From Press Release:
STOCKHOLM – September 7, 2022 – Developer Hyper Games and publisher Raw Fury are thrilled to come together and bring the beloved world of Moomin to PC and consoles in Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley. The Moomin characters come from the brilliant mind of writer, artist, and world-renowned cartoonist Tove Jansson.
This musical adventure will task you with helping Snufkin restore the harmony of Moominvalley, which has been tainted by the spread of grotesque parks that threaten to ruin the valley’s natural balance. The game is an ambient and cozy adventure experience for both kids and adults, and combines open-world mechanics with puzzles, stealth and melodic elements.
To highlight that the game will also be localized and distributed in Japan, Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley will be available at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, which runs from Thursday, September 15 until Sunday, September 18 and is located at the Norwegian Games booth (2-S01).
About the Game
Join Snufkin in this musical adventure about restoring harmony and balance to Moominvalley, protecting it from the industrious Park Keeper. Enjoy a cozy atmosphere with memorable characters, a lovingly crafted narrative complemented by fun puzzles, adventure and songs.
- A cozy adventure game in a gorgeous storybook art style
- Story-rich gameplay full of charming characters to meet and musical puzzles to solve
- Explore the world of Moominvalley, inspired by creator Tove Jansson’s original stories
- Cleverly combine your harmonica, stealth, and your friends’ tricks to outsmart the Park Keeper and open up Moominvalley for all to enjoy
- A fantastic atmospheric soundtrack in collaboration with Sigur Rós
About Hyper Games
Hyper Games are a Norwegian-based developer. To date they are known for Eggggg and Mørkredd, and are currently working on Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley.
About Moomin Characters
Moomin Characters Oy Ltd is the official copyright holder of all the Moomin characters. All characters from Moominvalley are trademark registered worldwide. The Moomins are central characters in a series of books and comic strips written by Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson between 1945 and 1980. They are one of Finland’s biggest exports and have a global fan base.
The company was founded in the 1950s by Tove Jansson (1914-2001) and her brother Lars Jansson to manage the Moomin copyright and is still run by family members. Rights and Brands is the worldwide licensing agent of the company.
About Raw Fury
Raw Fury is a boutique indie (un)publisher founded in 2015 by Jonas Antonsson, Gordon Van Dyke, and David Martinez. We do not care about genres or mechanics. We care about experiences and emotions. We want to help developers make magic.