Press release

30/09/2019

Arise: A Simple Story Gets a Release Date

It’s coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Epic Games Store on December 3rd

September 30, 2019 -- Techland Publishing has recently announced the beautiful and deeply moving adventure game Arise, developed by Barcelona-based studio Piccolo. Today, the game gets a release date: December 3, 2019.

 

Arise is an emotional journey through the life of two people where memories come alive and time bends to the player’s will. Each chapter represents a specific turning point in a man’s long life filled with relatable moments of joy and sorrow. Arise’s heartwarming love story will have players experience diverse powerful emotions – both the protagonist’s and their own.

 

Your journey begins, as our protagonist’s life ends, in limbo.  Relive crucial events of his life as you make your way towards the mesmerizing light beckoning from a mountaintop, using your newfound gift of time manipulation to help you overcome many obstacles along the way. 

 

To celebrate Arise’s official reveal, new assets were released, including a trailer, screenshots and key art:

 


Announcement trailer available here [link]

 

“Arise is an emotional journey through a lifetime full of bliss and sorrow, ultimately a tale everyone can relate to. It allows you to explore the many seasons of life illustrated by evocative environments, and relive memories with the help of a unique time manipulation gameplay mechanic. Our goal is to let players reminisce and reflect on their own lives as they progress through the story,” said Alexis Corominas, one of the founders of Piccolo.

 

Piccolo was established by three friends who quit their corporate jobs to pursue their long-time dream of creating handcrafted video games. Piccolo, Italian for “small”, is a tight-knit, 15-person strong team.

 

Those who wish to experience a moving adventure can pre-order Arise and enjoy a digital soundtrack composed by David García, whose work on Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was awarded a BAFTA award in Audio Achievement and a nomination in the Best Music category. Now, players can discover Arise’s heartfelt magic as García’s soulful music brings memories to life. 

 

Arise will be released digitally on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Epic Games Store.

 

For more information, please visit arise-game.com

 

Assets can be downloaded HERE

 

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About Techland

Founded in 1991 in Poland, Techland is a renowned independent game developer, distributor, and global publisher for all leading platforms, including PC, Sony PlayStation, the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X. Techland is best known for the original Dead Island games, the Call of Juarez series, and most recently for Dying Light and its expansion The Following - the game has been played by over 17 million unique players to date. To top that, our experienced teams allow us to work on two of our own AAA titles at the same time. Comprised of over 400 professionals across three offices in Poland, the company is committed to delivering unforgettable experiences and using the latest technology for innovative entertainment, which includes the proprietary C-Engine. For more information about the company itself, visit the official website at: www.techland.net.  

 

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