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  Wadjet Eye's apocalyptic adventure "Shardlight" on iPhone & iPad March 8
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Amy Wellard is dying. Twenty years after a cataclysmic disaster leveled her city, Green Lung is wiping out the population at an alarming rate and vaccine is in short supply, rationed by a government that favors the rich. Amy may not have money or status, but she has something more important -- hope. And if there's a cure out there, she's going to find it.

This is the premise of Wadjet Eye Games' apocalyptic adventure Shardlight, which will release for iPhone and iPad on March 8. Step into Amy's worn shoes to explore a dying city, navigate its social hierarchy, and expose the secrets that plague a community still suffering from the devastation of war in this classic-style adventure game from the same studio that brought Gemini Rue, Primordia, and the Blackwell mystery series to the App Store.

When it arrives on the App Store on March 8, Shardlight will be a $4.99 (USD) download with no in-app purchases.


Review Copies: Please email [email protected] to request a promo code if you want to review Shardlight on iPhone or iPad. We also have Steam keys for the Windows version.

Praise for Shardlight:

  • "A really splendid adventure game of the sort we see too rarely. Grown up, well written, carefully paced, and genuinely interesting to explore." Rock, Paper, Shotgun
  • "A stylish and uniquely retro take on the apocalypse, full of interesting characters, diverse locations and a host of lovely little touches." Adventure Gamers, 4 stars
  • "Wildly imaginative, well written and hugely entertaining." GameWatcher, 8.5/10
  • "Fantastic world, great characters, evocative of the classic point-and-clicks." RPGFan, 82%
GDC Meeting Opportunities

Will you be at GDC in San Francisco next week? Wadjet Eye's Dave Gilbert will be there demoing his new urban fantasy adventure Unavowed to the press. Unavowed will release for Windows in 2018 and iOS sometime after that. If you want to see the game in person and chat with Dave, he has some openings on Wednesday, March 1 and Friday, March 3. Please email [email protected] to set up an appointment.