PR: Blackwood Crossing Announced

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Blackwood Crossing


The Brighton-based indie game studio, PaperSeven, has announced their new story-driven adventure game called Blackwood Crossing. The game will be landing on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 in 2016. PaperSeven is developing the game with a team composed of former Disney Black Rock Studio developers, plus Oliver Reid-Smith (writer of The Room).

Blackwood Crossing is a first-person adventure game exploring the relationship between two orphaned siblings (Scarlett and Finn). As Scarlett is coming of age and beginning to leave child hood behind her, the two characters are drifting apart. Their lives take a turn when they meet a mysterious figure and their routine ride on the train transforms into a “magical story of life, love and loss”.


The developers have also released a handful of screenshots:


You can check out the full press release below:

Blackwood Crossing announced for Xbox One, PS4 and PC with teaser trailer

English language version

Brighton-based independent studio PaperSeven today announced a new story-driven adventure game, Blackwood Crossing, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2016. The team at PaperSeven developing the game is made up of former Disney Black Rock Studio developers, as well as Oliver Reid-Smith, writer of The Room.

Blackwood Crossing is a story-driven first-person adventure game exploring the relationship between Scarlett and Finn, orphaned siblings growing apart as Scarlett is coming of age and leaving childhood behind. When they cross paths with a mysterious figure, a seemingly ordinary train ride evolves into a magical story of life, love and loss.

You can watch the teaser trailer of Blackwood Crossing  here.

“This is our first original game since forming PaperSeven and we are immensely proud to be announcing it” said Alice Guy, co-founder of PaperSeven. “There’s been some fantastic narrative adventure games coming out in recent times – we’re hoping to take a place at this table whilst offering something different to what’s come before. Blackwood Crossing is evidence of our desire to explore experiences with depth and meaning, and create characters that challenge the often clichéd gaming landscape.”

If you have any questions or would like to arrange an interview with the development team, please just let us know.

About PaperSeven
PaperSeven is a small, independent studio based in Brighton, UK. Founded by former Disney Black Rock Studio developers, the team’s goal is to create games that explore emotional themes and take players on meaningful yet unpredictable journeys. Currently PaperSeven is working on Blackwood Crossing, a story-driven adventure game launching on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in 2016.

Blackwood Crossing will be published by Vision Games Publishing.

About Michael Fontanini

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