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  LOVE - A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories Now Available on Steam
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10/21/2020
 


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

 

St. Catharines, Ontario – 21 October 2020 – Rocketship Park, the Niagara-based video game development studio committed to the creation of uniquely emotive games, today released LOVE - A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories on Steam for PC and Mac. Players who opt to purchase the game during its launch week will save 10% off of the game’s regular $19.99 USD price.

 

LOVE is an experiment in storytelling that combines the rich experience of a diorama with interactive puzzles to form a unique digital plaything. Players manipulate each floor of an apartment building to move it back and forth through time, and in doing so, will learn the past and present stories of the people that live inside. Through careful interactions and narrative puzzle-solving, players will help LOVE’s characters alter the moments in their past that have given them cause for regret, allowing them to live a more engaged life in the present.

 

“With our past titles like Block Droppin’ and Word Forward, we’ve seemingly carved out a niche as puzzle game designers,” said Shane McCafferty, LOVE’s design lead and Rocketship Park co-founder. “But puzzles aren’t just about falling blocks and moving letters. Puzzles are a part of our everyday lives. We all have problems in search of solutions. With LOVE, we’re exploring this different kind of puzzle; the kind we’re all a bit more intimately familiar with.”

 

To create LOVE’s unique look and style, Rocketship Park collaborated with PixelNAUTS to develop the game’s art and animations. PixelNAUTS, like Rocketship Park, is a studio located in the heart of Niagara’s emergent game development community. The company is best known for its stylish dodge’em-up Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity, as well as its visual contributions to Compulsion Games’ critically-acclaimed Contrast. 

 

LOVE - A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories was made possible with the generous support of Ontario Creates, a provincial agency that facilitates economic development, investment and collaboration in Ontario’s creative industries including the music, book, magazine, film, television and interactive digital media sectors.

 

LOVE - A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories is available to add to Steam for $19.99 USD, but players can secure a 10% discount by purchasing the game before October 28. For more information, visit the game’s official Steam page, latest trailer, and thatlovegame.com.

 

About Rocketship Park

Rocketship Park is a digital design studio focused on creating unique, emotive games that eschew derivative design. Founded in 2017 by industry veterans Shane McCafferty and Jim Squires, Rocketship Park is based in the heart of Niagara’s growing game development community. For more information visit rocketshippark.com or follow us on Twitter @rocketship_park

 

About Ontario Creates

Ontario Creates is a provincial agency that facilitates economic development, investment and collaboration in Ontario’s creative industries including the music, book, magazine, film, television and interactive digital media sectors. www.ontariocreates.ca

 

Media Contact:

Jim Squires

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