Fade To Silence
by Black Forest Games

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Contact Name: Mischa Strecker
E-Mail: mstrecker@bfgames.biz

About the game: Fade To Silence

Fade to Silence is a single-player and co-op survival adventure set in a post-apocalyptic world that is frozen in an eternal winter. Snow and ice have shaped a merciless landscape. Nature is corrupted. Monstrous creatures out of an Eldritch horror dream roam the frozen wasteland.
As the player you take the role of Ash, a natural but tormented leader. In that role you explore a post-apocalyptic, frozen wasteland to gather the resources necessary to establish a refuge for survival. With dwindling resources, simple tasks like upgrading equipment and collecting materials quickly require an expedition to scavenge the necessary items. In the search for survival materials, players must navigate a vast territory, in which they will encounter Eldritch monsters and an even greater foe: the unrelenting winter. While freezing temperatures constantly take their toll on the player Ash, the deadliest event is that of a blizzard. If caught by surprise, it takes every ounce of skill, determination and luck to survive.
In order to survive and overcome all challenges, the player needs to attract followers, bringing them into thei refuge. Each individual skillset and character traits grants access to higher tier resources and gear. Without such advances, the player character can scavenge only the barest necessities, crafting makeshift tools and weapons.
Fade to Silence introduces the many dynamics of a harsh winter climate to a complex, character-driven, group survival experience. The dynamic weather system adds to the immersion of survival in a cold, corrupted world. Survival depends on how well the players read weather patterns, and if they come to the right conclusion - look for shelter or press home. The dynamic snow displacement leaves a realistic path by both player character and NPC. This telltale sign will tell you regions where it is good to hunt and regions where monsters are roaming.

About the company: Black Forest Games

Founded in 2012 and located in Offenburg, Germany, we are a team of about 60 highly experienced international professionals. We share the passion and drive for developing video games. Some of us are working together in game development for more than 20 years.

Over our years of experience, we have specialized in developing high-quality games across varying genres and platforms. BFG’s most popular recent titles include innovative platformers such as Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and Rogue Stormers. Our latest announced project is Fade To Silence, a one-of-a-kind survival-adventure in a unique open-world setting.

The studio is located in the beautiful region between the German Black Forest and the French Vosges, very close to the French border.

Since August 2017 we are part of the THQ Nordic group. With the strong background of one of Europe’s biggest publishers and the culture of an independent game developer we are set to fulfill our vision: To develop original games that emphasize high visual quality, engaging gameplay and technical excellence and to become one of the top developers in the industry.

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