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  Yi and the Thousand Moons, a short video game musical, coming to Steam and on November 24th, 2017
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LOS ANGELES, CA (November 13, 2017) - Yi and the Thousand Moons, a short video game musical by musician and game developer David Su, is coming to Steam and on Friday, November 24th, 2017.

The game was recently nominated in the Audio Design category at the 2017 TIGA Games Industry Awards and featured at MIT's Hacking Arts expo. It was an official selection in the launch catalog of the game streaming platform Jump, where it is currently available.

Through the course of several original interactive songs, featuring a full cast and live band, the game weaves a story of the archer Yi's journey to save her village.

In addition, an official gameplay video for the second song, "Orange Grey Skies", will be released this Friday, November 17th, 2017.

The original soundtrack is due to be released Friday, December 1st, 2017 on all major platforms. It is currently available for pre-order on iTunes and Google Play.

Key Features

- A unique interactive musical experience in which all the levels are songs to be played through (in both senses of the word!)

- Seven original songs and six preludes composed by David Su, starring a full cast and live band

- Play as Yi, a legendary archer who has been commanded by the gods to shoot down all of the moons

- Enter a world in which all your interactions with characters occur through music


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About David Su

David Su is a musician and game developer based in Los Angeles and Boston. He recently created Yi and the Thousand Moons, a short video game musical. His work has been featured in the A.V. Club, Stereogum, Noisey by VICE, and the International Computer Music Conference; he has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center and events such as SXSW. David is especially interested in creating new interactive musical experiences.

To learn more about David, please visit his website.

Media Contact

David Su

Musician, game developer, researcher

[email protected]