The game will be available on 1Ahem September 2022

May 19, 2022. DONTNOD Entertainment, an independent publisher and studio that creates and develops video games, is pleased to announce the release date for Gerda: a llama in winterthe first game published by DONTNOD and developed by an external studio, PortaPlay.

This narrative RPG-lite experience will be released for Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) on oneAhem September 2022.

On this occasion, Oskar Guilbert, President and CEO of DONTNOD, declared: “ Gerda: A Flame in Winter is the first game developed in co-production with an external studio to be published by the DONTNOD teams. We instantly fell in love with the game and are thrilled to help PortaPlay bring this intimate and never-before-told story to life. We are convinced that this new Intellectual Property, which enriches our offer beyond internal production capacities, will strongly contribute to the creation of value for DONTNOD.. »

This heartwarming narrative game is set in the small Danish town of Tinglev during World War II and the German occupation. It is inspired by true events that Hans von Knut Skovfoged, Head of Development at PortaPlay, learned from his grandmother, a member of the Danish resistance. Players will follow in the footsteps of Gerda Larsen, an unexpected heroine, who will need to muster courage and determination when her life suddenly changes.

When she returns from the clinic where she works as a nurse, Gerda notices blood outside her house and discovers her husband, Anders, in the hands of the Gestapo; the latter is then arrested. He left behind important documents about the Resistance and it seems that many Danish and German lives now depend on Gerda’s next actions.

A war story told, not on the front lines, but in the intimate surroundings of the Danish village in which he grew up.

Gerda: a llama in winter will be available on Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) from 1Ahem September 2022 and now available to wishlist on Steam!

Find all the news about the game on DONTNOD’s social networks through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more information on PortaPlay, visit Twitter and on its official website.

About DONTNOD Entertainment

DONTNOD is an independent French publisher and developer based in Paris and Montreal, creator of original narrative games in the adventure genres (LIFE is STRANGETMTELL ME WHYTMDOUBLE MIRRORTM), RPG (VAMPIRETM) and action (REMEMBER METM). The studio is internationally recognized for its unique narrative experiences, with strong stories and engaging characters, and has worked with the industry’s top publishers: Square Enix, Microsoft, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Focus Entertainment and Capcom. DONTNOD now aims to create and publish its own intellectual properties, developed internally, as well as share its knowledge and experience, to collaborate with external developers whose editorial vision resonates with that of the company.

Enter the immersive and innovative universe of the studio on the dont-nod.com website

DONTNOD (ISIN code: FR0013331212 – ALDNE) is listed on Euronext Growth Paris


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PortaPlay is an independent developer that makes meaningful games. The studio has been designing games in Copenhagen for more than 12 years, thanks to an experienced team of about ten people, with experience in independent games, serious games and AAA+. PortaPlay develops games about war and conflict, told from the perspective of the men and women who support them, with challenging gameplay and reality-based storytelling. Experiences that immerse you in the lives of characters and their stories and challenge you to make difficult decisions, all delivered with a high level of accessibility.

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