The noir puzzle adventure of Renoir hits Steam and other digital stores today! Join the late Detective James Renoir on his way to solving the case of his life. Lead him through the environmental puzzles ahead, driven by the urge to find the guy that sent him six feet down under. Because in this atmospheric murder mystery, death is just the beginning…
A contest for Renoir Steam keys and many other games from 1C accompanies the release of Renoir. Write a short detective story, post it on our Facebook page and win!
Lantern out now!
1C will help you achieve a high level of relaxation. To counteract the upcoming grey winter and to spread positive energy, joy and color, Lantern will be lit on November 15th. Distributed through SteamTM and other digital outlets, the relaxing game experience of Lantern is ready to engulf you in a tranquil atmosphere and ease your mind. The whole family can enjoy its landscapes, rich with colors and ambient East Asian Soundtrack.
Both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive owners will have the extra benefit of experiencing Lantern in VR.
The release of Lantern is accompanied by a contest for Lantern SteamTM keys and many other games from 1C. Take some happy photos, add a lantern, post them on our Facebook page and win!
Press are welcome to request Lantern preview and review keys, which will be available soon.
Through the Woods now released
The award-winning third-person Norse horror adventure Through the Woods releases via SteamTM and other digital platforms today! Anyone looking for a game to put them in the perfect mood for Halloween has no further to look than Through the Woods, “one of the most anticipated horror games of 2016” (IGN).
“With the preview and review versions out, we’ve already received some great feedback for Through the Woods. So we are now looking forward to our supporters, fans and all the gamers enjoying the fruits of our hard work. We’ve finished on time and releasing days before Halloween, the timing could not be better for a horror game,” says Dan Wakefield, Antagonist’s founder and CEO.
The release of Through the Woods is accompanied by several contests with dozens of prizes. The main contest motivates the players to search the game’s forests for hidden easter eggs in order to get a chance to win the ultimate gaming machine – an MSI VORTEX! A VR-ready, high-performance PC and the world’s smallest gaming cylinder. Follow us on Facebook for the latest information!
Through the Woods: Collector’s Edition comes with a digital artbook and the original soundtrack, and is ideal for those wanting to find out more about the Norse mythology that was the developers’ main inspiration. Open the artbook and see the game world through concepts, sketches and artwork; listen to the original game soundtrack and engulf yourself in the eerie atmosphere of the forest...
SHINY is now available on PC!
1C is excited that SHINY will be making its debut, with its launch today on PC. This non-violent action platformer has been designed for everyone to enjoy, by independent video game developer Garage227 Studios and published on PC by 1C Company
SHINY has already received acclaim and is looking forward to spreading the positive message of friendship and sharing.
A digital artbook and original soundtrack will also be available for purchase via digital distributers such as SteamTM, both separately and together with the game itself in a ‘Deluxe Digital Bundle’, all at a favorable price.
Space Rangers: Quest now available on iOS, coming to PC and Android
Space Rangers: Quest, a nostalgic sci-fi text adventure with RPG elements, set in the world of the Space Rangers, is now available for iOS devices. Android and Windows PC will be available on September 5th 2016.
First game for the franchise on mobile ever! SPACE RANGERS: QUEST is a new text adventure in the world of Space Rangers with a touch of nostalgia. Save the Coalition from the new threat!
Choose a space ship and sail on a journey. You are to research the origin of the threat and defend the organic life. But do not expect to be laureled – a life of the ranger is full of danger. You will be getting hard-earned credits, doing the dirty and sometimes illegal work. But if you manage to get space maps, then you will gain access to the entire galaxy full of possibilities. Intelligent and over-intelligent races, battles vs. pirates, holograms and hallucinations, battle controlled robots! Never say never and just be on guard.
• CLASSIC TEXT QUESTS. A classic sci-fi saga both in the form and contents, easy written and humorous.
• INGENIOUS PUZZLES. A space ranger shall be smart and intuitive to find the way out of challenging situations. Dozens of unrepeatable situations – from combat to especially hard-to-crack puzzles.
• SPACE BATTLES. It is kind of stupid to leave a dock without guns – humongous space monsters are quite unlikely to attack you, but numerous pirates from every system definitely can. Shields ready?
• ROLE-PLAYING. By completing tasks you can earn not only credits to get fuel or repair a ship, but also to do multiple upgrades. Spend them all, or deposit for future – this is the question. So use them wisely!
• RANDOM EVENTS. Every system always means a new acquaintance, but it is quite hard to tell what it brings.
• UNKNOWN TWISTS and Turns of Supposedly Well-Known Events. An attentive ranger will find out much more than what was in the galaxy news.
The Watchmaker is coming to PC and consoles!
