Daedalic Entertainment announced the new real-time tactics game Shadow Tactics as well as news about already announced but, not yet released titles at this year’s GDC in San Francisco.
Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun
At this year’s GDC in San Francisco, Daedalic Entertainment and Mimimi Productions announce their cooperation on Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun, a real-time tactics game with stealth elements that comes with a special setting: The Edo period of ancient Japan, time of the Shogun, Ninjas and Samurai. In roughly 25 hours of game-play, five characters take on challenging missions. Each of them has a very specific skill-set. Only those who know the strengths and weaknesses of each character can cast them effectively for each mission. Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun will be released in Q4 2016 for PC, Mac, Linux as well as PlayStation®4 and Xbox One™.
Crazy Machines 3
Daedalic Entertainment and FAKT Software announce Crazy Machines 3, the newest instalment of the award-winning physics puzzle series. Crazy Machines 3 is based on the successful Crazy Machines series, with brand new gameplay and community features. Hyper realistic simulation makes it the most advanced and comprehensive Rube Goldberg style puzzle and physics game of all times. Crazy Machines 3 will be released in 2016 for PC, Mac and Linux.
Together with the spanish developer Teku Studios, Daedalic Entertainment will release the puzzle adventure game Candle. Candle offers challenging puzzles and thought-provoking traps. However, the adventure’s most special feature is its unique art style: all characters and backgrounds are based on hand painted aquarells, who give the game a unique atmosphere. Candle will be released for PC, Mac and Linux in Q2 2016.
With Caravan, Daedalic Entertainment adds another independent game to its publishing line-up. Caravan is developed by it Matter Games, a Berlin based studio that belongs to the remote control group. Caravan will be released in Q2, for PC, Mac and Linux.
The Long Journey Home
The already announced space exploration RPG The Long Journey Home is being developed by Daedalic Entertainment Studio West under the creative direction of Andreas Suika. In this unique genre blend, the player has to find his long way home through many, and entirely procedually generated star systems, with little help from friendly (and not so friendly) alien races and scarce ressources, save for his wits. The Long Journey Home will be released in the second half of the year for PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One™
About Daedalic Entertainment
Daedalic Entertainment, based in Hamburg, publishes and develops computer and video games for all platforms. The studio focuses on interactive literature and character and narrative-driven games like adventures and RPGs. Daedalic Entertainment has a staff of more than 140 employees, including the Writer’s Room, a team of writers unique to the German media industry.
Since May 2014, Daedalic Entertainment is part of the Bastei Lübbe group of companies. In August 2014 the studio also established Daedalic Entertainment West, based in Düsseldorf. The studio’s first project is the Space Exploration RPG The Long Journey Home.
With titles like Goodbye Deponia, Daedalic won the German Developer Award 21 times („Studio of the Year“ 2009 and 2013, among others). With Chaos on Deponia the studio from Hamburg won the German Games Award for “Best German Game 2013”.
Daedalic Entertainment is also the six-timer winner of the German Video Game Award and the European Games Award.
Titles like Silence, The Devil’s Men and Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth show Daedalic’s desire to raise the bar higher for the whole adventure genre. Blackguards has likewise earned it a place among RPG creators. As a publisher, the studio is also known for releasing unique and outstanding titles like Divinity: Original Sin, Valhalla Hills and Bounty Train.