Omikron: The Nomad Soul is an adventure and intellectual game from Quantic Dream. This producer has developed it with an attractive plot system and many unexpected details. Completing development, Eidos Interactive published it for Sega Dreamcast and Microsoft Windows. In which, the version of Microsoft Windows was available on October 31, 1999 for the European region and November, 1999 for the North American region. A year later, a new version of Dreamcast was released. In North America was on June 22, 2000. The European market was on June 23, 2000.
In the content, the game’s story takes place on a fantasy planet Phaenon. Specially, Phaenon’s sun is destroyed, causing the planet to fall into an ice age. Luckily, the planet’s citizens guess that their sun would stop working. Therefore, they built a special city that was surrounded by a giant ring roof. Its unique is that it is made of crystal, helping humanity to withstand the cold of the ice age. The city is Omikron and divides into five separate areas. Each has a different culture, lifestyle and development level (Lahoreh, Jahangir, Anekbah, Jaunpur and Qalisar). Besides, residents living in a certain area doesn’t have to encroach on the territory of others. After years of living in peace, Omikron begins at a time of turmoil. Numerous murders have occurred in all five areas, and it has not discovered the killer. After that, a police Kay’l 669 has asked the game’s character to help him investigate murders in order to find the killer.
In Omikron: The Nomad Soul, the players have to control the main character without the name and accompany Kay’l 669 in the investigation. In order to find connections between murders, the players have to move around the city and to interact with NPCs to exchange information. After gathering the information, the players will analyze them to move to certain areas and discover the mysteries behind each victim’s death. In addition to exchanging information, the players can involve in some simple combat missions. Specially, there are two different types of combat missions, including armed fighting with a first view and unarmed combat with a third perspective.Finally, Omikron: The Nomad Soul has an easy-to-see visual system. The image structure is relatively smooth, and the landscape is diverse.