Don’t Nod Entertainment: DONTNOD UNVEILS ITS NEW NARRATIVE GAME IN CO-PRODUCTION WITH PORTAPLAY RELEASED IN 2022 ON NINTENDO SWITCH AND PC


Teaser available to watch now!

Paris, December 15, 2021 – DONTNOD Entertainment, independent French studio that creates, develops and publishes video games, is very proud to present to you Gerda: a flame in winter. Unveiled this evening at the Nintendo Indie World Showcase, this brand new narrative game is developed by the Danish studio PortaPlay in co-production in which DONTNOD holds the majority of the rights.

The first third-party game published by DONTNOD, this new collaboration contributes to the value creation potential of the studio-publisher, which incorporates additional Intellectual Property into its heritage and strengthens its game offering beyond its internal production capacities. .

DONTNOD and PortaPlay are delighted to unveil the teaser for the announcement of Gerda: a flame in winter, which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/BLqqysDBUHo

Oskar Guilbert, Chairman and CEO of DONTNOD, said: “We are delighted to participate in the Nintendo – Indie World event to present Gerda: A Flame in Winter, the first game released by DONTNOD by a third party studio. We are delighted to be working with PortaPlay who have found the perfect balance between moving narrative adventure and RPG features. Both genres are very popular and at the heart of DONTNOD’s know-how.

Release scheduled for 2022, Gerda: a flame in winter is an intimate narrative RPG-lite experience set during WWII and the German occupation of Denmark. In this poignant story game inspired by real events, players will walk the path of Gerda, a nurse whose life is turned upside down overnight. Armed only with her intelligence and her knowledge of her community, Gerda must attempt to save those close to her while remaining true to herself. A story told not on the front lines, but in the intimate setting of the small Danish village where she grew up.

Choices are made through a mixture of exploration, dialogue and the management of resources and relationships. Gerda’s personality traits are her skills, and her connection with others will also determine how the story unfolds. Every dilemma is difficult and every decision is critical in times of unrest and war, and this game begs the question: how far would you go to protect your loved ones?

Gerda: a flame in winter will be available on Nintendo Switch and PC and will be released in 2022.

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To learn more about PortaPlay, visit their Twitter and official site.


About DONTNOD Entertainment

DONTNOD is an independent French publisher and developer, based in Paris and Montreal, creating original narrative games in the adventure genres (LIFE is STRANGETM, TELL ME WHYTM, TWIN MIRRORTM), RPG (VAMPYRTM) and action (REMEMBER METM) . The studio is recognized internationally for its unique storytelling experiences with compelling stories and characters, and has worked with leading industry publishers Square Enix, Microsoft, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Focus Entertainment and Capcom. DONTNOD now aims to create and publish its own internally developed IPs, starting with Twin Mirror, as well as using its knowledge and experience to collaborate with third party developers whose editorial visions parallel those of the company.

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DONTNOD (ISIN code: FR0013331212 – ALDNE) is listed on Euronext Growth Paris



About PortaPlay

PortaPlay is an independent developer who makes games that make sense. The studio has been creating games for more than 12 years from Copenhagen, by an experienced team of ten people, with a past experience of indie titles, serious games and AAA + titles. PortaPlay develops games about war and conflict, told from the perspective of the men and women who experience them, with engaging gameplay and storytelling grounded in reality. Experiences that immerse you in the characters and their stories, challenge you to make tough decisions, and serve it all with a high level of accessibility.


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