Creators of Earthworm Jim and The Neverhood Reveal What it Takes to Create 'Playable Art'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Indie dev studio Pencil Test, in partnership with Versus Evil, today released a new behind the scenes trailer that reveals the 'magic' used to create their new clay animation point and click adventure game, Armikrog.

Bucking the traditional development process, 'Giving Life to Tommynaut'  focuses on how the game's lead protagonist Tommynaut and his sidekick Beak Beak are brought to life through a combination of stop motion puppet and clay animation techniques with modern day technologies, creating a uniquely handcrafted video game experience. 

Creative team Ed Schofield and Mike Dietz from Pencil Test Studios along with Douglas TenNapel originally funded Armikrog on Kickstarter. The game will initially launch on PC, Mac and Linux platforms this Spring with a Wii U version of the game also in the works.

New Armikrog trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6zl3GuKf40

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About Versus Evil
Versus Evil, LLC is a US based independent video game publisher. The company was founded on the principles of helping independent game developers be financially and creatively successful in the highly competitive video games market. Led by group of AAA games industry veterans, Versus Evil's services include the full suite of publishing support such as brand marketing, community, social, PR, creative, production, QA, legal, distribution and other general business support. As a global publisher, the Versus Evil team is strategically placed around the world with presences in California, Texas, Maryland, New York, and London and works with indie studios in North America, South America, and Europe. The partnership with Skyshine Games makes Bedlam the latest addition to an impressive and growing 2015 roster of indie games including Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of the Bear, Armikrog, The Banner Saga 2, Toren, Kyn, Habitat, Guild of Dungeoneering and more.

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