Factsheet

Release date:
PC: September 29, 2014
Wii U: January 28, 2016

Genre:
Local Co-Op Adventure

Platforms:
PC & Wii U

Developer:
Sarepta Studio

Publisher:
Snow Cannon Games

Press Contact:
Emmy Jonassen

Website:
shadowpuppeteer.com

Facebook
facebook.com/shadowpuppeteer

Twitter
twitter.com/SPuppeteerGame

YouTube
youtube.com/SareptaStudio

Short Description

Invite a friend to explore the strange, yet beautiful world of darkness and light in Shadow Puppeteer, an award-winning, local co-op adventure. Work together as a boy and his shadow, manipulating light to solve puzzles that bring you closer to finding the villain who separated you from one another: the evil shadow puppeteer.

Full Description

Invite a friend to explore the strange, yet beautiful world of darkness and light in Shadow Puppeteer, an award-winning, local co-op adventure.

Assume the roles of a boy and his shadow, separated from one another by the evil shadow puppeteer. Work together to manipulate light, solving puzzles that bring you closer to finding this villain and freeing other shadows he has stolen.

Winner of the 2015 Indie Prize Director’s Choice Award and applauded for its stunning art, enchanting music and clever puzzles, Shadow Puppeteer will captivate players from beginning to end.

Key Features

  • Single Player or Local Co-Op

    Enjoy Shadow Puppeteer by yourself or with the company of a significant other, family member or friend in shared-screen co-op.
  • Easy-to-Learn Controls

    Optimized for Wii U controllers, Shadow Puppeteer is easy to pick up for players of all skill levels.
  • Entertaining Puzzles

    Harness the power of light to solve cleverly crafted puzzles in 2D and 3D space.
  • Rich Atmosphere

    Breathtaking 3D art and an amazing soundtrack transport you to the delightful world of Shadow Puppeteer.


Videos

Click to download trailer

Shadow Puppeteer Official Wii U Trailer YouTube

Shadow Puppeteer Official Wii U Gameplay Video YouTube


Screenshots

download all screenshots as .zip (5MB)
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Awards & Recognition

  • "Winner «Shadow Puppeteer – Indie Prize Europe: Director's Choice Award»" - Amsterdam, February 2015
  • "Winner «Shadow Puppeteer – Game Connection Development Awards: Most Promising IP»" - San Francisco, March 2015

Selected Articles


Sarepta Studio is a 3D visualization firm and independent video game developer based in Hamar, Norway. Since 2010, we have used our game technology expertise–including visualization, animation and development–to create unique and interactive products for clients, as well as original video game IPs. Our most recent title, Shadow Puppeteer, is an award-winning, local co-op adventure available on PC and Wii U. Learn more at sareptastudio.com.


Team & Collaborators

Sarepta Studio
Developer

Ragnhild Haugland
Composer

Jory K. Prum
Sound Design/Implementation

Peter McConnell
Music Consultant


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