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Edith Returns from E3 2015

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Playing as a hungry Molly Finch in 1950, a player approaches a bird at the window...

Playing as a hungry Molly Finch in 1950, a player approaches a bird at the window…

Our upcoming game What Remains of Edith Finch made its first public appearance at E3 this past month and we couldn’t be happier with the overwhelmingly positive response! Edith appeared on a number “Best of E3” lists, got a slew of nominations, was called “the most unusual experience” of the show, and was Kotaku’s Chris Suellentrop’s favorite game of E3. Here’s what a few critics had to say…

“This collection of short stories about a cursed family in Washington State offered the most unusual experience of E3 2015…It’s fresh, unusual, and intriguing.”

– The Guardian, “Our 13 Favorite Games”

“Developer Giant Sparrow prides itself on “creating surreal experiences people have never had before,” and it certainly hits that mark with Edith Finch.”

– GamesRader, “The Best of E3 2015”

“One of the weirder titles on display at E3 2015, for sure… keep your eye on this one.”

– Nubi Magazine, “E3 2015 – Best of the Rest”

“…a collection of short stories, all of them strangely morbid but all removed from reality. While devoted to the end of the days, these stories approach the unknown with wonder rather than tears.”

– LA Times, “Ten Games That Made a Lasting Impression at E3 2015”

You can read more of our favorite press write-ups, as well as watch interviews and gameplay demos with director Ian Dallas below.  If this is your first time hearing about our game, you can check out our announcement post, or watch our most recent (and rather cryptic) trailer.

MORE PRESS WRITE-UPS:

– Chris Suellentrop (Kotaku), “My Favorite Game of E3

– Kotaku,  “The Seven Most Interesting Games I Played at E3, Day 2

– Pushsquare, “What Remains of Edith Finch Sounds Utterly Insane”

– Polygon, “What Remains of Edith Finch is twisted, touching, and charming”

– VentureBeat, “…The real innovation in gaming”

– IGN, Nominations for Best PS4 Game, Best Adventure Game, and Biggest Surprise

– Santa Monica Studio, Swans & Finches: Chirping with Giant Sparrow”

 

INTERVIEWS & GAMEPLAY DEMOS:

 

Thanks for reading. We look forward to sharing more with you soon!