Coffee Noir Releases Trailer and Demo

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

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Is there anything better than a fine cup of black coffee? Maybe there are a few things, but not many. Anyway, do your dreams consist of solving crimes AND running your own coffee shop? Well, you just might be in luck because DOJI and NAOS Software want to help you out with their upcoming game Coffee Noir, and right now you can even download a demo.



In Coffee Noir you assume the role of Arthur Oliver, a hardboiled detective in Neo-London who goes undercover running a coffee shop in order to solve a mystery surrounding a crime committed against one of the biggest names in coffee. The game attempts to combine a murder mystery visual novel with a business simulator offering both robust simulation mechanics and economy with a compelling mystery, and a comic book style aesthetic.

A release date hasn’t been announced yet, but Coffee Noir should launch before the end of the year. If you think it sounds interesting you can head on over to Steam right now, check out the demo, and maybe add it to your wishlist. Checkout the press release below for more information:

Coffee Noir – Business Detective Game just released a FREE DEMO
Autumn is certainly the best time of the year for coffee. I mean, there is always the right moment for this delicious drink, but autumn is exceptional. Everything – leaves, people’s outfits, and the whole atmosphere of this season is painted in shades of brown, just like coffee.
That’s why Coffee Noir – Business Detective Game is a great fit for this year’s Steam Game Festival: Autumn EditionVisit the game on the Valve’s platform NOW, download its FREE DEMO, and enjoy an outstanding blend of business management game and visual novel.
Jump in the shoes of an undercover detective coordinating the coffee business and get a sip of full game experience in this short introduction, supported with the tutorial. And, if you’ll like what you see, consider wishlisting the full game on Steam!
About full version of Coffee Noir – Business Detective Game
Coffee Noir is a combination of a detective novel and a business management game with elegant 2D graphics in a classic comic-book style spiced up with jazz music and retrofuturistic feeling. It offers clever and challenging entertainment, with an advanced economic engine designed by academics and equipped with actual market functions giving a complex business simulation.
In an alternative future, the world of 2021 is ruled by coffee and Neo-London goes crazy for it. Recently a mysterious crime has happened to one of the city’s main coffee businessmen. The player discovers the story as Arthur Oliver, a hard-boiled detective who has to work undercover as a coffee salesman to gain the trust of the industry’s tycoons who might have the information that will help solve the case.
Key features:
  • Business management – manage your team, handle production, invest in promotion, and don’t let your coffee business go bankrupt – you have to plan your strategy carefully as you deal with limited resources!
  • Deep negotiations – successfully negotiate and gain the trust of your business partners to not only win the good deals but also to get the clues essential for solving the criminal mystery.
  • Intriguing detective story – feel the sweat on your brow while solving the case of Richard’s disappearance. Don’t get yourself easily swayed – this story may be more complicated than it may seem at first glance!
  • Noir audio-visual setting – Coffee Noir is inspired by classic American comic books and equipped with film noir mood and retro-future ambiance with professional voice-overs. Feel the atmosphere of 40’s – retro-style interiors, smooth jazz, dense cigarette smoke, and a smell of good coffee while wearing the classy detective outfit…
  • Interactive comics – see the story unfold in the form of interactive comics with full SFX and voiceovers. Experience it like if you were holding a comic in your hands, but also… like if you were present right there, with the characters.
  • Realistic economics strategy – the game was developed with the support of professional economists and academics to provide you with a thorough business simulation experience.

Your investigation starts in Q4 2020Wishlist the game now on Steam to sign-up for your first case.

About Aaron Evangelisti

Aaron is a lifelong video games enthusiast who's been playing since the days of the NES. He enjoys just about all types of games from RPGs, to platformers, to strategy. He also fancies himself a bit of a writer so writing about video games makes sense, right?