Strap your paperboy cap on and hide the razor well. Peaky Blinders: Mastermind, the video game that adapts the successful television series will arrive on Nintendo Switch, among other platforms, this summer, specifically the 20th of August. Developed by FuturLab in collaboration with the series’ own production company, Caryn Mandabach Productions, and published by Curve Digital, the game had already been announced in the spring of this year.
It is an adventure that combines the stealth, action and puzzle solving set in Birmingham in the early twentieth century, recounting the rise in the criminal world of the Shelby family following the events that occurred directly after the First season from the TV series. The family will have to face a plan that tries to get the Tommy Shelby, the leader of the Peaky Blinders, of circulation.
Peaky Blinders: Mastermind features all the usual characters from the show, members of the Shelby family, each with their own abilities that you will have to use your best to solve the challenges that each scenario includes. That includes T himselfommy Shelby, his brother Arthur wave Aunt Polly among others. Players will take control of these characters even simultaneously since your position in the right place at the right time can be crucial to success in missions. That includes being able to play over time and « Rewind » actions of each character to ensure the perfect coordination of the participants in the mission.
According James Mardsen, director of FuturLab, the game « reflects what makes the series so compelling: Tommy Shelby’s ability to manipulate his friends, family, and enemies to carry out his plans. » Own Cillian MurphyTommy Shelby on the show voices the character in the new title trailer.
As in the series, the musical section is important, and the game will have its own album with the soundtrack in which the british band has participated Feverist who was already involved in the first season of the series. Their single « The secret » is included in the trailer and can also be heard on the group’s page on Spotify. The EP that brings together the songs of the game, « Mastermind » will also be released on 20th of August.
Peaky Blinders: Mastermind will arrive August 20 to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Steam and PC. The version for the Nintendo hybrid console already has a price: € 24.99. It is unknown if the game will be translated into our language Or if we have to deal with the peculiar English of the Birmingham gypsie family.
Source: Press release