Factsheet

Developer:
Eastshade Studios
Based in Bellevue, WA Unite States

Release date:
2018

Platforms:
Windows
Mac
Linux

Website:
eastshade.com/eastshade

Regular Price:

TBA

Description

Eastshade is a first-person, open world exploration game where you are a traveling painter, exploring the island of Eastshade. Capture the world on canvas using your artist’s easel. Talk to the inhabitants to learn about their lives. Make friends and help those in need. Discover mysteries and uncover secrets about the land. Surmount natural impasses to reach forgotten places. Experience how your actions impact the world around you.

History

Eastshade was first revealed in February 2016, to positive acclaim from both the media and the community. Still in development, the game is planned for a PC release, with other platforms TBC.

Features

  • Compose paintings anywhere in the world and offer them to characters to gain items, knowledge, and unlock secrets.
  • Interact with the locals through dynamic conversations with discoverable topics and branching dialogue.
  • Acquire materials and schematics to surmount obstacles.
  • Actions and dialogue decisions affect future interactions and outcomes as you meet new characters.

Videos

Official Trailer YouTube

A first look at painting YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (7MB)
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download logo files as .zip (135KB)
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Selected Articles

  • "Explore and paint in Eastshade's gorgeous open world"
    - Christopher Livingston, PC Gamer
  • "Eastshade is a curious entry into the “are games art?” debate."
    - David Rudin, Killscreen
  • "I’m intrigued."
    - Nathan Grayson, Kotaku

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About Eastshade Studios

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Eastshade Studios is an American independent game studio founded by Danny Weinbaum.

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Eastshade Credits

Danny Weinbaum
Founder, Design, Art, Programming, Writing, Sound

Jaclyn Ciezadlo
Design, Writing, Illustration

Phoenix Glendinning
Music

Daniel Merticariu
Character Art

Charlene Lebrun
Publicist


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