When Indigo Prophecy — also known as Fahrenheit outside of North America — was released in 2005, it slowly started to build a rabid cult following with its cinematic brand of horror adventure gaming. Wedged uncomfortably somewhere between the X-Files and Silence of the Lambs, Indigo Prophecy is less about action than discovery. Thankfully, there are plenty of horrific things to discover.
This release marks the first time the game has been released uncut in North America, having been edited for sexual content when it was originally released for PS2. We don’t know how they were able to get this sexual content past Apple’s censors, but who’s complaining? You can find the game right now in the iTunes store for US$9.99. Continue reading for a look at what new features have been added in the update, then get ready for some bad dreams.
Originally released in 2005, Fahrenheit (known as Indigo Prophecy in North America) was a breakthrough in interactive narrative, teetering between the worlds of cinema and gaming while also embracing them, carving its own unique genre in the entertainment landscape. This newly remastered edition features updated graphics and full controller support for all platforms, and is based on the uncut and uncensored international version of the game.
With a rich multilayered narrative, innovative presentation, and a chilling musical score by famed Hollywood composer Angelo Badalementi, Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered serves as the definitive version of the supernatural murder mystery and (re)introduces the groundbreaking title to old and new fans alike.
Interactive Drama – An intuitive control scheme and spectacular split-screen presentation complement the game’s mysterious noir narrative.
Extensive Replayability – With branching dialog and multiple endings, each playthrough of the game yields a different outcome.
Multiple Characters – Take control of the narrative through four different playable characters, each illuminating a different perspective of the story.
Fully Voiced Script – Every line from the extensive script is voiced by professional actors in English, French, German, and Spanish. Voice files may require free in-game download.
Cinematic Score – Fahrenheit features a fully orchestrated score composed by Angelo Badalamenti, famous for his extensive work with director David Lynch.
Uncut version of the game – Unlike the original North American release, Remastered contains all of the game’s original scenes, uncensored and uncut.
High-definition Graphics – All of the in-game textures have been meticulously recreated in HD for mobile and desktop.
Widescreen Support – A true widescreen (not cropped) view strengthens the game’s cinematic qualities while also providing players with a better sense of their surroundings.
Elegant Touch Controls – An intuitive control scheme has been implemented that works on both phone and tablets, and brings the player closer to the narrative.
Full Controller Support -Support for MFi hardware controllers on iOS, as well as various popular controllers for desktop. See system requirements for full list of supported controllers.
Live Graphics Comparison – Players can switch between the updated visuals and the original art assets with the touch of a button.