Unavowed is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Wadjet Eye Games. The setting is an urban fantasy universe where the player character joins a supernatural secret order in New York City.
One year earlier a demon possessed you. Since that day, you unwillingly tore a trail of bloodshed through New York. The Unavowed – an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil – becomes your only refuge. While you are free to go, your world is in tatters. You have no home, no friends, and you are wanted by the police. Your former life is now over. You can start a new one among the ranks of the Unavowed to fight against the forces of darkness.
The player can choose to play as either a male or female protagonist and three possible backgrounds for the premise. The game offers a branching storyline based on the origin stories. There are a total of four companions to choose from, each possessing their own talents and abilities that assist in puzzle solving.
According to Wadjet Eye Games founder Dave Gilbert, Unavowed is the biggest game ever developed by the studio since it was founded in 2006. It has a total of 125 unique locations. Not only there are more levels than any Wadjet Eye game before, it also offers much more variety in branching interactions, depending on the player character's choices and the companions that follow along. Streamer culture also contributed to this design, as Gilbert felt there was a need to encourage viewers to buy the game to see different playthroughs.
The game sports beautiful and detailed pixel art with paintinglike levels. It also includes voice acting, apart from the player character's lines. According to Wadjet Eye Games, Unavowed is playable in twice the resolution of typical Wadjet Eye game. It also includes a comprehensive commentary track.