HAIMRIK to be released on 5 June!

1C proudly announces that Haimrik – a game with a fresh approach to the action adventure genre – will be released on 5 June 2018 on Windows PC via SteamTM and other digital stores, and on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One via digital download. Developed by independent developer Below the Game, Haimrik makes good use of one of the greatest powers known to mankind – the power of words.

Players will have to choose their words carefully when guiding Haimrik, a young scribe and the game’s main hero, on his perilous journey through the treacherous pages of the Words Warriors’ magical book. Encountering various types of enemies, finding his way through intricate puzzles and completing tricky tasks, Haimrik gradually uncovers more about the origin of his newly-acquired powers. Becoming a Word Warrior himself, he literally walks on words, activating some and turning them into physical objects. If the word ‘fire’ burns him to a crisp, then ‘water’ can help him deal with it. But there are a lot more words in Haimrik’s dictionary and players will have to find the right combination to prevent him from dying a terrible, bloody death. The red of blood is one of the few colors used in the game, and it contrasts nicely with the hand-drawn sepia style of the medieval fairytale world. Together with the many eccentric characters and omnipresent dark humor, Haimrik is sure to entertain!

Awards for Haimrik - official selection at IndieCade Europe, nomination for the Gamer's Voice at the SXSW, nomination for Indie Awards at MomoCon in Atlanta!

A batch of new screenshots accompanies this press release: http://bit.ly/Haimrik_PressKit

The media are welcome to request review keys through pr@1cpublishing.eu or Keymailer.

About the game

This unique action adventure game lets you become Haimrik, a young scribe trying to make a living in a medieval town full of warriors, sorcerers, dragons and dragon-riding sorcerer-warriors. But one book changes his whole life. With the help of Masamba, a hungry lioness who will protect him while constantly trying to eat him, he’ll venture out to take on the evil king and his elite generals, the Word Warriors.

Fortunately, Haimrik commands the Power of the Words! These are the stones in the path Haimrik walks, and he brings them to life as he steps on each one, willingly or not. Haimrik will need to activate the right words to defeat the various enemies that challenge him across numerous Word Worlds, with new puzzles appearing constantly throughout the game.

In an added touch, Haimrik will undoubtedly die many horrific deaths, leaving pools of red blood contrasting with the otherwise plain sepia-toned world.

Be part of a medieval revolution against the Word King and his elite warriors, and change the way you see words and stories forever.

  • Unique action adventure built upon interactive words.
  • Medieval comedy full of dark humor and over-the-top cartoon violence.
  • Rare sepia-toned view of a medieval fantasy world.
  • Eccentric characters to meet and adventure with, like the lioness Masamba who will protect Haimrik from harm... when she’s not trying to eat him.

Game Information

Platform:        PC, Xbox One, PlayStation®4
Publisher:       1C Company
Developer:      Below the Game
Release date:  5 June 2018


Press kit:  http://bit.ly/Haimrik_PressKit
Latest Trailer: https://youtu.be/ZXnPwsQTwNE
Steam Store Page: store.steampowered.com/app/492180
Game website: www.haimrikgame.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/haimrikgame 

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About 1C:
Founded in 1991, 1C is a global games publisher with offices located in Europe and Russia. The company releases PC games through its global network of independent distribution partners, digitally and at retail.
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About Below the Game:

Below The Game is an Indie Videogame Studio based in Colombia that creates unique games, be it on the game mechanics or on the art side of them. We strongly believe the only way to make the industry take notice is to make games no one has seen before, and have had validation in many international venues for it, being finalists for Indiecade, Nominees for both SXSW Gamer’s Voice and IMGA and winners of the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for games.