Winter Ember to Receive Comic Book Series

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Upcoming video game Winter Ember will receive an eight-part comic book series to coincide with the stealth action game’s Spring 2022 release on consoles and PC. Set in the Victorian age fictional city of Anargal, the comic series will feature Arthur Artorias, a man stripped of his past, tortured, and forced to escape into isolation. Thought dead, he returns a changed man eight years later. disfigured and seeking answers in his pursuit of revenge.

Winter Ember is written by the acclaimed Kevin Grevioux, creator of the Underworld Series and I-Frankenstein film franchises. Grevioux is also a prolific comic book writer credited for works such as Marvel’s Amazing Spider-Man, New Warriors, Young Avengers, as well as DC’s Cyborg and Variant’s Bloodshot among others. The artwork is produced by Chris Awayan who has illustrated the Indestructible comic book series.

The Winter Ember video game is a stealth action title where players will infiltrate and explore vast Gothic sandboxes brimming with treasure and mysteries to uncover. Move quickly and quietly through the shadows while surveilling the environment, and peering around corners and through keyholes in search of lurking enemies and hidden passageways. InĀ Winter Ember, there are multiple paths forward and solutions to every problem. Stalkers are rewarded for studying their surroundings and identifying less obvious modes of entry or egress.

The Winter Ember comic book series is scheduled to be released tentatively in the Spring of 2022 to coincide with the game console release on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch. The game is being developed by Sky Machine Studios and published by Blowfish Studios, and eigoMANGA will publish the comic.

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Leah's been playing video games since her brother first bought an Atari back in the 1980s and has no plans to stop playing anytime soon. She enjoys almost every genre of game, with some of her favourites being Final Fantasy Tactics, Shadow of the Colossus, Suikoden II and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Leah lives on the East Coast with her husband and son.