[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Helsinki, FI and Melbourne, AU – Feb. 13, 2019 – Convict Games are stoked to announce the 4 nominations for STONE at the The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR ) Awards. Ethan Watson as STONE has been nominated for “PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY, LEAD”. Noelle Faulkner as “Cockie” and Nicholas Richards as “Les” have both been nominated for “PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY, SUPPORTING”. Lastly, the epic soundtrack of STONE has been recognised under the “SONG COLLECTION” category. Convict is astounded to be recognised amongst so many great games released in 2018.
Convict is also happy to announce STONE on iOS is coming this Spring ( Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere), and they’ll be sharing news on it’s release date ahead!
NAVGTR Nominations Announcement: http://navgtr.org/archives/3566/
Quotes from Gregory Louden, Chief Convict, writer, director:
“We’re so humbled and stoked at Convict Games to be recognised by NAVGTR for our work on STONE. We really wanted to challenge the medium, bring new voices and music to the forefront. To have it recognised by hundreds of critics is incredible”
Who is Convict Games?
Convict Games is a collection of artists, developer and coders who previously worked on Control, Quantum Break, Downward Spiral: Horus Station, Gravity, Prometheus, World War Z and more. Convict Games has been “breaking free since 2017” with its small but passionate globally remote team with Convicts in Helsinki, Melbourne, LA and Sydney.
Play a Stoner Noir, dance, smoke, make beats, drink or go to the cinema in Oldtown In STONE players can also indulge in several other ‘stoner-inspired’ activities. Chop up funky beats on a MIDI pad, have a drink and a smoke, groove to some underground techno, and even watch full-length public domain classic films such as Night of the Living Dead, Australia’s first blockbuster “The Sentimental Bloke” and Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages at Oldtown’s cinema.
Non-stop licensed tracks from upcoming indie artists from all over the world STONE’s soundtrack features a diverse list of genres such as hip-hop, stoner metal and techno that accentuates the moods layered throughout the game’s story. https://soundcloud.com/user-549054567/sets/stone-official-soundtrack
IOS: Spring 2019
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