Evade Murder In Homebody On Nintendo Switch

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Rogue Games has announced that the nostalgic survival horror puzzler Homebody is now available on Nintendo Switch.

From developer Game Grumps, after Emily and her college friends gather at a remote rental house to watch the Perseid meteor shower the power suddenly goes out and, under the cover of darkness, an unknown killer picked them off one by one. You must make your escape before you are trapped in this nightmare forever.

To do so, you must evade the murderer, solve the devious puzzles within the house and reconnect with your friends. While your escape from the house may seem impossible at first, each attempt to piece everything together will see the bloodstained picture become clearer.

The publisher has outlined the game’s key features, which include:

  • A Nostalgic Trip: Inspired by retro horror games and classic 80s slasher films, Homebody sets the scene for a thrilling evening. This retro-but-modern game pulls players through a deeply strange and emotional experience.
  • An Unsettling Getaway: Emily and her friends gather for the annual viewing of the Perseid meteor shower. But with relationships strained and anxieties high, what should be a relaxing weekend quickly goes awry, turning even darker as a mysterious killer picks them off.
  • Just One Night Together… or Is It? After a bloody night, Emily wakes back up in the foyer. Realizing something is horribly wrong, Emily must find an escape, no matter what it takes. Learn more about Emily’s relationships with choice-driven dialogue. Stealthily explore the house, moving quietly and hiding in closets to evade the killer’s responsive AI. Death may be inevitable, but knowledge never dies. Use an in-game journal to track the clues and puzzle solutions, piecing together this mysterious event.
  • Devious Shifting Puzzles: With continually changing challenges in the house, puzzles will require strategic and creative thinking to solve. But be careful and work quickly, time continues to tick on and the unpredictable killer stalks the house looking for Emily and her friends.

Homebody is now available digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide.

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