11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD LAUNCHES AHEAD OF WWI CENTENARY
9th November, 2018 – Richmond, UK: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is pleased to release 11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD, a narrative-driven, WWI experience created in collaboration with Aardman and DigixArt, available today for Playstation®4, Xbox One and PC.
11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD is an emotional adventure designed to chronicle the stories of the lives effected on both sides of the front lines 100 years ago. Players will control both Harry, a young Canadian photographer who has joined the war effort searching for adventure, and Kurt, a German engineer searching for his missing son.
The world is brought to life through a unique painterly style, whilst the combined voice acting talents of Elijah Wood and Sebastian Koch as Harry and Kurt, accompanied by an orchestral score from composer Olivier Deriviere, that will guide players through moments of both peace and despair.
"This is a very special game for a very special moment. Player will face choices, some with small consequences and some with big. This is a game about life during war, both on the battlefield and beyond” said Yoan Fanise, Creative Director of 11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD, DigixArt.
“We’re delighted to finally present players with the opportunity to experience the stories of Harry and Kurt on the front-lines during WWI” said Hervé Hoerdt, VP Marketing and Digital, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe. “This has been a passion project for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe and our partners Aardman and DigixArt. A result of our desire to connect more closely with players across Europe and create engaging, rich experiences that tell important stories, as well as entertain. We hope players enjoy playing as much as we have working together on this very important centenary project.”
“Creating compelling stories and evoking emotions, ultimately to affect people, is at the heart of everything we do at Aardman” said Daniel Efergan, Creative Director of Digital at Aardman Animations. “Put simply, 11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD is a story about two ordinary people – not unlike thousands of others from 100 years ago – thrown into an extraordinary situation.”
Players can also support charity WarChild through a paid-for-DLC, telling the story of two children, Jack and Eva, through a series of moving letters, drawing and photographs inspired by real life stories of children supported by the charity.
To know more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe’s other products go to:
# # #
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles, PC and mobile. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, DARK SOULS™, Dragon Ball, and ACE COMBAT™ as well as THE DARK PICTURES™, LITTLE NIGHTMARES™, 11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD™ and TWIN MIRROR™
Aardman, based in Bristol (UK) co-founded and run by Peter Lord and David Sproxton, is a world leader in animation. It produces feature films, series, advertising and games for both the domestic and international market. Their multi-award-winning productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm that reflects the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of the very special people who make up the Aardman team. The studio’s work is often imitated and yet the company continues to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning and amusing independent and commercial productions.
DigixArt is a video game development studio founded in 2015 in Montpellier, South of France. It's located in the famous innovation incubator Cap Omega. Its ambition is to offer meaningful and innovative gaming experiences to a wide audience. After the success of the first game Lost in Harmony™ in 2016, the team is bringing its experience to a second project on HD platforms. For more information about DigixArt please visit http://www.digixart.com/.