2018 round-up: Creative Europe video game releases

Creative Europe supports the development of narrative-led video games that demonstrate a high level of ambition in terms of gameplay, user experience and artistic expression.

Seven Creative Europe-supported games were released in 2018, exploring Nordic forests and frozen landscapes and plunging players in murder mysteries and island adventures. To see a recap of previous years releases, go here and here

Fe

Developed by Sweden's Zoink and published by Electronic Arts, Fe enables players to run, climb, and glide their way through a dark Nordic forest to explore its living, breathing world – one filled with secrets, legends, and mystical creatures. 

Fe is available on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and XBox One

Dead in Vinland

Developed in France by CCCP and published by Pladius Entertainment, Dead in Vinland is a survival/management game, mixed with RPG (role-playing game) and adventure elements about a Viking family trying their best to survive on a mysterious island.  

Dead in Vinland is available on Steam, Origin and GOG

Frostpunk

Developed and published in Poland by 11 Bit Studios, Frostpunk is a city-building survival strategy game set in a frozen world.

Frostpunk is available on SteamWindows 10 and GOG

Flipping Death

Developed and published in Sweden by Zoink, Flipping Death is a 2D puzzle platformer focused around a young girl named Penny who meets an untimely demise and finds herself performing the duties of a grim reaper. 

Flipping Death is available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, XBox One and Steam

Cosmic Top Secret

Developed and published by Danish company Klassefilm, Cosmic Top Secret follows the true story of the character T and her quest to uncover the truth about her parents' work for the Danish Intelligence during the Cold War. 

Cosmic Top Secret is available on Google Play, iTunes and Steam

The Council

Developed in France by Cyanide Studio and published by Focus Home Interactive, The Council  is a unique episodic game where characters include aristocrats, founding fathers, a lieutenant and a duchess. Players must navigate a tale of intrigue and manipulation in the style of a classic murder mystery. 

The Council is available on PS4, XBox One and Steam

Tale of Palmi

Developed in Poland by Future Green Innovations and published by Vinci Games, Tale of Palmi invites players to travel through space and time in order to defeat an evil sorcerer and save the world.

Tale of Palmi is available on Steam

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