Leamington Spa, UK, 13 June 2022, 14:00 BST:
Leading UK games publisher Kwalee announced on 11 June a publishing deal with Muse Games, the developer of enthralling eco-friendly game ‘Wildmender’.
Unearth the past to protect the future. In Wildmender, a survival exploration game with an invigorating twist, you face the challenge of restoring the environment. Explore the landscape, revive withering plant life, cultivate your garden, and build a better world alone or with friends in 4-player online co-op in this beautiful survival game from Muse Games.
Survival, Crafting and Building:
a- Explore diverse massive procedurally generated worlds, with a unique variety of plant and animal species to discover;
b- Scour the landscape to obtain new seeds, discover blueprints for tools and commune with lost spirits to uncover new tools to craft, and unlock new craftable items and magical abilities;
c- Construct buildings, layout your irrigation system, decorate your base, and build your own custom garden;
a- Protect your world from the corruptive influence of the wraiths using a range of weapons and magical abilities;
b- Befriend the local wildlife and receive magical boons in exchange;
a- Build your own lush paradise in single player or develop an oasis with up to 3 friends in co-op mode;
b- Customize your character with crafted items and clothing.
Work with up to 3 of your friends to manage your flourishing oasis, head out on adventures into the desert, collect and store essential resources, and defend against the wraiths that threaten to spread corruption throughout the land.
Our complex crafting system means that you can customize your oasis depending on your preferences and playstyle.
Unlock new items to craft, develop and upgrade your tools, construct useful buildings, build up your defences against inclement weather or vicious wraiths, create unique irrigation systems, manage your garden, harness the magical essence that emanates from your well-tended plants, and add decorations to make your home lovingly your own.
What will your personal or shared paradise look like?
Howard Tsao, Head of Studio, Muse Games, said:
“Wildmender is everything we are about as a team – bringing people together through games, pushing the boundaries of systems driven gameplay, and caring about the environment. We are so thrilled to have Kwalee as our publisher. The Kwalee team shares our vision and passion, and everyone at Kwalee is so supportive and great to work with.”
MAX EVERINGHAM, Head of PC and Console Publishing at Kwalee added:
“We are so impressed with the creative vision and gorgeous direction – both artistically and ethically – that Muse Games have taken with ‘Wildmender’ and feel honoured they have chosen us as publisher. We can’t wait to see how the full game delivers on this vision and think gamers are going to love the inspirational twist on the survival gameplay.”
Kwalee is a multi-award-winning games publisher and developer based in Leamington Spa, UK, which boasts well over 850 million installs on mobile platforms with games such as Traffic Cop 3D, Teacher Simulator, Draw it, Bake it, Rocket Sky! and Object Hunt. The company has also published a growing catalogue of PC and console titles including Eternal Hope, along with the upcoming titles Scathe, Die by the Blade, Wildmender and Robobeat.
Kwalee was founded by games industry icon and Codemasters co-founder David Darling CBE, who leads a fast-growing team of global gaming experts with studios in the UK, India and China along with remote team members all over the world!
For Kwalee social media: click here
About Muse Games
We’re Muse Games, an independent game development studio in NYC. We focus on boundary pushing co-op and systems driven gameplay, with the aim of bringing people closer together through games. We are the team behind the award-winning and best-selling Guns of Icarus series on Steam and PS4 that features team-based multiplayer airship combat set in a post-apocalyptic, steam/dieselpunk-inspired world. Our past projects include the award-winning and top selling titles Hamsterdam, CreaVures, and Embr – the irreverent, frantic, co-op, firefighting (un)simulator.
Our current project is Wildmender, a cooperative open world survival experience where you must use the powers of nature and magic to survive in a desolate land, grow an oasis from a speck of life into a lush spring, and bring hope to a dying world. For Wildmender social media: click here