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st, 2013 – Chilli Hugger Software to
remake Mike Singleton’s ’89/90 Atari ST and Amiga
Following last years successful launch of The Lords of Midnight,
Chilli Hugger are pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed
Mike Singleton game Midwinter, is heading into development.
With the full support of the Singleton family, a team is
currently being assembled to embark on the task of bringing the
seminal game back into the modern gaming environment.
The initial team includes:- Original Midwinter programmer and
industry veteran Dave Gautrey. Freelance Writer, Game Designer, and
Author Dan Whitehead, and Chilli Hugger founder and developer of
The Lords of Midnight remake, Chris Wild.
Expected to head for a Kickstarter Campaign early 2014, with a
release slated for the turn of the year.
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Note to Editors
Format: PC / XBOX / PLAYSTATION
For all enquiries please contact:
Chris Wild, Chilli Hugger Software
+44 (0) 7890 475 011
What the press have said about the original.
“A superlative, immense program that is every bit as good
as you'd expect from Mike Singleton.” - Zzap!
“Midwinter is a superb game to play and a must for anyone
who wants to immerse themselves in a thoroughly believable game
world.” - Amiga Format
"a unique creature; a priceless transitional specimen in the
fossil record of gaming." - Eurogamer.
“Playing it felt like time travel – a sneak peak at
the blueprint that showed how games were going to be. It was then,
and is now, an enormous accomplishment.” - Edge
GameSpot included Midwinter in its "Unsung Heroes" about the 10
games most deserving "more recognition than they received" and
should be "remembered for their contributions to their respective
genres and to gaming as a whole.”
Awards for the original
97% / Zzap Gold Medal by
Zzap 64 (Amiga version)
96% / CU Super Star by
96% / Amiga Computing Supreme by
94% / Star Player by
The Games Machine for Amiga/Atari ST versions
94% and Zero Hour by
Zero (PC version)
92% / Amiga Format Gold by