Tale of Tales reveals Sunset release date

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Sunset is a first-person game about keeping an apartment tidy in the midst of an unfolding revolution in South America. It's being developed by Tale of Tales, the indie studio behind games like The Endless Forest, The Path, and Luxuria Superbia, and now has a release date: May 21.

We actually took a look at Sunset back in February, and joking aside, it's a fascinating concept. You play a housekeeper for a wealthy resident of San Bavón, a fictional South American city, popping into his penthouse once a week to dust the place. But while you're trying to earn a living, revolution is sweeping the country, and the guy you're working for is somehow involved, which you can dig into by poking through his stuff while he's out. Or, I suppose, you could just clean.

Austin Wintory of Journey (the game, not the band) and Banner Saga fame is doing the soundtrack, which is very cool too. More information about Sunset, which can still be preordered at a 25 percent discount off the regular $20 price, is up at tale-of-tales.com.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.