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DARQ ULTIMATE EDITION ANNOUNCED

A Collector’s Nightmare Come True

Munich, Friday, September 16th, 2022Feardemic and Unfold Games are thrilled to announce its multi-award winning and nominated title DARQ Ultimate Edition.

The Ultimate Edition will include the following:

  • The base game
  • Both DLCs (The Crypt and The Tower)
  • Digital soundtrack
  • 9 bespoke stickers
  • 16-page artbook
  • Digital graphic novel (DARQ Dream Journal)
DARQ is a 2.5d side-scroller that tells the story of Lloyd, a boy who finds himself in the middle of a lucid dream. To Lloyd's misfortune, the dream turns into a nightmare and all attempts to wake up end in failure. Trapped inside his own subconscious, Lloyd has to face his deepest fears in order to find a way out.
 
DARQ boasts multiple awards and nominations from all across the industry, including "Game of the Year" at the Overcome Festival and a 2022 Webby Award for Independent Creator. DARQ became #42 most shared PC game of 2019 according to Metacritic.
 
This physical-only edition will be available in all major stores on November 10, 2022 for £29.99 / €29.99 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBOX ONE, XBOX Series X I S and Nintendo Switch.
 
For more information on DARQ, visit http://darqgame.com/.
About Unfold Games
 
Unfold Games is an independent video game development studio based in Los Angeles, California. Founded by film composer Wlad Marhulets, the studio is known for its customer-first approach, open communication, and transparency. Their first title, DARQ, became one of the most shared video games of 2019 (Metacritic) and ensured its rapid growth. Most recently announced the development of a new title called Bloody Hell Hotel. Unfold continues to develop unique high quality game concepts with a distinct art style and narrative quality.
About Feardemic
 
Feardemic is a publisher of computer games and their related entertainment products. The company is a specialist in the publishing of games that contain a strong horror narrative.  Feardemic publishes predominately games developed by third parties and publishes games on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo consoles.
 
The company’s focus on a single vertical provides a framework to craft a portfolio of games that allows the company to focus on the key unique sales propositions and value of the intellectual property it manages. The company is also the organiser and operator of the annual summer Fear-Fest ( www.fearfest.online ) festival that celebrates all types of horror narrative games, the developers who make them and the community that create using them. Headquartered in Kraków, the company’s was founded as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bloober Team S.A., a publicly traded company and a video game developer of psychological-horror games.
 
www.feardemic-games.com
About PLAION
PLAION is a leading independent developer and producer of games and entertainment products, with ten development studios and five publishing units based all over the world. Founded in 1994 as Koch Media, PLAION offers a unique breadth of services and solutions, dynamically growing its business to push ourselves and our partners to the forefront in all the segments we operate in.

PLAION runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally - as a global publishing partner - PLAION has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.

With its parent company in Höfen, Austria - and the HQ in Munich, Germany - PLAION owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

PLAION owns ten game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL, USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham, UK), Fishlabs (Hamburg, DE), Warhorse Studios (Prague, CZ), Milestone (Milan, IT), Voxler (Paris, FR) , DigixArt (Montpellier, FR), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów, PL), Free Radical Design (Nottingham, UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam, Amsterdam, NL). Additionally, PLAION collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.

Part of PLAION is also PLAION PICTURES, a leading independent film distributor in Europe with a library of more than 1.400 titles. Further business operations include Sola Media, a sales agency and production company for family entertainment, Spotfilm Networx, a multi-channel streaming network, and a sub-label dedicated to Japanese animation.

PLAION also owns the leading video game merchandise company DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg, USA and Munich, DE) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, CZ.

PLAION is an Embracer Group company.