Across The Grooves was released on Steam and Nintendo Switch on June 17 and is the third game from developer Nova-box. Nova-box is an award-winning French studio known for its interactive visual novels – such as Seers Isle and Along The Edge – with a strong focus on immersive storytelling and great music.
Across The Grooves follows Alice’s story and a mysterious vinyl record. The story takes you back to Alice’s past, allowing you to explore Europe, make life-changing decisions and live the story of magical realism with immersive narration and music.
The premise of Across the Grooves revolves around a vinyl that brings Alice back to her past. Each time she listens to vinyl, she is transported to a different reality, and it is up to you, the player, to shape her future. What Is Across The Grooves? Explore The Immersive World Of Alice In Upcoming Interactive Visual Novel From Nova-Box
Watch the Across the Groove trailer and you will instantly get a feel for the game. It’s a whirlwind of hand-painted scenes and music with dozens of ways to play the story. There are no explosions or car chases. It is a game based on its ability to tell stories.
The two previous Nova-box titles – Along the Edge of 2016 and Seers Isle of 2018 – have been well received by critics and fans on Steam. There was a great emphasis on music and how it complimented the artistic style and storytelling, with a score designed for each scene, emotion and choices found in the game.