Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
March 28, 2020
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Press Releases
  Iris and the Giant launches today
  Share on Twitter RSS
 
 
02/27/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

 

27th February 2020 - Paris, France: Developer Louis Rigaud and publisher Goblinz Studio announced that Iris and the Giant, a roguelike deckbuilding adventure launches today on Steam.

 

You can watch the latest trailer here. 

 

Iris and The Giant is a fusion of a collectable card game (CCG) with RPG and roguelike elements. Behind the game’s unique minimalist art style players will explore a touching story of a young woman facing their inner demons and soothing the raging giant inside. Dive into a melancholic and gripping adventure, filled with cute monsters and buried memories.

 

Players can test their tactical skills in turn-based battles using magical cards to attack and defend while unlocking new skills and cards with every run. Over time they can optimize and build the perfect deck to fit their playstyle and dive deeper and deeper into the fantastical minimal world of Iris and the Giant - until they reach its most hidden corners, full of monsters and mysteries. 

 

Fans of the genre will find the complexity of the deckbuilding satisfying while newcomers will appreciate the progressive difficulty curve that’s designed to be approachable. 

 

Features

  • Tactical battles: Face monsters in fights mixing CCG mechanics with RPG and roguelike elements

  • Deckbuilding: build a deck as you progress. Choose the best options for your long-term strategy out of a wide variety of cards

  • Deep customisation: The game is packed with 51 cards and choices in how to specialise your character, your deck, and your playstyle

  • A touching adventure: A lot of care was put into adding a compelling and emotive story to a genre traditionally light on narrative

  • A progressive difficulty curve: Makes the game accessible to all, but offers a challenge to even the most hardened of players

 

The latest assets for Iris and the Giant are in the press kit here.

For all questions and review code requests please contact [email protected]