Dontnod announces first game as third-party publisher

Story-driven war title due next year.

Life is Strange developer Dontnod has announced its first game as a third-party publisher.

Gerda: A Flame in Winter is a new narrative game from Danish studio PortaPlay and was announced at the recent Nintendo Indie Showcase.

Players will take the role of a nurse during the German occupation of Denmark in World War 2.

The game is story-driven and gameplay will involve a mix of exploration, dialogue, and resource and relationships management as the game poses the question: how far would you go to protect your loved ones?

As the announcement trailer shows, the game features a lovely painterly art style. The focus on story is also in-line with Dontnod's previous games Life is Strange, Tell Me Why, and the most recent Twin Mirror.

Gerda: A Flame in Winter is due for release next year on Switch and PC (via Steam).

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (4)

About the author

Ed Nightingale

Ed Nightingale

News reporter

Ed is Reporter at Eurogamer, with an interest in streaming, people and communities, and giving a voice to marginalised people.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Supporters only

Comments (4)

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading
Eurogamer.net

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch
Explore our store