Barcelona, Spain / Giebelstadt, Germany, September 24th 2019: Are you aware, that according to a recent study, published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, about 27% - or in numbers: more than 28.000 - of animal species on our planet Earth are threatened with irreversible extinction? That’s thousands of species such as Rhinos, Lions, Tigers, Seals, and Bears, jeopardized by pollution, hunting and the ever increasing loss of their natural habitats.
Imagine now, mankind, in its neverending effort to ravage the planet, has brought even the beautiful and cunning foxes - one of the most adaptable creatures of the animal kingdom - close to extinction. It will be your mission to safely guide a fox mother, the last of her kind, and her three vulnerable cubs through the dystopian future of an exploited Earth, where there is barely enough room or food for them to survive. On her journey to find the last safe haven, the vixen has to be sly to avoid hunters, find and gather food for her family, and overcome all dangers that lie ahead.
While leading the skulk to safety, the pups will grow (level up), learn new helpful skills and get stronger. As your challenges increase, so will the stakes of your decisions of how to protect your younglings from looming perma-death. Can you give this Endling a last glimmer of hope?
"We are truly and deeply worried about climate change and natural disasters caused by humans. This game aims to help raise awareness about real environmental issues."
Endling – Extinction is Forever is a sidescrolling 3D survival adventure developed by Spanish Herobeat Studios for PC, Xbox® One, PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™ and scheduled to release in 2021. The game is powered by Unreal Engine 4.
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About Endling – Extinction is Forever
Experience what life would be like in a world ravaged by mankind through the eyes of the last fox on Earth in this eco-conscious adventure. Discover the destructive force of the human race, as it corrupts, pollutes and exploits the most precious and valuable resources of the natural environments day by day. Explore Endling's 3D side-scrolling world and use the cover of night to stealthily guide your litter towards a safer place.
- Explore devastated environments based on real current issues.
- Hunt other animals to feed your cubs and avoid becoming the prey.
- Put your survival instinct to the test and get involved in emotionally taxing decisions.
- Bring your pups to the last safe haven where humans cannot harm them.
- Care for your cubs, feed them, and teach them new skills to make them less vulnerable.
About Herobeat Studios
Herobeat Studios is an independent video game studio based in Barcelona, Spain. The team is composed of former colleagues with a wide range of experience in video game development. The team members share a deep concern about environmental issues and animal welfare. This inspired them to join forces and create something meaningful that explores these issues.
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