Update [Tue 27th Sep, 2022 16:00 BST]: SOEDESCO has today revealed that Charon's Staircase will be ready and waiting on Switch to accompany you on your Halloween weekend. The game will launch on 28th October — both physically and digitally.

We've got a few brand new screenshots of the upcoming first-person horror game, which is out on the same day as the cloud version of Resident Evil Village.

Get ready for some happy haunting next month! To find out more about Charon's Staircase, make sure you check out our original story below.

Original article [Thu 2nd Jun, 2022 16:15 BST]: Publisher SOEDESCO has announced Charon's Staircase, a new first-person horror mystery game developed by Spanish indie team Indigo Studios. Although a specific release date has yet to be provided, the game will be launching in both digital and physical formats.

Here's some further info on the release from SOEDESCO:

In the 1970s, a totalitarian regime known as The Ministry ruled with an iron fist. They committed numerous inhumane and sinister acts during their reign, but those days are over, as they now aspire to join the European Union.

You play as an agent codenamed: ‘Desmond’, sent by The Ministry who is tasked with retrieving and destroying classified documents from the Oack Grove estate, that reveal the horrifying activities that happened in the past. Your journey, however, leads you to an unpleasant and gruesome discovery – Project Alpha.


- Uncover the secrets about Project Alpha and discover what The Ministry has been hiding for years
- Survive a hellish nightmare and escape the horrors of Oack Grove
- Solve the mysteries and puzzles that you encounter during your mission
- Explore a dark and stunning atmosphere inspired by the 70s Central European era

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