Lies of P: Director Explain Why it is Based On Pinocchio?

If you have a fantasy of playing a game that takes you through the dark twists and plots of a Disney movie crossed with Bloodborne, Lies of P is the answer. It is exactly what any gamer would love, a frightening Pinocchio Soulslike, something that no one ever expected. Lies of P is coming to reality very soon as it appeared at Gamescom 2022 and is all ready to take any gamer through an adventurous and unique journey. Lies of P is a soulslike game taking inspiration from the folktale of Pinocchio and it combines a very unique action RPG. 

Lies of P is an exciting addition to the long list of RPG games we have all these years and from the first look of it, Lies of P looks like something of a nightmarish Disney game, ready to surprise everyone. In the recent past, we have seen games like Elden Ring which is not only a delight in itself but has also increased the hunger for Soulslike games in the gaming community. With Lies of P, gamers are in for a treat, and the gameplay, action, and storyline have taken the excitement to a whole different level.

What Do We Know About Lies of P?

Lies of P were revealed last year at Gamescom 2022 and the four minutes cinematic trailer raised the bar of excitement among the fans after it introduced the world, story, and gameplay of the fantasy soulslike. From the trailer, we could see the main character of the game, a lifelike version of Pinocchio who has the ability to extend his nose by lying. It also takes us through the eerie villains and some huge boss battles that you will be facing on the quest to find Geppetto. One question that a lot of people have asked after watching the trailer is why does Pinocchio look like Timothee Chalamet? Well, we do not have an answer to that but it is quite clear that the gothic world of Lies of P will not fail to surprise and satisfy the fans who are waiting for a Bloodborne remaster or sequel.

Lies of P
Lies of P

What Is “Lies of P”?

Getting more into the details of Lies of P, it is going to be a soulslike action RPG developed by Neowiz. The game is adapted from the original Pinocchio story that was written by Carlo Collodi and the player will be playing as Pinocchio, a human puppet striving to become a human, constantly. Pinocchio arrives at the ravaged city of Krat with one goal, to find his maker Gepetto. The murky city of Krat holds a lot of challenges and adventures and only finding Gepetto will let him become a human. From the trailer, we can see plenty of boss battles, and eerie enemies that range from human-spider hybrids to monsters who are made of steel. Pinocchio starts as a puppet which gives him the ability to replace and upgrade different body parts without any challenges. From the trailer that was revealed in Gamescom 2022, we could see him having mechanical arms which in turn help him both in traversing and combat.

Lies of P Release Date, Platform And More

When it comes to the release date and more of Lies of P, nothing has been announced officially anywhere. The game is without a release date for now and on the game’s Steam page, it is regularly listed as TBA on the release window. According to the trailer, it is evident that the game is going to be released at some point in 2023. Looking at the amount of information revealed and trailers released, it looks like the game is going to come out towards the end of 2023.

Lies of P has set a lot of expectations and excitement among the fans and though it is not released anytime soon, when it comes to the platforms it will be released in, the fans are in for a treat. Lies of P will release on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and even PC, covering almost all the popular consoles and platforms. From the trailer, it is also confirmed that Lies of P will show up on Game Pass at some point or another. Whether it is going to be on Game Pass on day one or later down the line is still not confirmed.

Stay tuned for more updates, Lee Daily.


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