NEW YORK - October 9, 2014 - Wadjet Eye Games, a publisher of retro-style adventure games, and independent developer Grundislav Games have released A Golden Wake for PC, Mac, and Linux. The $14.99 digital download is available DRM-free from the official website (http://goldenwake.com), or can be purchased from online storefronts Steam (http://store.steampowered.
com/app/307570/) and GOG (http://www.gog.com/game/a_ golden_wake).
Set in Miami during the inception of iconic planned community Coral Gables, A Golden Wake follows everyman Alfie Banks' scramble to the top of Florida's land boom in the 1920s. Explore a vibrant pixel-art representation of the Jazz Age and puzzle through classic point & click style gameplay in this quest for the elusive American Dream: go head-to-head with real estate mogul George Merrick, deal with cutthroat bootleggers and corrupt politicians, get mixed up with the mob, contend with the hurricanes that famously wrecked the Florida coast, and ultimately fight for Alfie's redemption.
"This game was a real labor of love," says A Golden Wake's designer Francisco Gonzalez, a Miami native. "I grew up playing classics like Gabriel Knight and Laura Bow, so being able to share the history of my hometown in this format is something I enjoyed every step of the way. I hope players will not only like the story, but will also be intrigued by the history and want to learn more about it on their own."
A Golden Wake's developer Grundislav Games has previously released the freeware series Ben Jordan: Paranormal Investigator. Publisher Wadjet Eye Games is best known for their Blackwell mystery series, and for publishing acclaimed adventure games including Gemini Rue, Resonance, and Primordia. A Golden Wake is the studio's first game to release simultaneously for PC, Mac, and Linux.
About Grundislav Games
Grundislav Games is Francisco Gonzalez, a New York-based indie developer of point-and-click adventure games. His games include the 8-part Ben Jordan: Paranormal Investigatorseries, which were released as freeware between 2004 and 2012. A Golden Wake is his first commercial endeavor. Francisco is fond of setting games in real-world locations -- including Miami, where he's originally from. Learn more at the Grundislav Games website: http://www.grundislavgames.com
About Wadjet Eye Games
Founded in 2006, Wadjet Eye Games has developed a reputation for producing award winning and critically acclaimed adventure games. Committed to creating unique character-driven game experiences around recognizable brands, in 2010 Wadjet Eye expanded to support and publish games by other independent developers. The company's portfolio includes The Shivah and the Blackwell series, both of which have garnered Game Developers Choice nominations, Puzzle Bots, which was selected for the Penny Arcade Expo's PAX 10 showcase, IGF Student Showcase winner Gemini Rue, and the critically acclaimed Resonance. The company is run by husband and wife team Dave and Janet Gilbert out of their home in Brooklyn. For more information, visit http://www.wadjeteyegames.com.
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