1C is pleased to announce that it will be publishing The Watchmaker. Developed by Micropsia Games, The Watchmaker is a puzzle-adventure to be released on Windows PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Q2 2017. A playable build will be available and presented at Gamescom 2016 in Cologne this August.
The Watchmaker takes place inside a giant clock tower, full of gears and platforms, where time is an essential resource. Within the strong steampunk atmosphere of the clock tower, an unusual tale unwinds. The main character is Alexander, a keeper of the clock tower, who realizes one day that his precious clock has been sabotaged, making time run wild.
Gameplay in The Watchmaker illustrates the collapse of time through a unique mechanism, in which the health of the main character is indicated by his age. Alexander ages extremely quickly, as if suffering from a strange disease, his enemies’ attacks further accelerating this process. And so instead of collecting medkits, Alexander collects time to regenerate his youth. The entire aging process is elaborately animated and reflected in the character’s face, posture and movements.
Trying to avoid the ultimate end that old age brings, players must guide Alexander through the clock tower. Exploring its environment full of intricate puzzles that need solving, and enemies to be defeated, Alexander must uncover secret after secret, to finally unravel the mystery of The Watchmaker...
About the game
In The Watchmaker, a puzzle-adventure game, players take on the role of Alexander. In his steampunk world of giant clock mechanisms, Alexander’s routine involves repairing his precious clock tower every day, adjusting its mechanisms, oiling the gears and polishing everything down to the smallest piece. For years, this is the only life he has known.
But one day Alexander is awakened by a mysterious voice. This disembodied voice alerts him that something has gone wrong: someone, some unknown being, has sabotaged his beautiful tower. With the clock not working properly, time has gone mad. Consequently, Alexander starts ageing abnormally quickly, leaving him only a handful of time to repair the damage.
Guided by the mysterious voice and armed with a magnetic glove and a bag of time bombs, he must search the halls and arcades of the tower in search of the saboteur. Various obstacles, enemies and riddles buried in the clock’s intricate mechanisms stand in his way. But Alexander must push on to save the clock and restore time to its natural rhythm, all while gradually uncovering the mysteries of the tower and its even stranger past.
- Steampunk puzzle-adventure set in 5 extensive locations
- Diverse gameplay, with a mix of exploration, puzzles, platforming action and boss fights
- Environmental puzzles and special gadgets to solve them, such as magnetic gloves and time bombs
- Unique ageing process that replaces the usual health bar
Unknown Fate coming to PC and consoles
1C is thrilled to announce that it will be publishing Unknown Fate. This mysterious story-driven first person adventure, under development by MarsLit Games, is scheduled for release in Q3 2017 for Windows PC with VR support, Mac, PS4 and Xbox One. A sneak peek will be available at Gamescom this August.
Set off on an amazing journey through Unknown Fate. Passing seamlessly from the real world into a surreal universe you’ll come across strange characters and unfamiliar artifacts.
Engulfed in mystery, you’ll take cautious steps deep into the unknown, only to have your mind swept away by yet more questions, nibbling at your grasp of what you think is real and true – your certainties will start to crumble.
With no way back and a strong urge for answers beating in your temples, you push on, striving to get grip on the odd difficulties surrounding you, eagerly awaiting the moment your mind will be untangled when the thread of your journey finally unravels all the way. But there is some way yet to go…
“Soon you will have all the answers to your questions. But you still have so much to see…”
Quantum Replica coming to PC and consoles!
1C is happy to announce it will be publishing Quantum Replica. This mix of fast-paced stealth and metroidvania action, developed by ON3D Studios, is scheduled for release in Q1 2017 for PC (Windows, Linux, Mac) via SteamTM and other online stores, and in Q2 2017 for PS4 and Xbox One. The game will also be presented at Gamescom this August.
In Quantum Replica you’ll use your ability to manipulate time to hide and stealthily explore a sealed-off cyberpunk metropolis. Discover your true identity and why you’re a hunted intruder in a city of registered citizens. ‘Time is of the essence’ takes on a new meaning as you bend and twist time to create hiding places and eliminate enemies.
“Working on Quantum Replica is a challenge, because our game location and atmosphere were inspired by some of the great works of movie and gaming history. We’re crafting a specific feel for the game while injecting new ideas into it, mainly into the gameplay mechanics. Seeing the two come together is very rewarding.” – Jaime Castilla, ON3D Studios.
About the game
The cities of the world have grown into enormous metropolitan areas. To keep control of the ever-expanding population and the running of the biggest of these huge new city-jungles, the government has sealed it off completely. Each living soul in the city is a registered citizen, whose every step is watched over and directed by an Artificial Intelligence hive in charge of the city’s functioning.
