Eastern Market Murder, by True Crime Games, is an upcoming crime and mystery title. The story features the hidden alleys of Melbourne and true crime stories, along with a 120-year-old case waiting for you to solve. The game will be heading for iOS and Android on the 1st of May.

The game is the world-first series of AR true crime games that brings in true cases instead of imaginary ones. Through the help of this game, players get to know about the truth of some old cases and get their hands on them.

The main story follows an unfortunate incident that occurred in the Eastern Markets of Melbourne in the year 1899. A phrenologist and business rival carry out a brutal murder in the family of the fortune teller.

You will be tasked with bringing these criminals to justice. Wander around the city of Melbourne collect evidence. Visit numerous places to find the whereabouts of the suspect and track them down. Take help from the old articles that’ll provide you with a lot of important information.

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Use your instincts and detective skills to analyse and summarize the evidence you have collected. Use the fully-voiced dialogue to probe the witnesses and collect adequate information from their statements.

Additionally, players based in Melbourne have an advantage as they get the opportunity to walk through locations where the events took place through a self-guided experience that takes approximately 1.5 hours and leads players through the hidden alleyways of the city.

Prior to the launch of the game, Emma Ramsay, Co-founder of True Crime Games said, “We’ve always been drawn to stories of injustice and this one is particularly heart-wrenching,” “This horrific crime caught the attention of the public in 1899, and after being buried for 120 years, we’re challenging players to put their detective skills to the test and ask the questions that have always surrounded the event.”

Eastern Market Murder will be available on Google Play and App Store. It is a premium title that costs AUD $4.99.

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