Sorgina: A Tale of Witches, a family friendly 3D puzzle-solving platformer based on Basque mythology, will launch on May 30th on Steam (PC), at a full release price of $9.99 / £6.99 / €9.99. Finalist to the best Basque videogame award, Binary Soul studio’s debut will be available on the Steam (PC) catalogue with an international version that includes new languages (English, Spanish and Basque) and improvements, after a successful Greenlight campaign.
To celebrate its launch and thank everyone for their support, the game will be available at a 15% discount during its first week on Steam.
Sorgina: A Tale of Witches is an adventure based on Basque myths and legends. Throughout the game, our heroine, a young witch apprentice, faces a journey throughout mythological lands, inspired by real landmarks of the Basque Country, while meeting its many folklore characters.
Using her magic powers she will have to solve a variety of puzzles and rescue her sisters from the clutches of the evil Gaueko in order to dispel darkness and bring peace back to their kingdom. The game is especially aimed at a younger audience, who will find the puzzles more challenging and will learn about a mythology and culture they probably never hear about before.
Solve challenging puzzles, explore beautiful levels inspired by real locations such as the Forest of Oma, or the Caves of Zugarramurdi and unlock new powers by interacting with characters from local folklore like Mari or Basajaun.
These are some of the key features of the game:
– Family friendly puzzle solving, exploration and platforming adventure
– Discovering a different kind of mythology and folklore
– Combining spells to overcome challenges of ascending difficulty
– Low poly, vibrant and colorful cartoon art style
– Over 30 achievements for those looking for a greater challenge
– Legends section where players can read about the myths, legends, locations and characters of Basque mythology.
– Specially aimed at younger players who will find its puzzles more challenging and will learn about a land and mythology they probably never heard about.
– Steam Trading Cards
– Steam Cloud Support
Distribution and Requirements:
The game is distributed for PC through Steam at a full release price of $9.99 / £6.99 / €9.99.
The minimum system requirements are:
– Operative System: Windows
– Mouse and keyboard.
– Processor: Intel Core Quad 2
– Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 1MB
– RAM memory: 2GB
– Hard drive: 10GB
– Sound card: compatible with directX9.0
In Binary Soul we believe in adding value to our products in any possible way, so considering the target audience, we thought it was interesting to include a cultural context through which kids could learn while having fun. In that regard, there is a Legends section in the game where players can read about the myths, legends, locations and characters of Basque mythology.
Sorgina: A Tale of Witches is the improved, international version of Sorginen Kondaira which was locally distributed in the Basque country during 2016. It is the first title in a series of games based on Basque mythology for different platforms (pc, mobile, consoles, etc.). Binary Soul is planning to expand the Sorgina brand with new products with cultural and educational value. The second game in the series, which has already been published for Android an IOS is Sorgina: Challenges, a mobile / tablet game in which players can compete in 3 different mini games.
About Binary Soul
Binary Soul is a studio from Bilbao, Spain that was formed in 2014 by 7 graduates from C.E.T. master at Digipen Institute of Technology. They have developed videogames such as Sorgina: A Tale of Witches, Sorgina: Challenges, Euskal Herriko Pilota Birtuala (http://www.ehpb.eus) and have started working on the next project: Ferox Anima (http://www.feroxanima.com).
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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