Buses was Obsidian’s surprise at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase. An adventure with a unique, surprising style that is now particularly awaited. Because behind its visual style, far removed from video game blockbusters, Buses conceals a strong narrative claim, with decidedly mature themes.
in the BusesYou play an artist who is involuntarily thrown into the heart of a murder case in the 16th century.
Difficult subjects for an adults-only experience?
To find the real culprit, you must observe, discuss, and attempt to verify the items in your possession. But in Buses there are no right or wrong decisions. There are only ways the game allows you to lead as you see fit. And in its wake the disrupted life of an entire village for almost 25 years.
Naturally, Buses want to mature. And apart from its game mechanics based on your decisions and their consequences, Obsidian’s game will deal with difficult issues. This is how it appears on the page in particular steam Title a series of themes that underscore the story. Buses
- scenes of public executions,
- stylized bruise,
- of suicides,
- multiple references to abortion,
- Evidence of sexual assault
- References to sexual practices
- common swear words
- Evidence of alcohol consumption and occasional ergotic hallucinations.
This little bit of information, as well as the game mechanics described by Josh Sawyer, the game’s creator, suggests so Buses is reserved for an adult audience. The title should therefore receive an M classification for mature in the USA and a 16+ under the PEGI recommendation in Europe, and even an 18+ in Europe.