[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resourceGames Press] Funstock (London, UK) – October 20th 2023 – Today, Different Tales, Walkabout Games and Funstock are excited to announce that the physical edition of the visual-novel adventure gameWerewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest is OUT NOW on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4!
Inspired by the experience of the legendary tabletop role-playing game Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Heart of the Forest allows players to explore the myths and monsters of Europe’s last primeval wilderness. Play as Maia, who arrives at the ancient Bialowieza Forest looking to explore her family history. Discover rage in this adventure mystery novel.
– Lose yourself in an immersive narrative that can measure up to the best mystery novels.– Beautiful, distinctive collage art that combines hand-illustrated characters with pictures of real places to inspire your imagination.- Emulate the experience of aclassic role-playing sessionfrom the World of Darkness universe.
Get thrown deep into the primeval wilderness in the centre of modern Europe. It's where the protectors of nature wage their ancient, never-ending war against the forces of destruction.
You play as Maia, who comes to Poland hoping to trace her family roots. Trying to learn more about her ancestry, she will discover her family's dark secrets and reveal hidden truths about the last wilderness of Central Europe.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest adapts the mechanics of the legendary title from World of Darkness, emulating the experience of a classic role-playing session.
Visit real-world places of mystery and power. Explore local legends and traditions. Discover the fascinating world and history of the Polish-Belarusian borderlands. You will witness how nature clashes with technology and greed. Can it survive without our help?
By making tough choices that often bring dramatic consequences, you will affect your character attributes: Rage, Willpower, and Health. This impacts your ability to perform certain actions as well as change the range of available choices and the presentation of the world.This beautifully written, deep, and balanced experience is tailored for World of Darkness veterans and newcomers looking for an accessible entry into this rich, acclaimed universe.
Werewolves of many different kinds are all living among us: an entire supernatural world hidden in plain sight. You will soon find yourself in the middle of a deadly conflict between forces beyond your understanding…
About FunstockFunstock is a leading video games publisher, distributor, and online retailer, with a focus on publishing physical video games and selling gaming hardware and video games software globally through its own B2C e-commerce platform and distribution network.About World of DarknessWorld of Darkness is a transmedia entertainment brand encompassing a number of modern fantasy horror franchises, including Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, and more. Through tabletop roleplaying games, video games, board games, literature, comic books, and more, these franchises tell mature stories in a dark supernatural fantasy layered over our modern world. Since 1991, World of Darkness has defined monster-perspective entertainment for a generation of fans. For more information visit www.worldofdarkness.com.