Skövde, Sweden - May 28th. A Story About My Uncle, developed by the newly-formed studio Gone North Games, has been published on Steam today by Coffee Stain Studios, the company behind Goat Simulator.
New release trailer is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IdiPwJZRZc
Store page on Steam is here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/278360/
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A Story About My Uncle is a non-violent First-Person platform adventure game built in the Unreal Engine. It is a story about a boy who searches for his lost uncle and ends up in a world he couldn’t imagine existed.
The movement through the world in A Story About My Uncle is a crucial part of it’s core gameplay - focusing on swinging yourself through caverns with a grappling hook mechanic that gives the player a wonderful sense of speed and freedom. Soar through a game world with a unique art style and a mysterious story unraveling slowly before you.
A Story About My Uncle started out as a university project, and was quickly nominated for Game of the Year in the Swedish Game Awards 2012. The short demo has been picked up by the gaming media and has been available for free download since 2012. Now, the game has been remade, finished, polished, and released on Steam.
The game is priced at $12.99 with a 10% release discount running for a week until June 4th.
About Coffee Stain Studios:
Coffee Stain Studios is the indie developer and publisher behind the Sanctum series, and, more recently, Goat Simulator. Bäääää.
About Gone North Games:
Gone North Games is a newly-founded game studio consisting of the group of university students who developed the demo-version of A Story About My Uncle. Having been nominated for Game of the Year at Swedish Game Awards, Gone North Games decided to form their own company and release the full version of the game on Steam.
Gone North Games website: http://gonenorthgames.com/