Blacksad - Under the Skin

A dark corruption scandal in the heart of the New York City's underworld for charismatic detective John Blacksad
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The 50s, New York City: Joe Dunn, owner of a boxing club, is found dead.
Meanwhile, rising star Bobby Yale, due to take to the ring for the most important fight of his career, has mysteriously disappeared.
Sonia Dunn, Joe’s daughter, takes over the gym and must deal with its financial woes. She hires private detective John Blacksad to investigate Yale’s disappearance. This sinister case will take our investigator to the darkest, most dismal depths of New York.
With its anthropomorphic characters and its incredible 1950s feel, BLACKSAD: Under the Skin promises all the eerily dark adventure of a detective novel, just like the eponymous comic book series.
Conduct the investigation in your own way. Make use of your feline senses as you hunt for new clues. Make decisions on behalf of Blacksad and influence the outcome of the case.
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Features
  • An official and all-new story for BLACKSAD, set in the comic book series’ unique world, perfectly recreated for gamers.
  • An investigative narrative game with gameplay combining investigations, puzzles, quick time events (QTE) and multiple-choice dialog.
  • Choices that directly influence the development of the character and the story's ending.
  • More than 30 characters, including new faces and old favorites, each with their own story.
  • An immersive world with a jazz soundtrack to rival the very best of Hollywood’s film noir.
  • Fans of adventure games will love its gameplay and narration while fans of the comic book series will be thrilled to rediscover the characters and graphic style of this unique world.
  • A dark world of anthropomorphic animals
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Available Achievements

Strike one
15 XP
Shield
15 XP
Back to normal
15 XP
Congrats!
15 XP
Immortal
90 XP

Blacksad - Under the Skin Ratings & Reviews

  • 28%
    Critics Recommend
  • 62
    Top Critic Average
  • Weak
    OpenCritic Rating
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PC Gamer
by Luke Kemp
68 / 100
Unaware of its absurdity, Blacksad: Under The Skin fails at much of what it attempts
TheSixthAxis
by Aran Suddi
7 / 10
Blacksad is a surprisingly charming interactive tale. John Blacksad is an intriguing character, but open enough that you can shape him. While other characters don't stand out as much, the ensemble brings the story to life. The game suffers from cumbersome movement and a deduction system that's not that interesting to engage with, but, if you love a bit of noir, Blacksad: Under The Skin is well worth the 10-hour playthrough.
Worth Playing
by Cody Medellin
6.5 / 10
There's a shimmer of something good in Blacksad: Under the Skin.
Reviews provided by OpenCritic

Blacksad - Under the Skin System Requirements

Minimum

Recommended

OS versionWindows 7 64 bit
OS versionWindows 10 64 Bit
CPUIntel Core i5 (3GHz) or equivalent
CPUIntel Core i7 (3GHz) or equivalent
Memory8 GB
Memory16 GB
GPUAMD R7 260X / Nvidia GTX 750 Ti 2 GB
GPUAMD Radeon RX VEGA 64 / Nvidia GTX 1080
DirectXDirectX 11
DirectXDirectX 12
Storage30 GB
Storage30 GB
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English, French, German, Spanish (Spain), Russian
  • Text: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish (Spain)
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