New Wholesome Adventure Fireside Announced for PC and Nintendo Switch!
Embark on a whimsical adventure that will warm your heart in 2024
Vilnius, Lithuania – November 28, 2023 – Indie games publisher Nordcurrent Labs, in collaboration with developer Emergo Entertainment, are delighted to unveil their upcoming game Fireside. This mesmerizing narrative adventure beckons players to embark a non-combative journey through the great outdoors, set to kindle warmth in hearts on both PC and Nintendo Switch in 2024.
In Fireside, immerse yourself in a magical world, where the captivating narrative unfolds through a whimsical hiking adventure. As players traverse the enchanting landscapes, they will encounter a diverse cast of fellow travelers during nightly campfires. These cozy evenings at the crackling Fireside serve as the main point for nonviolent gameplay, featuring trading, cooking, and dialogue choices that generate “soul energy” – a magical currency for upgrading the player’s home. These gatherings form the heart of Fireside’s enchantment, fostering a profound sense of fellowship and connection between characters.
For a glimpse into the captivating story that Fireside promises to tell, we invite you to check out the official trailer. This teaser not only offers a sneak peek into the rich, hand-drawn visuals but also provides a preview of the cozy atmosphere, non-violent gameplay and emotionally resonant stories that awaits players in this captivating adventure.
“Fireside is a wholesome adventure that tries to capture the essence of camaraderie and friendship,” shared Paul Redetzky, CEO at Emergo Entertainment. “From the hand-drawn art style to the soothing melodies that accompany players on their non-combative journey, Fireside is more than just a game; it’s a tranquil escape into a world of compassion and empathy. We’re confident that Fireside will charm fans of the genre and anyone who appreciates wholesome and heartwarming titles.”
“We were instantly drawn to Fireside’s hand-drawn art style and evocative, wistful soundtrack,” said Andrius Mackevičius, Head of Publishing at Nordcurrent Labs. “Ever since we met the team at Emergo Entertainment we had no doubt that Fireside will strongly appeal to fans of the genre as well as everyone who likes cute and cozy titles.”
- Campfire Conversations: Gather around the campfire with friends and engage in meaningful, heartwarming or whimsical conversations.
- Trade and Barter System: Each character has their own wants and needs. Collect various items and trade with other travelers.
- Cooking: Explore 50+ recipes to cook at the campfire. Cook the items fellow travelers desire and trade with them.
- Home Building and Improvement: Collect materials and soul energy to enhance your home base. Invite friends to visit, turning your space into a hub for shared experiences.
- Helping Hand Philosophy: Emphasizes compassion and empathy. Non-violent interactions contribute to the well-being of others.
- Tranquil Ambiance: Fireside provides a calming atmosphere for a break from everyday life. Enjoy nature sounds, campfire crackles, and soothing music for a peaceful experience.
For more information about Fireside:
Wishlist on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1722700/Fireside/
Join Fireside’s Discord channel: https://discordapp.com/invite/QRhHR6X
Visit Nordcurrent’s official site: https://nordcurrent.com/
About Nordcurrent Labs:
Nordcurrent Labs is a PC and consoles publishing label and a part of the Nordcurrent Group, established in 2002. With headquarters in Lithuania and development studios in Vilnius, Odessa, Dnipro, and Warsaw, the Nordcurrent Group employs more than 250 people. Nordcurrent Labs is our latest endeavor, with a mission to help game developers achieve the perfect chemistry to make their mark in the gaming world.
About Emergo Entertainment:
At Emergo Entertainment, we believe games are better when they allow the player to be creative. One way to enable the player’s creativity is to implement emergent systems. Using emergence makes entertainment products more enjoyable, and serious games more effective! Founded in 2019, we are a game studio that believes this know-how and the technology from computer game development can be used for entertainment and beyond. We develop not only computer games but also other interactive media such as branded experiences, serious games, or interactive visualizations.