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HYPER LUMINAL GAMES ANNOUNCES FIRST SELF-PUBLISHED TITLE, PINE HEARTS
Check out Pine Hearts at EGX (12-15th October) and be part of future cosy adventures with new Scottish-based publisher Little Nook
Dundee, UK, 5th October 2023 — Dundee-based Hyper Luminal Games have officially announced Pine Hearts, their first self-published title that tells a touching story while you explore and discover secrets in and around Pine Hearts Caravan Park. Pine Hearts will be the debut game on the studio’s new indie publishing label Little Nook; a home for all things cosy-gaming.
Watch the teaser trailer here
Explore the sleepy scenery of Pine Hearts Caravan Park in a gentle story that unfolds about fond memories and growing up, as you uncover secrets, unlock new paths, and submerge yourself in a wholesome land of puzzles and adventure.
Wishlist Pine Hearts on Steam and play the demo at EGX or from the comfort of your own hygge home setup.
Those wishing to play the Pine Hearts demo and meet the team can find them exhibiting at EGX in the Excel Centre, London. The setup will feature an Xbox Adaptive Controller and the game itself currently features colour-blocking mode, a simplified controller input setting, and controller remapping/rebinding.
Hyper Luminal Games is incredibly proud of how they have continued to support the growth of the games sector in Scotland, creating 40 new jobs in the last 18 months which has doubled the size of the studio. They are upcoming guests of Scotland’s First Minister in a special event that includes the Scottish Parliament. Their continued goal is to provide services that help forge amazing creative success for those they work with and to continue to be a significant reason for job growth.
But their love of making and publishing games doesn’t take a back seat and so they have created a dedicated publishing label – Little Nook.
“We wanted to make Little Nook to give our players a home for all things cosy-gaming. We see Little Nook as a whole world filled with charming characters, places to explore, stories to tell, and of course amazing games to lose yourself in”. – Rob Madden, Creative Director and co-founder.
Pine Hearts Presskit: (LINK)
For media inquiries:
Claire Sharkey – Renaissance PR
About Hyper Luminal Games
The studio was founded in Dundee, Scotland, historically known for its game industry talent, and consists of a diverse team of talented developers who have been working together since 2014. They are dedicated to providing a safe, creative, and collaborative environment that encourages personal growth.
About Little Nook
Little Nook is a new world of imagination for indie game publishing. It’s the home for all things cosy-gaming; filled with charming characters, strange new worlds, and heartfelt stories. So why don't you stop by the Nook, have a little rummage around, and see what secrets you can find!