THIRSTY SUITORS Wins Special Jury Prize at 2022 Tribeca Games

Last night the Tribeca party announced the jury winners for this year’s official selections. For Tribeca Games – now in its second year – the 2022 Tribeca Games Award went to the Outer loop games– Developed RPG Thirsty suitorswith Evening school studioit is Oxenfree II: Lost Signals receive a special mention from the jury.

Tribeca said:

“For its original comedy, clever aesthetic, and innovative blend of storytelling and game mechanics, the Tribeca Games Award goes to Thirsty suitors!”

Thirsty suitors is an original turn-based RPG developed by Outerloop Games and will be published by Annapurna Interactive. Its synopsis,

“Jala is a young woman who returns home for her sister’s wedding and confronts her past. With wildly varied gameplay, Jala will battle skate punks, random suitors and, ultimately, her exes, in the ultimate battle to heal old wounds and ignite new truths, bringing Jala one step closer to understanding what she wants from her. coming. Will she be able to learn to love herself and heal the wounds of her past?

And here is the trailer for the game:

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals received a Special Mention from the 2022 Tribeca Games jury. Night School Studio’s sequel to its acclaimed 2016 horror adventure game (available on consoles, PC, Mac and mobile devices). It is set to debut on PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, and Nintendo Switch. It will be released by Netflix.

The synopsis,

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals is the stunning sequel to the critically acclaimed narrative adventure game Without beef from the night school studio. In the small coastal town of Camena, abnormal electromagnetic waves are causing interference with electrical and radio equipment. Reluctantly, Riley Poverly returns to her hometown to investigate the mystery. What she finds is more than she had expected.

The other games that made this year’s official selection are A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asoba Studio | Focus Entertainment), American Arcadia (Out of the Blue Studios | Raw Fury), As dusk falls (Indoor/Night | Xbox Game Studios), Cuphead – The delicious last dish (MDHR Studio), Immortality (Half Mermaid Productions), The little (Demagog Studio | Unpublished Tales), and Venba (Visa Games | [Publisher tbc] )

You can view the special Tribeca Games Spotlight presentation of this year’s selection here:

The Tribeca Games Festival has been taking place since 2021 as part of the broader Tribeca Film Festival offering to expand the scope to include interactive visual storytelling mediums. This year, the Tribeca Festival also celebrated its 20th anniversary.

According to their website:

“Tribeca Games at the Tribeca Festival celebrates the convergence of games, entertainment, and culture, showcasing storytelling, art, and gaming innovation. Tribeca champions all boundaries in the art of storytelling, and video games are at the forefront of pushing storytelling to ever greater heights.

The 2022 Tribeca Games Advisory Board included a mix of luminaries from the film and gaming space, including filmmaker Nia Dacosta; writer, producer and director Jon Favreau; co-founder of EA Bing Gordon; Game Awards Producer Geoff Keighley; visionary game designer Hideo Kojima; Creative Director of Remedy Entertainment Sam Lake; Head of Halo Transmedia & Entertainment Kiki Wolfkill; and Epic Games CCO Donald Mustard.

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