London – 5th June 2014 – Indie collective Owl Cave and UK independent publisher Mastertronic are thrilled to announce the acclaimed point-and-click adventure game Richard & Alice is now available on Steam!

Richard & Alice tells the story of two inmates in a curious future prison, set in a world where years of heavy snowfall have caused chaos and disorder around the globe. Investigate the circumstances of their incarceration and discover the secrets hidden within as the complex narrative unravels and you become immersed in this dark and powerful tale. You are forced to question your own personal journey and perception of what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ in this haunting account, and ultimately, how well do you know yourself and what would you do to survive?

Richard & Alice, the debut game by games PR specialist Lewis Denby and Starbound lead writer Ashton Raze, is an absorbing story-driven tale about family, loneliness, desperation and the weather – set in a post-apocalyptic world. Previously on Steam Greenlight, the game has been upvoted by the community and is now making waves on Steam with new achievements, trading cards, badges and emoticons.

There are secrets, lies and lots of snow.

Lewis Denby from Owl Cave commented: “It’s a great thing to see Richard & Alice on Steam. This is a game we decided to make because we wanted to explore character stories in video games, and the original plan was for a small game we could make quickly and move on from. But now here we are writing quotes for the Steam release PR campaign. It’s quite something!”

Ashton Raze from Owl Cave added: “I am very excited to see Richard & Alice on Steam, because it meant I got to design trading cards and emotes. This was a lifelong dream of mine, and finally that dream became a reality. The game being on Steam in itself is exciting but TRADING CARDS! Seriously. The achievements were right fun too. You’ll not find things like this in a novel.”

Stuart Morton, Executive Producer at Mastertronic, said: “It has been an absolute pleasure to have helped Lewis and Ashton bring Richard & Alice to Steam. This is a superb story beautifully executed and we’re thrilled to get the game out to a much wider audience for all to enjoy.”

Richard & Alice is available now on Steam and Get Games for Windows PC and to celebrate we’re giving away a massive 40% off for one week!

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Digital Storefronts: 

Steam Launch discount: 40% off

Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/279260/ 

Get Games: http://www.getgamesgo.com/product/richard-and-alice

Steam Launch Trailer: http://youtu.be/r4q9F283MYY

About Owl Cave

Owl Cave is a small collective of writers, designers and general game-related people. We share a love of story-centric video games, which place a focus on character-building and world design. We believe games can tell stories in a way that no other medium can. Our first full game, Richard & Alice, came out in February 2013, and plenty of critics had lots of lovely things to say about it. It was followed by Sepulchre and the upcoming Mission Bell.

About Mastertronic

Mastertronic is a multi-platform independent games publisher working with independent games developers making games that we want to play ourselves. We love games, games developers and gamers.