Projection: First Light Shines on PC, Consoles 29 Sept. 2020
SYDNEY – 13 Aug. 2020 – Projection: First Light, the illumination manipulation puzzle-platformer from publisher Blowfish Studios and developers Shadowplay Studios and Sweaty Chair Studio, brings the art of shadow puppetry to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on 29 Sept. 2020.
Guide Greta on her journey to self-enlightenment as she explores breathtaking locations, including China, Victorian England, Turkey, Indonesia, and more. Harness Greta’s light-manipulating ability to travel through this world while learning about each culture’s powerful connection to this ancient artform.
Illuminate the path forward to see the world in a new light. Build platforms from shadows so Greta can overcome obstacles and navigate through ornate environments. Bend light and shadows to discover creative solutions to puzzles and uncover alternate pathways.
Absorb the dazzling details of the places Greta visits, each meticulously designed to recreate the distinct shadow puppetry of the region and era. Encounter legendary heroes from the various cultures and lean on their powerful auras to face off against mythological creatures and learn more about Greta’s newfound light-bending powers.
Developer Shadowplay Studios consulted with famed Australian shadow puppeteer and historian Richard Bradshaw to ensure every aspect of Projection: First Light is presented accurately with the utmost respect to the nations featured within the game. Accompanied by ethereal music performed by period-authentic instruments, the word of Projection: First Light stands as an interactive showcase of shadow puppetry throughout the ages.
“Projection: First Light brings the art of shadow puppetry to life,” said Michael Chu, founder, Shadowplay Studios. “We can’t wait to share Greta’s coming-of-age journey with everyone when the game arrives on PC and consoles this September.”
Projection: First Light comes to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PC on 29 Sept. 2020 for $17.99 USD / $£15.99 / $24.99 AUD. It features English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Arabic, and Turkish language support. The game is available via the Apple Arcade subscription service and is also currently playable via free demos on both Steam and Xbox One.
About Blowfish Studios
Blowfish Studios is an award-winning independent game developer and publisher based in Sydney, Australia. We strive to release original multi-platform games, while also collaborating with developers from around the world. As developers first, we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to any partnership. Our team provides development services to get the game release ready, porting to all major platforms, platform approval, marketing and promotion to the world.
To learn more about Blowfish Studios, please visit the team’s website.
About Shadowplay Studios
Shadowplay Studios is a small indie games team based in Australia. Their aim is to create games with innovative mechanics and unique experiences. To learn more about Shadowplay Studios, please visit their Twitter page.
About Sweaty Chair Studio
Sweaty Chair Studio was founded in 2013 by a group of passionate and creative people. With the aim to create innovative, unique, and fun mobile games. We came from various specialized fields such as digital arts, game design, and web development. We are also on the lookout for fresh graduates and interns who majors in game development and digital media to join our growing family. To learn more about Sweaty Chair Studio, please visit their official website.