Don’t Miss the Tribeca Games Festival Opening Night Party

If you didn’t see our announcement, we have partnered with the Tribeca Film Festival to bring you the Tribeca Games Festival. We are so excited about this opportunity The Tribeca Games Festival is going to be something incredible, and we are proud of the collection of emerging independent developers and industry greats that we have assembled. With two days of programming, two stages, and a bevy of fantastic names, the Tribeca Games Festival is not an event to be missed – and it all kicks off with an opening party like no other on Friday, April 28th at 6:30 at…

What Remains of Edith Finch

Get a quick peek into the strange house of What Remains of Edith Finch

After it was revealed last week that Annapurna Interactive would be publishing What Remains of Edith Finch in spring 2017 for PC and PlayStation 4, a new trailer for the game was revealed during PlayStation Experience on Saturday night. If you don’t know, What Remains of Edith Finch follows the titular girl as she discovers the stories of her past family members and how they came to die. It’s an exploration game set inside the bizarre Finch household but also transports your perspective back into these older stories, which range from the 1900s to present day. Edith is trying to…


New publisher confirms Gorogoa and What Remains of Edith Finch for spring 2017

It’s good news time: two of Kill Screen‘s most anticipated games have signed up to a new publisher and have been confirmed for arrival in spring 2017. Those games are the visual-art puzzle game Gorogoa and the haunting short story collection What Remains of Edith Finch. More on those two games in a sec, but first, who is this new publisher? It’s called Annapurna Interactive, a new division of the Hollywood-based production company Annapurna Pictures—who are behind films like Her (2013), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), and this year’s Sausage Party—which will be dedicated to producing and publishing videogames. We’re told…


The Japanese ghost stories that give What Remains of Edith Finch its eeriness

What Remains of Edith Finch is rooted in Japanese horror as much as it is Lovecraftian. That’s why Giant Sparrow, the team behind the game, is pretty happy with its localized title over in Japan: ????????????????? or, translated back to English, What Happened at the Strange Estate of the Finch Family. The long name calls to mind some of Lovecraft’s own eerie tales, like A Reminiscence of Dr. Samuel Johnson or the even longer Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family. Giant Sparrow also shared a message on the game’s Japanese site, which you can read in English on their blog.…