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  SWERY’s New Small-Town Detective Thriller The Good Life to Release on October 15th, 2021
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09/20/2021
 


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

 

TOKYO, JAPAN, September 20th, 2021 - Nothing is what it seems in SWERY’s new game, The Good Life, a debt-repayment RPG/life sim adventure set to launch on October 15th on Steam, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Everything - from its in-game social photo app “Flamingo” to the unconventional stories of Rainy Woods’ strange characters - lives and breathes SWERY’s unique and distinctive style.

 

[Watch The Good Life Release Date Trailer]

 

The Good Life is a captivating adventure game in which you play as Naomi, a New York-based photographer who has just arrived in the small British town of Rainy Woods with a specific job at hand - to discover the truth behind this place known as the “happiest town in the world”. Race against the clock tracing multiple leads and solve mysteries as a human, a cat, or a dog! Getting to the bottom of this mystery will require you to cook, eat, sleep, shop, farm, and explore the town, taking on photography jobs and other more “unconventional” quests. 

 

Uncover the truth about Rainy Woods – the small, boring town that Naomi refers to as “Hell on Earth”

 
  • Explore the vast and sprawling town of Rainy Woods

  • Take photos to repay your debt

  • Unlock and try out new recipes 

  • Plant, grow, and harvest your own crops

  • Discover new clothing and other items

  • Save up money and renovate your house and garden(!)

  • Investigate a murder while riding a sheep(?!)

SWERY and Yukio Futatsugi are set to deliver a highly engaging, funny, and bizarre experience that will keep players hooked until the very end. The Good Life is releasing on Steam, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on October 15th, 2021. Don’t forget to wishlist the game on your favorite store.

 

About White Owls Inc.

Operating out of Osaka, Japan, White Owls Inc. is led by Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro, best known as the creator of Deadly Premonition, D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, and The Missing. Under the slogan of “From Osaka to all of YOU around the World,” White Owls Inc. strives to provide unforgettable gaming experiences through SWERY’s unique take on game creation.

To learn more, visit White Owls Inc.’s official website here.

 

About Grounding Inc.

Headed by CEO Yukio Futatsugi, creator of Panzer Dragoon and Phantom Dust, Grounding Inc. is a Japanese game development company with four development studios located in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Kyoto, and Kochi. In addition to game creation for smartphones and consoles, Grounding Inc. is also involved in the development of VR content.

To learn more, visit Grounding Inc.’s official website here.


About Playism

Japan’s oldest indie publisher, PLAYISM is known in the West for supporting popular indie games such as Gnosia, Idol Manager, Tasomachi: Behind the Twilight, Touhou Luna Nights, Fight Crab, Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-, the La-Mulana series, Bright Memory, and DEEEER Simulator among other titles. 

PLAYISM’s motto is “Bringing a Different Breed of Indie Game to the World”.

 

To learn more, visit the PLAYISM official website and follow @PlayismEN on Twitter.