Through the Woods is Available Now

Friday, October 28th, 2016

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Through the Woods

 

The developers behind the award winning Norse horror adventure are pleased to announce that the game has launched on PC. The game is available now on Steam for a price of $17.99. You can also get the sound track and artbook DLCs for about $3 each. The game’s launch is just in time for Halloween, which is very appropriate for Through the Woods. According to IGN, it is “one of the most anticipated horror games of 2016”. Here’s the steam trailer:

 

Check out the full press release below:


 

Through the Woods
The award-winning third-person Norse horror adventure Through the Woods releases via SteamTM and other digital platforms today! Anyone looking for a game to put them in the perfect mood for Halloween has no further to look than Through the Woods, “one of the most anticipated horror games of 2016” (IGN).

“With the preview and review versions out, we’ve already received some great feedback for Through the Woods. So we are now looking forward to our supporters, fans and all the gamers enjoying the fruits of our hard work. We’ve finished on time and releasing days before Halloween, the timing could not be better for a horror game,” says Dan Wakefield, Antagonist’s founder and CEO.

The release of Through the Woods is accompanied by several contests with dozens of prizes. The main contest motivates the players to search the game’s forests for hidden easter eggs and get a chance to win the ultimate gaming machine – an MSI VORTEX! A VR-ready, high-performance PC and the world’s smallest gaming cylinder. Follow us on Facebook for the latest information!

Through the Woods: Collector’s Edition comes with a digital artbook and the original soundtrack, and is ideal for those wanting to find out more about the Norse mythology that was the developers’ main inspiration. Open the artbook and see the game world through concepts, sketches and artwork; listen to the original game soundtrack and engulf yourself in the eerie atmosphere of the forest…

 

About the game

Through the Woods is a third-person Norse horror adventure set in a forest on the western shore of Norway. It tells a story of a mother and her missing son. Through reactive narration, the player experiences the mother’s re-telling of the events surrounding her son’s disappearance. It is the path of a terrified woman who is forcing herself to cross this terrible place for the sole purpose of finding her son in a setting heavily influenced by Norse mythology and Norwegian folk tales.

With Through the Woods, Antagonist have captured the feeling of the forest as they saw it as children, with all the frightening and mysterious feelings of roaming the woods alone. This is coupled with a powerful story and high quality sound design that acts as a core mechanic in the darkness of the forest. Through the Woods is a profound experience that delivers the feeling of loneliness and loss in a terrifying place.

Explore stunning environments and experience stories inspired by Norse mythology, Norwegian art and nature
Uncover dark tales of the past and present through reactive narration
Creative use of light and darkness generates deceptive environments
A frightening journey accompanied by beautiful and grim sound design

 

Game Information

Platform: PC
Publisher: 1C Company
Developer: Antagonist
Release date: 27th October 2016

 

Links

Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/368430/
Game website: http://www.antagonist.no/throughthewoods/
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaLrDpjK7S8

About Michael Fontanini

Michael is a veteran gamer in my early 30s, who grew up around video games, with fond memories of the oldies like the NES and SNES. He loves Nintendo but also plays a lot of games on his PC. Michael also enjoys going for walks or bike rides, and loves animals.

Michael is also a computer programmer. This started with a toy he got as a kid called PreComputer 1000 that was made by V-Tech. It had a simple programming mode which is what started him down the road of being a programmer! Michael can program in BASIC, Visual Basic, C++, C#, and is familiar with Java and Lua Script.

Putting programming and gaming together, Michael became a hobbyist game developer which may give him some good insights on game development! Most recently, he has been playing with the free version of the Unity engine (a powerful and easy-to-use game engine).

I love Nintendo but I also play a lot of game's on PC, many of which are on steam. My favorite Nintendo game's include Zelda, Metroid, and Smash Bros to name a few. On PC I love the Half-Life games, as well as most all of the Source Engine games just to name a few.