Headup and Devespresso Games have announced that their upcoming “story-driven Oz-esque adventure” Scarlet Hood & the Wicked Wood finally has a release date. The game was originally planned for release in February, but developers felt that it needed more time and pushed the date back. The new release date is April 8, 2021.
Developers revealed a number of new or altered features coming to the game including the fact that the entire game will be released on April 8th rather than episodically as was originally planned. In addition, the game will launch in seven languages: English, Korean, German, French, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.
Other key features include:
- a narrative time loop
- “ridiculous puzzles”
- multi-path storyline
- multiple endings based on decisions made
- hand-drawn graphics
- witching skills to avoid detection
Check out the Scarlet Hood & the Wicked Wood official site to learn more.
About Scarlet Hood & the Wicked Wood
SH&tWW is a story-driven adventure game. As Scarlet, you must relive seven days of misfortune, and make a series of decisions to guide your Munchkin troupe safely out of the Wicked Wood. Experience branching outcomes based on your decisions. Most importantly, immerse yourself in a bewitching story of fantastic adventure!
Scarlet, the protagonist and a diva in the making, awakes in the realm of Glome after being flung over by a rogue tornado. She discovers an electrifying world brimming with magic, beauty, and artifacts from a mysterious bygone culture. Her strange journey begins when she takes up the mantle of the Red Witch and leads a troupe of Munchkins through the forbidden Wicked Wood.