Lost Words: Beyond the Page
Lost Words: Beyond the Page is an award winning atmospheric narrative game with a moving story written by Rhianna Pratchett. It’s set in the pages of a young girl’s diary and sees players using words to solve puzzles based on their meaning as well as making choices that help shape the story. It’s about a young girl named Izzy who is aspiring to be a writer but when her gran becomes very ill, Izzy uses the fantasy world that she’s writing about as a means of exploring what the issues she’s going through in the real world.
Studio: Sketchbook Games / @GamesSketchbook
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Single Player only
Release: Out now on Google Stadia. Coming 2021 to Steam, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Switch.
Meet the Makers:
“Sketchbook Games believe that videogames are the ultimate storytelling medium and they make games with the aim of creating unique, moving experiences for players. Founded by former EA, Sony and Lionhead game designer, Mark Backler, Sketchbook are currently working the multi-award winning Lost Words: Beyond the Page, which features a story by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett and a soundtrack by the BAFTA nominated composer David Housden.”