FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOCATION – November 13, 2023 – Littlelands, the adorable action adventure with social simulation elements developed by the team from Raphael Martin and Kyle Creamer and published by Apogee Entertainment, is taking root on PC and Mac via Steam, and sprouting a demo in mid-2024.
Go on the biggest little cozy mission in life. Littlelands, a peaceful, thriving pleasant world full of quirky characters, turns out to be more than meets the eye – full of mystery, secret areas and NPC-driven quests that can suddenly launch you into an unforgettable adventure. What begins as a simple errand to fix a broken computer at Grandma’s house turns into a mystery-solving escapade that’s as epic as it is delightful.
Step into a living 3D realm and create a pint-sized protagonist with tons of character customization options. Trek from village to village, through lush jungles, atop awe-inspiring mountains and through parched desert in search of secret relics from the past.
Adventures big and small with lots of side quests along the way. Make friends with the peculiar townspeople of Littlelands, discover their stories and help them with their quests to uncover clues that lead to new adventures. Explore dungeons bursting with long-hidden loot and fend off hungry goblins, bats and skeletons with a mighty sword or a long-range bow.
Play at any pace and rest in a cozy home between excursions into the unknown. Stick to budding gardens in the early morning, or bask in the moonlight with a full day-night system. Plant and harvest a farm’s worth of berries, fish for the day’s catch, whip up a tasty meal, or go treasure hunting with shovel in hand.
Use riches to customize your home with elaborate front yard waterfalls and inviting patio setups in a charming and living diorama-like world. Crank up a high-end home stereo system and turn on Littlelands soundtrack coming soon to Apogee Music.
“Growing up, many of my favorite action adventure games had the most interesting worlds, but once you completed the game, there wasn’t much to do afterwards. I wanted to make a game that goes beyond the main story,” said Rafael Martín, founder of HyperMegaPixel. “To create Littlelands is a labor of love and we look forward to sharing a slice of that wholesome adventure with the world in 2024.”
“One of the main things that attracted Apogee to this title is its undeniably unique and charming graphical style,” noted Scott Miller, Apogee’s founder since 1990. “It just looks like a world I want to explore. The two lead developers behind this game is so talented and I can’t wait to let people dive in.”
For more information on both Rafael Martin, Kyle Creamer and their homegrown adventures, follow their Twitter.
For more on Apogee Entertainment, please visit Apogee’s website and stay tuned @Apogee_Ent on Twitter.
About Rafael Martin and Kyle Creamer
Rafael Martin is a Spanish game developer. A lifelong gamer and fan of both adventure games and lifestyle games, a cozy quest game like Littlelands is a dream project. Rafael is the original creator of Littlelands and leads programming, art, animation, visual effects and more! When he’s not making games, you can find him drawing or hanging out with his cat. The best place to follow his work is at twitter.
Kyle Creamer is a Canadian game developer and author. He started his career as a software engineer at Microsoft and spent his evenings and weekends making games. Kyle released his first indie game, Omnicube, in 2018, and transitioned into full-time game development and writing a few years later. Kyle joined the Littlelands team in summer 2022 and his focus is on level design, writing and production. Learn more about his game development and writing work by following him on twitter or checking his personal website.
About Apogee Entertainment
Apogee features in John Romero’s new book, Doom Guytogether with Masters of Doomthe new FPS documentary, the book Shareware Heroes (2022 release) and many others – because Apogee was a critical player in the rise of PC gaming, essentially creating the indie scene.
Apogee also financed, produced and published Id Software’s Wolfenstein 3D, the first ever FPS game, and also created groundbreaking games such as Duke Nukem 3D, several Duke console games, Prey, Shadow Warrior, Rise of the Triad and co-owned/co- created Max Payne 1 & 2. These games all earned over $1.5 billion commercially. (Apogee used the “3D Realms” label for many of these releases, but the company was always Apogee.)
The newly renamed Apogee Entertainment, with original founder Scott Miller still at the helm, continues to empower today’s incredibly talented indie developers. Current hit releases include Turbo Overkill and Bread & Fred, along with 10 other games in development.
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