Publisher Annapurna Interactive has just announced that 12 Minutes will make its way to PS4, PS5, and the Nintendo Switch on December 7. There's even a new trailer to showcase some of the game's award nominations, such as Best Indie at The Game Awards and The Golden Joystick for Best Storytelling, as well as the incredible vocal performances of James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe.

For those who haven't played the game yet, 12 Minutes is a point-and-click "interactive thriller" that you experience from a top-down perspective. A romantic evening with your wife turns into a nightmare when a police detective (played by Willem Dafoe) barges into your apartment, accuses your wife of murder, and then beats you to death. And then you suddenly find yourself very much not dead and standing outside your apartment door about to repeat the same 12 minutes over and over again.

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The shtick of the game is trying to figure out how to escape the time loop while also avoiding a grisly demise. Expect some twists, turns, and multiple endings depending on your actions.

12 Minutes initially debuted on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam back in August. In our review, we gave 12 Minutes three out of five stars. While the storytelling was good and all three stars performed admirably, there still isn't a whole lot of gameplay in 12 Minutes. Character movement is slow and cumbersome, there's not a lot of actual interaction to this "interactive thriller," and the plot twists that come later are kinda... weird. No spoilers though.


Honestly, the whole time loop mechanic might be getting a little overplayed. We've got Deathloop, Returnal, Overboard!, Outer Wilds, and if we really go back in time, even Majora's Mask. I'm ready to get off this groundhog day train.

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