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Simogo channels its Swedish folk-horror into a scary children’s book

Eerie adventure game Year Walk is headed to the Wii U, but rather than celebrate with a spin-off, or DLC, or other things game companies like to put out before a new release, Simogo has published an eBook called Year Walk Bedtime Stories for Awful Children to mark the occasion. Bedtime Stories for Awful Children is a collection of five gruesome short stories inspired by both the folk tales of Simogo’s native Sweden and the creatures that haunt Year Walk. With the gloom of Edward Gorey and art by Johanna Meijer, the Year Walk storybook includes such charming tales as:…

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Swoon to Simogo’s new "challenge-free experience" The Sailor’s Dream with us

Over their short but fertile career, the two-man team at Simogo has established a singular voice: perfectly unified in art, sound, and structure, experienced through the glossy sheen of an iDevice. Last year, their brisk, sprightly aesthetic began to give way, first to the almost death-metal-dark Year Walk, and then with the Lynchian Device 6.  Today, they’ve unveiled The Sailor’s Dream, which they consider the third part of the trifecta begun with Year Walk. Its short video trailer dropped on Kill Screen HQ like a neutron bomb full of pastel hues and gently plucked guitar strings. Described as “a challenge-free…