Dead Man's Diary comes to Xbox series consoles!

The unique narrative survival adventure from indie studioTML shines in brilliant, realistic graphics with Unreal 5 technology

Erfurt, 8 June 2023 | TML Studios is pleased to announce that Dead Man's Diary, a unique survival adventure game with a strong focus on narration, will be released for current Xbox consoles this summer. The game cleverly combines elements from the genres of narrative action-adventure and survival, taking players into a fascinating and dangerous post-apocalyptic world. Thanks to TML's many years of experience with the Unreal Engine, players in Dead Man's Diary move around in a graphically enormously sophisticated game world.

The game was already released on Steam last year, but has since been massively revised and improved by the development team – the Xbox version now also benefits from these improvements, which have also been ported to the latest version of the Unreal Engine.

All new features

  • Upgrade to Unreal Engine 5
  • New Unreal Engine 5 lighting system (Lumen)
  • Enhanced in-game help with hints in the world
  • Optional dynamic help to progress more easily in the game
  • Reworked interaction with objects

About Dead Man's Diary 

The player takes on the role of a survivor in a post-apocalyptic world scarred by nuclear destruction. In search of food, shelter and answers, the protagonist explores a hostile environment filled with deadly dangers, secrets and a grippingly told story. The game offers a unique blend of survival mechanics such as crafting and exploration, as well as a compelling story and gripping puzzles.

Dead Man's Diary is a heartfelt project of our team, and we are thrilled to announce the game for current Xbox consoles,“ said Thomas Langelotz, CEO and founder of TML Studios. „The Xbox version of the game offers a streamlined gameplay experience with revamped gameplay and technical improvements designed specifically for Xbox consoles.

The technical implementation of Dead Man's Diary on the Xbox consoles is made possible thanks to the Unreal Engine, which has already been used in previous projects by TML-Studios. Players can look forward to detailed settings, including dark forests, ruined cities and abandoned industrial complexes. The story is intensified by diary entries and soliloquies by the protagonist. In addition, the high-quality audio production will immerse players in the dark atmosphere of the post-apocalyptic world.

For more information on the game and up-to-date image and video material, please see the press kit: click.


About TML-Studios

TML-Studios is an independent development studio based in Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia. The company was founded in 2004 by Thomas Langelotz and specialises in building creative PC games and real-time simulations (3D). In the past 15 years, the game developer has published, among other things, long-distance bus and underground train simulations that are played all over the world. The simulators are constantly being developed further. In addition, TML-Studios operates two of its own radio stations, which can also be heard live in the simulators.

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