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  Outsider: After Life discovers itself on PC, releasing 13th July, demo available this week
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Once A Bird is bringing their award-winning narrative adventure, Outsider: After Life, to PC via Steam on the 13th of July. You can get hands-on with Outsider: After Life in a demo which will be available from the 16th of June as part of Steam Next Fest.

Outsider: After Life PC release trailer:
Outsider is a thought-provoking adventure game that puts you in the (robotic) shoes of HUD-ini, a unique android who may be humanity's last hope of survival. Journey with HUD-ini through an emotional story full of awe and wonder, shot in one continuous camera.

This galactic and cosmic adventure is fuelled by mystery, logically-challenging puzzles, beautiful set pieces and a captivating soundtrack.

Game features
Story-Focused Puzzles - Every puzzle is embedded into the captivating sci-fi narrative of Outsider: After Life. From restoring HUD-ini to exploring a now barren Earth, solving each puzzle will progress the story.

The End of Humanity Never Looked so Good - From the adorable HUD-ini to the sweeping vistas of an alien planet, Outsider: After Life visuals pop with striking colours and beautiful hand-animated set-pieces.

It Just Makes Sense - Gone are the days of using a rubber chicken as a zip-line. Every puzzle you’ll come across on your galactic journey can be solved with some mind-bending but fair logic.

Interstellar Adventures Need a Soundtrack - A sci-fi adventure needs a ‘stellar’ soundtrack, and Outsider: After Life is no different. The dark and atmospheric tones sweep in to really drive home some key story beats.
Awards & Nominations
Outsider: After Life released on mobile platforms in September 2020. The game has picked up some notable awards and nominations, including:

-Apple App Store - Game of the Day
-Unfold Games Awards 2021 - Honorable Mention
-Indie X 2019 - Best Portuguese Game winner
-Game Connection Europe 2019 - Best PC Game, Best Casual Game, and Best Quality of Art nominee
-DreamHack Summer 2019 - Best Arthouse Game
-PlayStation Talents 2018 - Best Portuguese Game nominee
-Eurogamer Summer Fest 2018 - Best Portuguese Game nominee

Outsider: After Life PRESSKIT
Review Keys available

If you're interested in reviewing Outsider: After Life or creating content for the game then please reply to this email or through the link below. All review keys will give access to the Steam version. Keys will be available from the 25th of June.

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About Once A Bird

Once a Bird is a studio behind games like Bennu, Attack of the 50ft Verbose Dinosaur, Fold and Outsider. The team consists of Ricardo Moura, a programmer, Tiago Lourenço, an illustrator, and Jo Pereira, a musician. Once a Bird strives to create original experiences that evoke emotions not usually explored in video games, such as longing and nostalgia.