to use what storyline to follow. Also choosing three various characters Lucas Kane, Carla Valenti and Tyler Miles. Each have play a crucial role in the main storyline. Fahrenheit tackle issues such as depression, suicide and other cases of mental health. The game puts you into an interactive movie and related on what characters go through. It’s a deep and beauty game that should be a TV series. There is symbolic meaning of life and death going into this game. Quick time event was a pain for me. I had to figure out that two shoulder button were apart of quick times events. More games in the near future will feel like an interactive film. Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered is available now on Steam, PlayStation 4, IOS and Android.