Tales of the Neon Sea

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Tales of the Neon Sea
Tales of the Neon Sea cover
Developers
Palm Pioneer
Publishers
Zodiac Interactive
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 30, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 62
OpenCritic 61
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control, Point and select
Genres Adventure, Puzzle
Art styles Cartoon, Pixel art
Themes Cyberpunk, Detective/mystery
Tales of the Neon Sea on HowLongToBeat
Tales of the Neon Sea on IGDB
Tales of the Neon Sea on MobyGames

General information

Publisher Discord server
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.[2]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
A demo is available from itch.io.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\palmpioneer\TalesoftheNeonSea\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/828740/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\palmpioneer\TalesoftheNeonSea\TalesoftheNeonSea.sav
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/828740/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video settings[edit]

General settings
General settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Gameplay is Vert-. Effectively unplayable due to off-screen objects and characters.[3]
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is Vert-. Some UI elements are stretched or inaccessible.[4]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Used instead of exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
Framerate is capped at display refresh rate.[5]
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse controls
Keyboard and mouse controls
Gamepad controls
Gamepad controls

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master volume only.
Surround sound
Stereo.[6]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Initial language selection
Initial language selection
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 2.13 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 730
ATI Radeon HD 4830
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.2.20f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/828740/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (828740) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-01-01
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-04-01
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-01-23
    Tested at 2560x480 custom resolution.
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-01-23
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.
  5. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-01-23
    Tested at 50 Hz, 60 Hz.
  6. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-01-23
    Tested with Special K.