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"In the beginning, there was only an excruciating, screaming void, wherein twisted souls writhed about, imprisoned in nothingness. Then the darkness was pierced by Luce, and with her came warmth and order. The time of men had begun, and would last many eras. But the 14th era is one of Darkness…"

Presskit

Factsheet

Developer:
RuneHeads
Based in Czech Republic

Release date:
September 27 2017

Platforms:
Windows
Mac

Website:
1cpublishing.eu

Available From:
$14.99 - Steam

Description

Inspired by games such as Dark Souls and ICO, Fall of Light rewards those who explore the world on their own and draw their own conclusions. Meet odd characters, search through every nook and cranny to unlock hidden secrets and learn more about the history and lore of the somber world around you. Pick your favorite combination of close-range weapons, crossbows and shields, determine your fighting stance and get ready to face hordes of crafty enemies. And above all, keep your daughter from harm, as she is the light piercing the darkness and the key to unlocking forbidden passages.

History

Developer RuneHeads believse in the power of storytelling and making games with passions.They also like many titles and felt like combining all the things they love and telling their own story.

Features

  • 20 different battle stances, including two-handed and dual-wielding
  • 10 weapon classes covering both short-range and long-range weaponry
  • Guide and protect your companion – Aether, the Indigo child
  • Fight Shadows, soldiers of darkness and underworld bosses
  • Explore the overworld, scour dungeons and temples to gain and use special powers
  • Uncover many secrets and solve various environmental puzzles

Videos

Fall of Light - Announcement Trailer (May 2017) YouTube

Fall of Light - Gamescom 2017 Trailer YouTube


Images

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Selected Articles

  • "The game itself had a sort of Dark Souls atmosphere around it yet still unique enough to be very promoting."
    - Gamebanana.com, Website
  • "What struck me most is Fall of Light’s combat system – it’s fantastic."
    - Hookedgamers.com, Website
  • "There is kind of a calm atmosphere between the combat scenes and a warm, immersive vibe despite the slightly oppressive setting. It’s hard to explain, I guess you had to be there"
    - Hookedgamers.com, Website
  • "Simple to understand but deep"
    - Pixelflood.it, Website
  • "Dark Souls meets ICO by merging the best of the two worlds, improving individual defects and making them better."
    - Iknowyourgame.de, Website
  • "It may not light the world on fire, but this dark gem is certainly worth your time."
    - Keengamer, Website

About RuneHeads

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Founded in 2017, RuneHeads is a two person independent games studio based in Italy. We believe in the power of storytelling and we made games with our passion.

More information
More information on RuneHeads, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Fall of Light Credits

1CPublishingEU
Founder

Runeheads
Developer


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