Play as an exiled 'wum' looking for a new home in this bizarre but charming world, filled with strange creatures, puzzles, monsters and political chaos. After losing its home, one lonely Wum must travel the length and width of the world to find a new place to live. From the metropolitan haven Popocity to the cavernous Bliekopolis, our Wum will discover magical places and encounter strange creatures. But this Wum is no traditional hero and only by using wit and charm can it succeed in this massive journey. Wuppo is a two man passion project, with hand-drawn visuals, an extensive soundtrack and a huge world to explore.

Presskit

Factsheet

Developer:
Knuist & Perzik
Based in Netherlands

Release date:
September 28 2016

Platforms:
Windows
XBOX One
Playstation 4

Website:
wuppogame.com

Available From:
$5.24 - Steam
$14.99 - GOG
$19.98 - Green Man Gaming

Description

Play as an exiled 'wum' looking for a new home in this bizarre but charming world, filled with strange creatures, puzzles, monsters and political chaos. Wuppo is a two man passion project, with hand-drawn visuals, an extensive soundtrack and a huge world to explore.

History

Wuppo's development dates back to 2009. Knuist & Perzik have been working on Wuppo while they were in highschool. Through a couple of animations on YouTube (such as "Dragon218", "The Demolixatrox", "Used Appliances"), Lars and Thomas managed to build a loving fanbase that eagerly received Wuppo on September 29th in 2016.

After the wildly enthusiastic reviews on Steam (maintaining a 100% positive score for more than 9 months) and multiple content updates, Wuppo was announced to release on Playstation 4 and Xbox One in September 2017.

Features

  • Explore a wondrous world filled with Wums, Fnakkers and other strange creatures.
  • Resolve an ancient conflict on your quest for a new home.
  • Use items and social skills to overcome diverse challenges.
  • Fight numerous enemies, ranging from small, to big, to MASSIVE!
  • Collect filmstrips to discover the world's detailed history.
  • Enjoy an enchanting and memorable orchestrated soundtrack.

Videos

Wuppo Gameplay Trailer YouTube

Wuppo Boss Run Trailer YouTube

Wuppo Reveal Trailer YouTube


Images

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Download logo/icon assets as .zip
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Awards & Recognition

  • "Finalist 'Best Game'" BIG 2017
  • "Finalist 'Best Narrative'" BIG 2017
  • "Finalist 'Best Game Design'"" Dutch Game Awards 2017
  • "Finalist 'Grand Prix (Best Game)'" BIC fest 2017
  • "Finalist 'Best Art'" BIC fest 2017
  • "Finalist 'Best Audio'" BIC fest 2017
  • "Finalist 'Best Game Design'" BIC fest 2017
  • "Respawn 2017 Official Selection" Respawn
  • "Tokyo Game Show 2015 Holland Pavilion Official Selection" Holland Pavilion

Selected Articles

  • "Wuppo, the most overlooked "hidden gem" on Steam"
    - Wes Fenlon, PCgamer
  • "It's easy to imagine this game being a fresh new Nintendo IP"
    - Super Bunnyhop, Youtube
  • "This is a world where other people have feelings and goals. It’s great to see that in a game about a jerk learning to live with others."
    - Abby Denton, RockPaperShotgun
  • "“...this is something a game hasn’t done to me since Zelda: The Ocarina of Time, Morrowind or Fez.”"
    - Llewelyn Gareth Griffiths, Brash Games
  • "“Wuppo is a game with character; it knows exactly what it wants to be and what it wants to do, and it accomplishes those tasks elegantly and creatively. I can’t ask much more of a game.”"
    - Ryan, gamespew

Monetization Permission

Knuist & Perzik allows for the contents of Wuppo to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from Wuppo is legally & explicitly allowed by Knuist & Perzik. This permission can be found in writing at http://www.indiedb.com/games/wuppo/presskit.


Unseen64
The 7 year development history of Wuppo unseen64.net/2016/11/14/wuppo-pc-beta-development.


About Knuist & Perzik

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Knuist & Perzik is an independent game studio from the Netherlands, creating imaginative, atmospheric & humorous games that will provide happy memories.

More information
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