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PaperSeven reveals Blackwood Crossing

PaperSeven reveals Blackwood Crossing

Independent studio PaperSeven has announced its first major release: Blackwood Crossing, a story-driven first-person adventure game about two orphaned siblings, Scarlett and Finn, and their journey becoming a magical story after a mysterious encounter. Th studio is comprised of former Black Rock Studio developers (Pure, Split/Second) and writer of The Room, Oliver Reid-Smith. The game will launch this year on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.



Blackwood Crossing Announced for Xbox One, PS4 and PC with Teaser Trailer

Brighton-based studio PaperSeven reveals story-driven adventure game as their first major release


Brighton-based independent studio PaperSeven today announced a new story-driven adventure game, Blackwood Crossing, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2016. The team at PaperSeven developing the game is made up of former Disney Black Rock Studio developers, as well as Oliver Reid-Smith, writer of The Room.

Blackwood Crossing is a story-driven first-person adventure game exploring the relationship between Scarlett and Finn, orphaned siblings growing apart as Scarlett is coming of age and leaving childhood behind. When they cross paths with a mysterious figure, a seemingly ordinary train ride evolves into a magical story of life, love and loss.

“This is our first original game since forming PaperSeven and we are immensely proud to be announcing it” said Alice Guy, co-founder of PaperSeven. “There’s been some fantastic narrative adventure games coming out in recent times - we’re hoping to take a place at this table whilst offering something different to what’s come before. Blackwood Crossing is evidence of our desire to explore experiences with depth and meaning, and create characters that challenge the often clichéd gaming landscape.”

Teaser Trailer

All comments

Commented on 2016-06-01 19:07:53
I love the game's artstyle. And the Silence of the Lambs reference, huh.
Commented on 2016-06-01 19:12:05
Looks super creepy tbh :P
Commented on 2016-06-01 19:16:12
The framerate was insufferable in the video, though, hopefully it's just some temporary issue and the game is well optimized.
Commented on 2016-06-01 19:43:37
Looks great. I´m a little scared of that rabbit.
Commented on 2016-06-01 20:28:19 In reply to Zat
Posted by Zat
Looks great. I´m a little scared of that rabbit.
Da hell's Frank doing here ?
Commented on 2016-06-01 21:03:17 In reply to SplitTongue
Posted by SplitTongue
Da hell's Frank doing here ?
Nowhere near as creepy as Donnie Darko's Frank. Reminds me more of a Laplace demon from Rozen Maiden, suit and all. http://i.imgur.com/iJUTYNS.jpg
Or maybe this fella, on the creepy end of scales: http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/americanmcgees...
Commented on 2016-06-01 23:58:20
Looks right up my alley. Sounds like they're orphans?
Commented on 2016-06-02 20:49:18
Extremely unoriginal and poor frame rate.

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