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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.]

Moscow, September 23rd, 2021 - Buka Entertainment invites players to party like it’s 1987, and dive into the demo for Unusual Findings, the upcoming point-and-click adventure from indie studio Epic Llama. Join a trio of teenagers - Vinny, Nick and Tony - on a journey into mystery and danger, 8-bit gaming, alien conspiracies and VHS rental stores. Take a peek at what awaits in the new trailer below.

Try the Unusual Findings demo today on Steam, wishlist the game and check out the Kickstarter here when it launches on Tuesday, October 5th. While nearing the end of development for PC, Epic Llama aims to use Kickstarter funding to bring Unusual Findings to other platforms, including Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series S/X and PlayStation 4/5. Additional stretch goals will allow them to expand the scope of the game across all systems, including new scenes, mini-games and more.

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Wearing its influences on its sleeve, Unusual Findings channels the spirit of classic teen adventure movies like The Goonies, Monster Squad and The Lost Boys and pairs them with the gameplay of classic adventure games such as Maniac Mansion and Day Of The Tentacle. The ordinary lives of a trio of kids living in the suburbs is shattered by a series of grisly murders, and the prime suspect might just be out of this world.

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Features:

  • A classic 90s-style point-and-click adventure with retro 80s style
  • Stylish (and stylized) pixel-art with modern shader and lighting effects
  • Fully voiced dialogue without the hassle of installing a dozen floppy disks
  • True old-school puzzle design. Mash together every item in your inventory
  • An authentically retro synthwave soundtrack for the 80s Hollywood flavor
  • A cast of charming and memorable characters and three playable heroes
  • No pixel-hunting - reveal all interaction hotspots with a handy assist mode

The full version of Unusual Findings launches on Steam this autumn, with a playable demo available now. The Kickstarter begins on October 5th. If fully funded, Unusual Findings will be coming to all platforms in early 2022, featuring additional content, mini-games and more for all platforms.

Unusual Findings will also be showcased as part of the upcoming Steam Next Fest, running from October 1st to October 7th, along with several other exciting new demos from Buka Entertainment.

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About Epic Llama:

Epic LLama is an indie game developer based in Argentina. The team has been making games for over ten years (a lot of flash browser games were made in our early years, such as browser arena-RPG Champions Of Chaos 1 and 2, puzzle/strategy game Bro Team and the notoriously tough Rodriguez Revenge) with exceptional love to their work and to the game industry itself.

In 2017 they have released their first big point and click adventure Darkestville Castle on Steam. Later the game hit both iOS and Android, as well as PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in 2020. The dev team even had the opportunity to meet Ron Gilbert in person and see him play the game. Hernan Lopez, Epic LLama warchief, says: "It was so awesome to see one of our game industry heroes actually enjoy and laugh at our stupid game jokes".

For more info and updates on Unusual Findings, follow Epic Llama on Twitter and Facebook.

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About Buka Entertainment:

Buka Entertainment was founded in 1994 as video game and console distributor. Since 1996 Buka has also been known as a publisher. Over the years of successful publishing Buka released dozens of projects onto the world market, such as Hard Truck, Pacific Storm, Ex Machina, Pathologic, Collapse, Red Comrades, 9 Monkeys of Shaolin, Darkestville Castle, Redeemer, Ash of Gods and others, many of which have rightly become classics.


Today Buka Entertainment continues to publish video games and support developers from all over the world. Company ports and releases titles for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch as well as iOS and Android. Due to the professionalism of its team and comprehensive approach to the video game publishing and marketing Buka Entertainment successfully develops relations with international partners and will continue to bring exciting high-quality projects to the players in the nearest future.

Media Contact:
Dominic Tarason
Vicarious PR
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