Narrative Platformer Lost Words: Beyond the Page Launches Late 2019


Walnut Creek, CA – June 7, 2019 - Publisher Modus Games and developer Sketchbook Games announced today that the highly lauded upcoming Lost Words: Beyond the Page will include Nintendo Switch when it debuts this December on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. A new trailer released today introduces a beautifully crafted tale set against a vibrant and rich visual backdrop telling the story of a young, aspiring writer and a fantasy world where words wield immense power.

Penned by renowned writer Rhianna Pratchett, Lost Words: Beyond the Page is a captivating adventure wrapped in an overarching and undeniably touching meta-narrative, exploring powerful themes of love, relationships, loss and grief. The title has already gained more than a dozen accolades and game awards throughout its time in development, including ‘Best Indie Game’ at Game Connection Paris, ‘Special Selection Indie Award’ at Reboot Develop and more.

Lost Words: Beyond the Page puts players in the role of a young girl and her adventures through the wondrous fantasy world of Estoria. Players interact with the words themselves to solve challenging puzzles and unique platforming segments to progress through an evolving and aesthetically wondrous landscape. Weaving together an incredible tapestry of game design, writing and music, Lost Words: Beyond the Page is poised to be one of 2019’s most moving and unforgettable titles.

Keep up with Lost Words: Beyond the Page at https://www.lostwordsgame.com and wishlist on Steam now. Find out what Modus is up to on the Official Website or on Twitter.

Lost Words: Beyond the Page is also supported by Creative England and Microsoft’s Greenshoots Programme, The Wellcome Trust, Games Co London and The UK Games Fund.


About Modus Games

Modus Games is the premier global publisher of video games across all major platforms and genres. The label prides itself on collaborating with talented developers around the world to bring innovative gameplay experiences to the masses. For more information, visit www.modusgames.com

About Sketchbook Games

Sketchbook Games is a multi-award-winning studio founded by game designer Mark Backler, who previously worked at companies such as EA, Lionhead, and Sony, on a variety of games including Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and the BAFTA award winning Fable 2. The company is based at the Colchester Games Hub and is developing Lost Words: Beyond the Page in collaboration with Fourth State.


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