The Norwood Suite

From Cosmo D, the creator of the freeware hit Off-Peak, comes a game that is both its spiritual and direct sequel.


In 1983, Peter Norwood, one of the world's most celebrated pianists and composers, mysteriously vanished. His private mansion was turned into the Hotel Norwood, which, over the years, accumulated its own share of notoriety. But the mystery of what really went on during Norwood's time never truly got uncovered... until now.

The Norwood Suite

is a first-person adventure game that takes players to the secluded Hotel Norwood on a simple friendly errand that quickly unfolds into something much more involved. Filled with bizarre characters and curiosities, this mysterious resort is a dense, open-ended world teeming with hidden passages and secrets to discover.
Peer into the lives of the hotel’s guests and staff, explore and interact with surprises behind every door, and piece together a jigsaw narrative that rewards your curiosity. The Norwood Suite features surreal art design, as well as an original atmospheric musical score, composed by Cosmo D, that integrates itself directly into the game world.
Minimum Requirements
OS: Win 7 and up
Processor: Intel i5, 3.0Ghz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 700 series, 4GB
Storage: 2 GB available space
Recommended Specifications
OS: Win 10
Processor: Intel i7, 3.6Ghz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 900 series and up, 8GB
Storage: 2 GB available space
Minimum Requirements
OS: iMac (late 2015) OSX Yosemite 64-bit
Processor: 4 ghz Core i7
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: AMD Radeon m390 2048 MB / Nvdia GeForce 9 series, 4GB
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 2 GB available space
Recommended Specifications
OS: Mac Pro High Sierra 64-bit
Processor: 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: Radeon Pro 560 / Nvidia GeForce 1000 Series, 8GB
Storage: 2 GB available space
Additional Notes: Solid State Drive
  • CD-Action

    The Norwood Suite shames all other walking simulators with the quality of its storytelling and the way it uses player interactions in the narrative. It’s a unique, intelligent and ambitious game that eludes simple interpretation. [13/2017, p.37]

  • The experience of The Norwood Suite is incredibly unique, each design choice, be it of the musical or visual arts, very much reflects Cosmo D's style. The world in which you play feels well developed and full, but not cluttered, keeping you on the path of the game, but not on rails. The Norwood Suite — along with their first release, Off-Peak — are two games worth the effort and confusion.

  • The game doesn’t ultimately suffer from its technical issues. Instead I felt more like it was muddled by lack of creative cohesion or foresight. The game’s story was intriguing, but doesn’t really resolve in a manner which is coherent. The level of visual fidelity works, but doesn’t entirely seem premeditated. Yet it’s over very quickly, and in its broad strokes paints a captivating picture. Had it required me to spend more time to reach its pay off, I might have been bothered by this. To compare it to music, this works well as a free mix-tape, but I wouldn’t tolerate it as a full album. That said, I’m interested in what the artist’s point of view is. If they were to be signed, I’d likely want to check out what they could put out with the support of a record label.

The Norwood Suite
$9.99 $5.24
Title: The Norwood Suite
Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie
Released: 2 October 2017
Developer: Cosmo D
Publisher: Alliance
  • Single-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Captions available
  • Steam Trading Cards
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