Coffee Noir Launches Soon

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

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The stage… Neo-London, the problem… one of it’s most successful businessmen has vanished under mysterious circumstances. Enter private detective, Arthur Oliver, the only man in town who can crack this case. How, you ask? By diving into the seedy underbelly of the most the most popular drug trade on the planet… Coffee. That’s right, coffee. Coffee Noir, a business management/detective mystery game from DOJI and NAOS Software, will be coming to a PC near you in the very near future.

In order to uncover the mystery of disappearance of Neo-London’s most powerful coffee magnate Arthur must go deep undercover by starting his coffee business, all in the effort to attract some of the biggest names in the coffee industry. So not only does our detective have to uncover clues and run an investigation, but he also has to keep the business afloat giving this game it’s unique blend of tycoon style management sim and virtual gumshoeery. In addition, players can also expect a complex narrative complete with comic book stylized cutscenes, voice acting, and a ton of retro-future charm.

Coffee Noir will launch on Steam and GOG on September 30th. Checkout the press release below for more information:

Start your investigation with a coffee business on the side. Coffee Noir releases this month!

A long-awaited neo-noir visual novel tycoon mash-up game finally got its release date. It launches faster than you can empty your coffee bean bag.

Enter the world of coffee roasting in an alternative reality as an undercover investigator Arthur Oliver, who pursues the trail of a mysterious disappearance of Neo-London’s coffee magnate. Gain the trust of the industry’s most powerful by skillfully managing your company to not spark any suspicions while gathering intel. Take care of the business, negotiate contracts, sell and deliver the beans that deliciously brewed into invigorating black potion flows through the veins of every citizen. And after your job is done, visit people potentially linked to the magnate, question them, and search for the clues that may uncover the terrible truth behind the vanishing.
Coffee Noir arrives on Steam and bringing the players some coffee-flavored twists and turns on September 30th. Add the game to your wishlist now, to be sure to get your cup of nice narrative-business management experience right on time!
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.
  • Complex detective story & full voiceover – 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.

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?