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Röki

Röki review

Hidden folks

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23 hours ago

The Steam Autumn Sale is on, as are Steam Awards nominations

Oh dear, is it that time already? Yes indeed, the Steam Autumn Sale has arrived, bringing the seasonal discounts on thousands of games. Awards season is upon as as well, so they've opened up nominations for the yearly Steam Awards. You can vote and reap the discounts from now until December 1st at 10am PST / 6pm GMT.

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4 months ago

Feature: Music to our ears

Röki’s music sounds as gorgeous as the game looks

Polygon Treehouse's excellent adventure game Röki is out today, and as you may have seen from my Röki review, I was rather enamoured with it. It's a lovely, heartwarming and beautiful-looking game, but its soundtrack deserves special mention as well. Composed by Aether, Röki's music is full of poignant and exquisite melodies that really drive home the game's folkloric roots and fairytale environment, so I…

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Feature: Hidden folks

Röki review

How refreshing it is to have a Scandinavian-inspired story that isn't about detectives in woolly jumpers unearthing all manner of grisly nasties from the crisp white snow. Röki's young heroine Tove does do her fair share of digging in Polygon Treehouse's gorgeous point and click adventure, but instead of dead bodies she's collecting celestial stone discs, strange sophorus flowers, and jars of sticky black goo…

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6 months ago

Nordic adventure Röki emerges from the woods next month

Admittedly, I wouldn't mind getting lost in Röki's mysterious forests. Making an appearance during today's Guerrilla Collective steam, Polygon Treehouse's chilled fantasy has found its way out of the gamedev forest, emerging from the treeling with a new trailer and a release date that'll bring the folklore adventure to Steam and GOG in a little over a month.

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1 year ago

Explore Scandinavian forest folklore in upcoming Röki

What’s hiding away in the dark, cold forests of Röki? A handful of Scandinavian folklore, some puzzles for you to dig in and solve, and “an emotional punch,” at least if developer Polygon Treehouse’s studio mission is anything to go by. So don’t say you weren’t warned.Here’s a nice calming “lullaby” trailer for your Saturday afternoon nap. It’s definitely not creepy at all. Don’t even…

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