In Quantum Replica, you are an intruder – an unknown, unregistered entity who has somehow managed to enter the cyberpunk heart of this sprawling megacity. But with no memory of your past or your future goals, and immediately made Most Wanted by its security forces, your urge to explore the city in search of answers will be far from easy.
With nowhere to hide, your only refuge is time itself. Manipulate time to evade the all-seeing eyes of the city’s omnipresent AI and shake off the guards chasing you. While exploring the city and looking for clues about your existence, you’ll discover various time-manipulation abilities to master. Move quickly and undetected in the shadow of time, appearing from nowhere to take down the guards! Use your hacking skills to gain access to further parts of the city and finally discover who you are, and why you’re there...
- Fast-paced stealth action gameplay
- Metroidvania – exploration with many secrets to discover
- Vast cyberpunk city with 5 distinct zones
- Learn fascinating time-manipulating abilities by defeating powerful bosses
Platform: PC (Windows, Linux, Mac), PS4, Xbox One
Publisher: 1C Company
Developer: ON3D Studios
Release date: Q1 2017 – PC (Windows, Linux, Mac), Q2 2017 – PS4, Xbox One
SHINY is coming to PC and Xbox One!
1C is happy to announce SHINY – an action platformer for everyone. Developed by independent developer Garage227 Studios, SHINY will be coming to Windows PC and Xbox One on 31st August 2016. It will also be presented at the forthcoming Gamescom.
Shiny is set on a planet heading for its doom, where fleeing humans left behind their robot workers. Controlling the steps of Kramer 227, players must make every effort to save all of his robot friends while exploring action-packed levels and testing their platformer skills and reflexes. A vital part of the gameplay is managing Kramer’s energy and making use of power-ups along the way. Only a properly charged robot can make it to the end and save the remaining mechanical inhabitants of Aurora!
About the game
SHINY – Robots can have a heart!
Left to fend for himself after mankind abandoned the doomed planet Aurora, robot Kramer 227 must find a way to harvest energy and rescue his robotic friends before Aurora crashes into its sun. In his journey, Kramer will probe the planet itself and overcome challenging obstacles, all while trying to conserve his limited life energy to power himself and his friends on their way to safety.
Kramer will gather and share energy with his fellow robots, helping them escape dire situations and predicaments. He will have to jump and explore every platform in every corner of the 20 extensive levels to find all of his friends. Energy is running low on Aurora, so Kramer will have to collect batteries or use generators to recharge, as every action drains his power. Various power-ups collected along the way, such as jetpacks, energy spheres and temperature regulators, can help him on this crucial journey.
Shiny is about saving lives, so it contains no blood or violence.
Enjoy non-violent, platforming action.
- Explore 20 extensive levels.
- Manage your energy levels – the robots’ source of life!
- Make use of cool power-ups found along the way.
Haimrik is coming to PC!
1C will make you weigh your words with Haimrik – a game with a new approach to the action adventure genre. Developed by independent developer Below the Game, Haimrik will be coming to Windows PC in 2017 via Steam TM. You can also look forward to seeing it presented at the forthcoming Gamescom in Cologne this August.
Taking place in medieval times, the story of Haimrik places a new emphasis on words. They not only supply the narrative for the story, but also give the main character, a young boy named Haimrik, the means to progress on his difficult journey. He practically walks on words, activating some of them and turning them into physical objects. For example, if ‘fire’ burns him to a crisp, then ‘water’ can help him deal with it.
The funny but dangerous adventures of Haimrik and his eccentric friends also often color their monochrome game world with blood. Haimrik’s dark humor and unique gameplay will appeal to anyone who likes... well, dark humor and unique gameplay!
About the game
This unique action adventure game lets you become Haimrik, a young scribe trying to make a living in a medieval town full of warriors, sorcerers, dragons and dragon-riding sorcerer-warriors. But one book changes his whole life. With the help of Masamba, a hungry lioness who will protect him while constantly trying to eat him, he’ll venture out to take on the evil king and his elite generals, the Word Warriors.
Fortunately, Haimrik commands the Power of the Words! These are the stones in the path Haimrik walks, and he brings them to life as he steps on each one, willingly or not. Haimrik will need to activate the right words to defeat the various enemies that challenge him across numerous Word Worlds, with new puzzles appearing constantly throughout the game.
In an added touch, Haimrik will undoubtedly die many horrific deaths, leaving pools of red blood contrasting with the otherwise plain sepia-toned world.
Be part of a medieval revolution against the Word King and his elite warriors, and change the way you see words and stories forever.
Unique action adventure built upon interactive words.
Medieval comedy full of dark humor and over-the-top cartoon violence.
Rare sepia-toned view of a medieval fantasy world.
Eccentric characters to meet and adventure with, like the lioness Masamba who will protect Haimrik from harm... when she’s not trying to eat him.