Cologne, April 8, 2021.
The Germany-based video game publisher Headup and the indie games developers Devespresso Games (the developer of the popular “The Coma” series), are today very proud and pleased to announce that the full version of their story-driven fantasy puzzle game “Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood” is coming to Steam today for Windows, MAC, and Linux at the price of .99 USD / 14.99 € / 11.99 GBP with 15% discount at launch (April 8th, 2021).
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a light-hearted puzzle solving adventure with many twists and turns. Developed by Devespresso, renowned for their signature hand-illustrated graphics and the popular ‘The Coma’ series and ‘Vambrace: Cold Soul’, the game features unique branching story paths with several endings and recurring time-loops (think Groundhog Day).
Scarlet, an aspiring singer, is caught in a powerful tornado, and wakes up in the mysterious realm of Glome – a lush, vibrant world brimming with magic, beauty, and artifacts from a bygone culture. There she meets a hapless Munchkin caravan who depend on her for guidance through the perilous Wicked Wood, guarded by the cantankerous witch, LeFaba.
To help them, Scarlet must take on the mantle of the Red Witch and learn to wield the powerful Womping Stick. While she may be completely outmatched, Scarlet soon learns a recursion hex has her reliving the same day. Can she use her newfound powers and the knowledge gained from her previous lives to outwit LeFaba and lead the troupe to safety?
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is available in nine languages; English, Korean, German, French, Ukrainian, Russian, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, and Spanish.
The Deluxe Edition of the game will come with two digital artbooks – one containing illustrations and in-game art, the other featuring a photography from the making of Scarlet Hood’s live-action trailer. This package will also include the game’s original jazz soundtrack. The Deluxe Edition is available for 17.61 USD / 17.61 € / 14.09 GBP.
About Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a story-driven adventure game. As Scarlet, you must relive seven days of misfortune, and make a series of decisions to guide your Munchkin troupe safely out of the Wicked Wood. Experience branching outcomes based on your decisions. Most importantly, immerse yourself in a bewitching story of fantastic adventure!
▪ Survive a narrative time-loops
▪ Solve ridiculous puzzles
▪ Follow your own multi-path story
▪ Unlock multiple endings based on your decisions
▪ Ogle the hand-illustrated graphics
▪ Use Scarlet’s witching skills to avoid detection
Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as “Best Publisher” at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019.
With over 80 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at headupgames.com ,Twitter and Discord.
About Devespresso Games
Devespresso Games is an independent, four-man team based out of Seoul, South Korea and Honoruru, USA. The team focuses on crafting interactive stories, immersive worlds, and memorable characters through the medium of games.
The guys followed up on the success of their console debut and cult hit, The Coma: Recut, with the fantasy roguelike adventure game – Vambrace: Cold Soul and the sequel to The Coma: Recut, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters. More at www.devespressogames.com.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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