Once again, we’re sorry for the lack of communication these last few months. We’ve been pretty busy working hard on our next game, Across the Grooves.
But since I, Cyndie, joined the team as a communication intern, I’ll keep you informed about the game more often!
What have we been up to?
A lot of stuff has happened in the past seven months.
Besides working hard on Across the Grooves, we also went to two events in October: EGX in London and Indie Game Factory – Animasia in Bordeaux.
In London, we were selected for the prestigious Leftfield Collection curated by David Hayward from Eurogamer. It aims to bring light to interesting and creative games, so we are very proud to have been a part of it!
Also, we came back with the “best game” award, granted by a jury in Bordeaux during the Indie Game Factory Awards!
Here are some pictures from the team during the events:
Moreover, we’re very glad to announce the end of production is fast approaching! Soon, you’ll be able to embark on a journey with Alice, across Europe and alternative realities!
Also, in the last newsletter, we mentioned that Mélanie joined the team as an art intern to help Nico. She’s done such a great job we decided to hire her as a freelancer!
You can find her artstation here.
And here’s an exclusive image taken from the third chapter of the game she’s been working on:
They talked about our games
In their last Visual Novel Review Digest, VN’s Now! talked about Seers Isle and gave it the final score of 8/10!
“[Nova-box’s] work is a consistent feast for the eyes and Seers Isle is no exception with stunning designs and backgrounds”
You can read the article by clicking here.
Rock, Paper, Shotgun mentioned Across the Grooves in the article “2020’s most exciting new PC games”. Our game shares the list with some of the most anticipated games of the year such as Cyberpunk 2077 and Death Stranding, so that’s pretty amazing!
You can read the article here (we’re in page 2).
We thank them for their kind words and we hope Across the Grooves will be up to your expectations!
For now, if you want to support us, please add the game to your wishlist on Steam to help us gain visibility!
And last but not least…
Across the Grooves is coming to Nintendo Switch!
This is a piece of information we’ve been hanging onto for a long while, and we hope you will be as excited as we are about it now that we can finally talk about it: we’re very proud to announce that Across the Grooves will be released on Nintendo Switch!
We’ve been big fans of the device ever since it was announced and we believe our games will be a perfect match for the Switch, especially in handheld mode.
This will allow the game to become your travel companion of course, whether you’re commuting to work or going away for a weekend, but you’ll also be able experience the story in a format that will be the most akin to reading an actual comic book.
And since good news never comes alone, we’re planning to release Across the Grooves on Switch and on PC, Mac, and Linux simultaneously!
Of course, all of this wouldn’t be possible without the help of our friend Daniel Borges from Manufacture 43, who’s been in charge of porting our home engine to Unity in order to make it compatible with the Switch.
By the way, his shoot’em up Pawarumi has just been released on PS4!
For more information about the game, please visit the website: pawarumi.com.
That’s all for now, but more information is coming soon, so stay tuned!
Seers Isle and Along the Edge are available on Steam and itch.io (among other select digital resellers).
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