Thunder Lotus Games Reveals ​Sundered’s ​Release Date, Epic New Trailer

July 14, 2017|Rodrigue Duperron

Montreal, Canada – July 14, 2017 – To the delight of the studio’s fans and indie game enthusiasts worldwide, Thunder Lotus Games has revealed – via an eye-catching new trailer – that its hotly anticipated hand-drawn Metroidvania Sundered will be released on July 28th, 2017 on PC/Mac/Linux and PlayStation®4.

Pre-orders are live today on Steam, PlayStation®Store, GOG, and Uplay PC. The studio is also celebrating the imminent release of its sophomore production with a victory lap for its first: the award-winning Jotun will be free to own on Steam this weekend, while a physical edition of Jotun has been released through popular publisher Limited Run Games.

“I’m extremely excited to announce that Sundered is releasing on July 28th!” said Will Dubé, Creative Director and President of Thunder Lotus Games in a blog post accompanying the launch trailer. “From the announcement, to the Kickstarter, to the alphas and betas, the fans have supported us. We thank them with all our hearts and hope to blow their f****** minds!”

Sundered​ will be released on July 28th, 2017 on PC/Mac/Linux and PlayStation®4, Pre-orders start today

Sundered ​will be released worldwide on July 28th, 2017 on PlayStation®4, Steam, GOG, Humble Store, Origin, Uplay PC and Twitch. It will retail for 19.99$ USD. Media partners are invited to request review codes and interviews from the developer’s communications head at ​

Discounted pre-orders for the title are available now on Steam, PlayStation®Store, GOG and Uplay PC.

Sundered​ gets an epic new launch trailer, titled ​Resist or Embrace

Sundered’s ​release date was revealed via an eye-catching new trailer for the game. The launch trailer, titled ​Resist or Embrace​, evocatively opens on a lone figure in a sandstorm and a narration from the game’s protagonist Eshe. Audibly teetering on the brink of madness, Eshe describes the cyclic challenges of the game’s corrupted world, concluding that her salvation hangs on a choice to either resist or embrace its evils.

The ​Sundered ​Resist or Embrace Trailer can be viewed here: ​

Sundered’s full press kit can be found here:

Jotun​ free weekend on Steam and GOG and Limited Run edition

To celebrate the imminent launch of its sophomore production, Thunder Lotus is offering its first game, the award-winning hand-drawn action exploration game ​Jotun: Valhalla Edition, ​for free on Steam from now until Monday, July 17th. All activations of ​Jotun ​throughout the period will be owned permanently .

Finally, Thunder Lotus is pleased to announce the release of ​Jotun: Valhalla Edition​ on physical disc for the PlayStation 4 through publisher Limited Run Games. Limited to 4,800 copies available worldwide, the region-free limited physical edition is available now through Limited Run.


Sundered on Steam:

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Sundered on Uplay:

Jotun: Valhalla Edition on Steam:

Jotun: Valhalla Edition on GOG:

Jotun: Valhalla Edition limited physical edition on Limited Run Games:

About ​Sundered

Sundered ​is a horrifying fight for survival and sanity, a hand-drawn epic from the creators of Jotun​. You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever-changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity. Resist or Embrace. Coming to PlayStation®4, Windows, Mac, and Linux on July 28th, 2017.

For screenshots and more information about ​Sundered​, please refer to the press kit here:

About Thunder Lotus Games

After quitting his job in January 2014, Will Dubé and friends brought the hand-drawn action-exploration game ​Jotun ​to Kickstarter in July of the same year. Raising over $64,000 from 2,299 backers, ​Jotun ​was also Greenlit in under a week. ​Jotun ​released to wide acclaim on Steam in September 2015. The updated ​Jotun: Valhalla Edition​ was released on the Wii UTM system, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in September 2016. ​Sundered​, Thunder Lotus Games’ sophomore creation, will be released in July 2017.

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