Team17 signs stunning Dutch indie game Beyond Eyes

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Industry veteran Team17 have today announced their partnership with Netherlands based independent developer tiger & squid and together they will be releasing the beautiful exploration game Beyond Eyes onto console and home computers next year.

“I’m super excited to be part of Team17’s Partner Program because it gives me the opportunity to create the best version of Beyond Eyes possible, allowing me complete creative freedom while having Team17’s experienced support network in place. One of the great things about Team17 is that they love and support games in all shapes and sizes, providing all the feedback and help that the individual partners might need,” said Sherida Halatoe, developer at tiger & squid.

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Debbie Bestwick, Team17’s Managing Director added, “Both myself and everyone at Team17 are ecstatic that tiger & squid have joined our Indie Partnership Program! Sherida is incredibly talented and Beyond Eyes is as beautiful as it is touching. We can’t wait for you to play it.”

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Beyond Eyes is a beautiful game about Rae, a blind girl who uses her remaining senses to visualize the world around her.

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Rae isn’t like most other girls. She lost her eyesight in an accident and the experience left her traumatized. Fearing loud noises and public places, she hardly ever leaves her house.

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However, all that changes when her feline companion Nani unfortunately goes missing. You must now guide Rae on her moving journey to be reunited with Nani and guard her from the dangers she may encounter along the way.

Beyond Eyes is due for a 2015 release on console and home computers

Beyond Eyes will also be at EGX London this month (25th – 28th September). Those attending should head down to the Team17 stand, which can be found in the Rezzed area of the show floor, to get hands on with the exclusive first public playable demo of the game!

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Jim Smale

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