Daedalic teams up with Elf Games and Luna2 Studio; play the prologue now!
Hamburg, Germany – September 2nd, 2021 – Beware of the forest for it contains dangers unknown! Daedalic Entertainment, Elf Games, and Luna2 Studio are happy to announce they have joined forces to bring beautifully hand-drawn dark adventure Children of Silentown to PC and consoles in early 2022. Players can get a taste of the unique and unsettling title by playing the free prologue on Steam now.
Lucy lives in a small village surrounded by deep woods filled with monsters. Lucy and her friends are afraid of them and not even their dreams are safe places to play. It’s not unusual for Silentown’s inhabitants to vanish without a trace, but now the young girl feels it’s time for her to investigate. Search the village for clues, solve puzzles, meet quirky characters and animals, and deal with a very mean cat. But beware: Do not enter the forest!
Children of Silentown visualizes a beautifully hand-drawn 2D world with a grim and creepy flair. Lucy can solve curious puzzles by combining various items for surprising results or play minigames with the village’s other children. Music plays an important role and learning to sing helps Lucy in tricky situations.
- Explore Silentown in search of hints, but beware: do not enter the forest.
- A unique, unsettling 2D art style fitting for a mysterious, dark tale.
- Music plays a crucial role, and learning how to sing will help Lucy in times of need.
- Combine items to obtain widely unexpected results!
- Many quirky characters (and animals!) to interact with. Be nice to them before they disappear.
- Play minigames with the other children of the village!
- A very mean cat, programmed to mess with Lucy at any given chance.
- Solve curious, original puzzles.
About Elf Games (Developer) and Luna2 (artists)
Elf Games is a small video game development team from Italy founded in 2014 by Piero Dotti and Fabiola Allegrone. It debuted in 2016 with Little Briar Rose, winning the “Italian Video Games Award” for best game design. The team loves creating atmospheric stories while mixing up a captivating game experience with visually peculiar environments.
Illustrators, animators and video producers Francesca Presentini (aka Fraffrog) and Riccardo Accattatis from the animation studio Luna2 have created the concept and art style of Children of Silentown for an animated short movie.
Both teams have collaborated to turn the short into a full-fledged video game, and Children of Silentown was born.
About Daedalic Entertainment (Publisher)
Daedalic Entertainment publishes and develops high-quality games for all platforms. The company has a diverse line-up of high-quality titles, including classic adventures, RPGs, and strategy and multiplayer games. With over 50 employees, Daedalic is currently developing a new line-up of innovative games across consoles, PC and mobile platforms.
Based in Hamburg, Germany, Daedalic is one of Europe’s most acclaimed publishers and developers. With a total of 32 awards in the German Developers Award (including multiple accolades for ‘Studio of the Year’) and 12 German Computer Game Awards for genre-defining games such as Deponia, Edna & Harvey, Silence, Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth, The Long Journey Home, and State of Mind, Daedalic is a record holder for the two most prestigious game awards in Germany.
Daedalic is currently developing the AAA title The Lord of the Rings – Gollum. The action-adventure that tells the story of Gollum from a perspective never witnessed before in any storytelling media, all the while staying faithful to the legendary books of J.R.R. Tolkien.