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Paris, 1er September 2022 – DON’T NOD, an independent video game creation and development studio and publisher, and PortaPlay are pleased to announce the launch of their all-new RPG-lite narrative experience: Gerda: A Flame in Winter.

Gerda: A Flame in Winter is now available on Nintendo Switch and Steam, with a 10% discount to celebrate the launch, during the first week of release.

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This intimate story takes place in Denmark during the Second World War, under German occupation. The players will follow in the footsteps of Gerda Larsen, a civilian nurse who sees her quiet life suddenly change.

Gerda is not a heroine like the others and it is not a typical war game. This is a human adventure lived not on the front line, but in the small Danish village of Tinglev, where she grew up. The young nurse has no weapons to brandish, nor an army at her disposal. To save her husband arrested by the Gestapo, she can only count on herself and on the relations she maintains with the village and its inhabitants.

Gerda: A Flame in Winter is a poignant narrative game inspired by real events and true stories of civilians who tried to resist oppression by all means, under the German occupation of Denmark. As Gerda, players will face moral dilemmas. The young woman will try to navigate a much more complex world, now faced with perilous situations and difficult choices to make, while trying to stay true to herself.

How far would you go to protect your loved ones?

Oskar Guilbert, CEO of DON’T NOD says: “We are proud to have accompanied PortaPlay in bringing this intimate war story to life. Gerda: A Flame in Winter, is the first Intellectual Property we publish that is developed by an external studio. This creation fits perfectly into our editorial strategy because we consider that it contains this unique “DON’T NOD DNA”. »

Hans Von Knut Skovfoged, CEO and Creative Director at PortaPlay adds: “We are very happy to finally be able to put Gerda: A Flame in Winter in the hands of the players and look forward to hearing their impressions. This title is very important to us and we really hope they like it. Gerda: A Flame in Winter is inspired by true stories of civilians during the Second World War, in particular that of my grandmother, a member of the Resistance, who had to face oppression. We are grateful to DON’T NOD for believing in Gerda and supporting us on this adventure, to tell this story. »

Gerda: A Flame in Winter is now available on Nintendo Switch and Steam, with a 10% discount.

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DON’T NOD is an independent French publisher and developer based in Paris and Montreal, creator of original narrative games in the adventure genres (LIFE is STRANGE TMTELL ME WHY TMTWIN MIRROR TM), RPG (VAMPYR TM) and action (REMEMBER ME TM). The studio is internationally recognized for its unique narrative experiences, featuring strong stories and engaging characters, and has worked with major industry publishers: Square Enix, Microsoft, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Focus Entertainment and Capcom. DON’T NOD now aims to create and publish its own Intellectual Properties, developed internally as well as to share its knowledge and experience, in order to collaborate with third-party developers whose editorial vision resonates with that of the company.

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About PortaPlay

PortaPlay is an independent developer who has been creating games for more than 12 years in Copenhagen, thanks to a team of about fifteen people, with experience in independent games, serious games and AAA+.

PortaPlay develops games about war and conflict, told from the perspective of the women and men who endure it, with challenging gameplay and storytelling grounded in reality. Experiences that immerse you in the lives of characters and their stories and challenge you to make tough decisions, all delivered with a high level of accessibility.

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