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  Romantic visual novel Arcade Spirits is coming to consoles!
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08/14/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

PQube (London, UK) – August 14th, 2019 – PQube and developer Fiction Factory Games are excited to announce that Arcade Spirits is in development for console! The romantic visual novel is set in an alternate timeline in the year 20XX, where the 1983 video game crash never occurred and arcades are still the vibrant hotspots they used to be. Start your new job at the coolest arcade in town and find true love early 2020 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One!

 

If you would like to meet the makers of Arcade Spirits, you can do so at PAX West later this month! Fiction Factory Games will have their own booth on the 4th floor within the Indie MEGABOOTH #858 - come say 'Hi'!

 

The game and a demo is currently available on Steam, where it received very positive reviews!

 

Check out our Console Announcement Launch Trailer: https://youtu.be/zPrh2iNM4Fs

Your new Life!

Let the neon lights, quirky characters and catchy synthwave soundtrack of Arcade Spirits transport you to the year 20XX. Get started by creating your character without any constraints! Be who you want to be by customising everything from pronoun and hair style to skin tone and eye colour!

Your new Job!

After some rough times, you end up with a job at the most popular arcade in town and quickly find out that this is not always fun and games! Your hard work will pay off and every choice you make in the game affects the future of Funplex - and your character!

Your new Love? 

One of the perks of working at such a quirky place is the variety of interesting people you get to meet. Arcade Spirits allows you to build any relationship you desire with seven voiced, romanceable characters! 

Check out #ArcadeSpirits or @ArcadeSpiritsVN on social media and the official website: www.arcadespirits.com

For more information and the latest news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Twitch and Instagram or check out our homepage: http://pqube.co.uk/

If you would like to request a review copy or have any PR inquiries at all, please contact us via email: [email protected]

 

Codes can also be requested via Keymailer: https://www.keymailer.co/g/games/66391

 

Assets are available here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4xtlnmhnrgmdhnl/AAA4JnySOV-Yx3WOzMm13DZja?dl=0

About Fiction Factory Games

A partnership between Stefan Gagne and Aenne Schumann, is dedicated to developing narrative adventure games. Arcade Spirits is their first release. Stefan Gagne has published several novels including City of Angles and anachronauts, and has developed award-winning modules for Neverwinter Nights including Penultima, elegia eternum, and the HeX coda. He also worked on the 7Seas Fishing Game, a successful casual game in Second Life. Aenne Schumann is a veteran of indie game journalism including press2reset, podcasts, and various panels. She also has worked on the narrative and dialogue writing of Ray's the Dead and participated in game jams to make The Third EyeTM, and Space Cat Boyfriend. They are currently working with collaborators including artists Molly Nemecek and Taylor Rose, and musician Greg Mirles.

 

About PQube

PQube is a leading publisher, distributor and service provider for the interactive entertainment industry with a global reach through UK, Europe, Middle East, Australia and North and South America from its offices in Letchworth (UK), Bristol (UK), Paris (France), Los Angeles (USA) and Hong Kong.

As a licensed publisher with Sony, Microsoft, Valve, Nintendo and Apple, PQube’s software division publishes and distributes video games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, iOS, Android, PC and has full coverage across all digital download platforms, establishing a track record of success with major franchises including: Gal*Gun, Chaos;Child, Cat Quest, Valkyrie Drive, White Day, Root Letter, BlazBlue, Guilty Gear, Kotodama, MotoGP, Ride, MXGP, Harvest Moon, Senran Kagura and Steins;Gate.

PQube’s hardware division designs, manufactures and distributes officially licensed consoles and accessories including the brand-new Atari ‘Retro’ range.

We thank all our partners and acknowledge all game names, brands and trademarks as properties of their respective owners. Visit: www.pqube.co.uk/games