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Velvet Sundown

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Tribe Studios

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by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2014 @ 1:01 a.m. PST

Velvet Sundown is a contemporary, social multiplayer role-playing game featuring integrated Text-To-Speech technology.

Velvet Sundown is an new game that gives players a unique mix of social engagements and serious role-playing elements.

In Velvet Sundown, players take on the role of one of at least four randomly selected characters who find themselves as passengers on board a luxury yacht. Each character has their own unique background stories and missions that players must strive to fulfill. A unique feature in gameplay is that the success of each mission depends on the player’s skill in interacting with other players, which takes place primarily through chat functionality.  There are no pre-populated questions and answers, rather every player can let their fantasy run free in trying to persuade others players.

Velvet Sundown will feature Tribe Studios’ patent pending Dramagame technology where no two games unfold the same way, and new stories and dramas can be implemented in the game with ease. The story contains tens of millions of different outcome variations, giving the game previously undreamt of depth and replay value.

A single Velvet Sundown multi-player game session unfolds in the length of a typical TV show, about 45 minutes, in which players can immerse themselves into their characters.


By incorporating Text-To-Speech technology in Velvet Sundown, players will not only be able to type what their characters say, but they will be able to hear them speak! Acapela’s state-of the-art speech solutions offer the utmost in quality and technology giving the characters real natural voices. Every character in the game will have its very own voice tone! 

“We are very excited to incorporate Acapela Group high-quality Text-To-Speech technology into Velvet Sundown,” said Elina Arponen, CEO of Tribe Studios. “This will have a very powerful effect on gameplay and will add to the overall user experience of this highly social new game.” “Text to speech turns any written information in speech in real time and naturally adds the vocal dimension to a game.

Games are a natural deployment playground for us and we are very happy to perform the voices of Tribe Studios new innovative game and contribute to provide players with a talkative experience.’ says Lars-Erik Larsson, CEO of Acapela Group.


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