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  Spellbound: The Magic Within adventure game demo to feature at EGX
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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.]

Indie games studio Wyrdren will feature Spellbound: The Magic Within’s demo at EGX 2021, ahead of the full title’s release in March 2022 on Steam.

Spellbound: The Magic Within is a choose your own adventure novel. Players will jump into a world of Magic, Witchcraft and Mystery as the town of Witcherley's newest resident. After discovering you have an abundance of magical energy, the family sends you to learn how to harness that power with an old family friend. 

You swiftly find yourself relocating to the charming village of Witcherley where you will interact with a host of unusual characters. Choose from multiple schools of magic, bond with your tutor, and maybe even save the world!

Where will your powers take you? Who can be trusted in this village? And what's going on in the forest?


  • Customisable player portrait - Create your Witchsona!
  • Choose your school of Magic!
  • Roleplay style choices that affect the outcome of your story - Can you save the day?
  • Multiple endings per each character - platonic and romantic options available!

Spellbound: The Magic Within is upcoming for full release in March 2022 on Steam, with future release plans for Nintendo Switch.


Wyrdren Games was founded in 2020 to bring modern player-driven narrative games to life for audiences worldwide. Spellbound, the much-anticipated visual novel, is scheduled for release in early 2022 on Steam. Wyrdren Games is currently a one woman development with founding director Sally Sheppard at the helm. Founded with a vision to create choose-your-own-adventure style games with the player was at the heart of every decision. Wyrdren create inclusive and diverse stories for the player to experience and enjoy.