By Leah McDonald / August 3rd, 2021
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. In 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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