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Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit Celebrates Release with Steam Sale and New Accolades Trailer

Release marked with appropriate Steam sale, new trailer.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Thunderful and Tag Of Joy are celebrating the critically acclaimed mystery adventure game Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit, released this May with a brand-new accolades trailer. To toast its success, Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit will be part of the Thunderful Steam sale later today, with a 20% discount running until July 28 for $ 15.99 / € 15.99 / £ 13.59.


The new accolades trailer highlights what makes this point and click adventure stand out and why fans of the genre should meet this colorful cast of characters and uncover the secrets they’re hiding.


>From enigmatic anonymous messages to logic-testing conundrums, to classic item puzzles, Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit is packed with a variety of satisfying mysteries and puzzles for you to solve. For some of them, you might even have to change Milda’s outfit, from clothes to hairstyle. Of course, you can also just tweak her look for fun! As you explore the game’s rich hand-painted scenes, you’ll meet a host of fun and eccentric characters, all with fully voiced dialogue, further building a rich world that’s a pleasure to inhabit.

Headed up by the art director from Broken Sword 2.5, Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit takes inspiration from adventure classics like Broken Sword and Syberia, while offering a modern and unique take on the genre that showcases underexplored locations across Eastern Europe, along with their fascinating history. Explore a beguiling hand-painted world full of life, rich with history and threaded with conspiratorial intrigue.


“We are really happy about the positive reception and praise Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit has gotten so far,” said game director Šarūnas Ledas. “We really enjoyed making our own adventure game inspired by the classics and we hope even more people will get to experience it!”


Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit will be discounted on Steam from today at 7pm CET / 10am PDT / 1pm EDT.

Thunderful Games
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Tag of Joy
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Website: https://www.tagofjoy.lt/


About Thunderful
Thunderful Group is a group of companies that develops, publishes and invests in games as well as distributes Nintendo products, games, game accessories and toys. Founded in 2017 Thunderful Games is one of the two business segments in Thunderful Group, the other being Thunderful Distribution. Over the last few years Thunderful Games has, organically and via acquisitions, grown into a global organization with eight development studios and over 300 employees. Besides the award-winning internal development pipeline, Thunderful Games also publishes a large number of third-party titles and invests in external game projects.


About Tag of Joy
Tag of Joy is an award-winning, creativity-powered independent development studio focused on innovating games technologically, visually, and gameplay-wise. In 2014, the studio released Monster Buster, the first of its kind AR, location-based, treasure hunting, and monster collecting game for mobile. Currently, the team is aiming to bring novel ideas to narrative games. The studio has received multiple awards throughout the years and was a finalist at the Unity Awards in 2013 and 2015. More information can be found on their official website and Twitter.


Media Contact
Plan of Attack on behalf of Thunderful
Kyle Muensterman (Americas)
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Bethany Wright (EU & Oceania)
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