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  Projection: First Light Shines on Consoles, PC Today
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09/29/2020
 


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

SYDNEY – Sept. 29, 2020 – Projection: First Lightthe illuminating shadow manipulation puzzle-platformer from publisher Blowfish Studios and developers Shadowplay Studios and Sweaty Chair Studio, is out now for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam.

 

Trace the history of shadow puppetry on a globe-trotting adventure as Greta, a young woman with the ability to manipulate light and control shadows. Traverse breathtaking environments reflecting the artform’s trail across China, Indonesia, Turkey, and Victorian England. Bend light to solve puzzles, discover secrets, and undertake a journey of self-enlightenment.

 

Shade the world around Greta, playing with light sources to create platforms that allow her to access new areas, walls to keep back enemies, and much more. Forge a path forward wielding her luminous powers to find creative solutions before facing off against mythological creatures. Call upon legendary heroes from an array of cultures to bolster Greta’s talents and learn more about her newfound abilities.

 

Explore richly detailed settings illustrating the evolution of shadow puppetry throughout history. Follow Greta’s journey through each beautiful location, accompanied by a sweeping score performed by period-authentic instruments. Developer Shadowplay Studios consulted with Australian shadow puppeteer and historian Richard Bradshaw to ensure that Projection: First Light shines as an accurate and respectful representation of this pastime through the ages.

 

“The Projection: First Light team formed to bring the story of shadow puppetry to a wider audience,” said Michael Chu, founder Shadowplay Studios. “So, naturally, we’re all beaming to deliver the game with the release on PC and consoles today.”

 

Projection: First Light is out now on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for Windows PC for $19.99 USD / €17.99 / $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.

 

To learn more, please visit the official site and join the community on Twitter and Facebook

 

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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. They aim 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 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.

 

Media Contacts

Kyle M. Burleson / Ray Porreca

Stride PR for Blowfish Studios