Developer Plot Twist and publisher Rogue Games have officially announced the launch of The Last Case of Benedict Fox in a new Definitive Edition for PlayStation 5 soon. This Lovecraftian Metroidvania first launched on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, EGS, and Microsoft Store back in April 2023.
Since it was originally introduced earlier this year, The Last Case of Benedict Fox has received mostly positive reviews. Both critics and players have praised the game for its rewarding exploration and mystery-solving elements, stunning level design, and thematic musical score.
The Last Case of Benedict Fox is an action-adventure platformer where players take on the role of Benedict Fox, a self-proclaimed detective bound to his demon companion. Descending into a limbo of decaying memories, Benedict uses that unholy bond to explore the minds of the recently deceased in search of clues as he uncovers the mysteries of a young couple’s grisly murder and the disappearance of their child.
As players explore the dark, intriguing world of The Last Case of Benedict Fox: Definitive Edition, they will fight demons and solve complex puzzles. Players will delve into surreal realms where memories, emotions, and traumas take on tangible forms.
Uncovering the secrets of an old mansion where a couple has been found slain, and their child has gone missing, players will find themselves drawn into a dark yet intimate mystery as they confront the demons haunting this family’s history. To overcome demons, monsters, and cultists, players will rely on their weapons, demon powers, and the environment, all while employing concentration and tactical approaches in these encounters.
The PlayStation 5 version, considered The Last Case of Benedict Fox: Definitive Edition, brings overhauled combat and platforming mechanics, as well as several enhancements to visuals, UI, enemy AI, and puzzles. This edition also introduces new gameplay features and more.
While the exact release date for The Last Case of Benedict Fox: Definitive Edition on PS5 remains uncertain, fans can expect more details to be disclosed soon.