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Classic Australian Novella Storm Boy Game Now Available On Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY, NSW – Nov. 20, 2018 – Storm Boy: The Game, an adaptation of the classic novella exploring the friendship between a child and his pet pelican, lands today on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.

Developed by Blowfish Studios, Storm Boy: The Game follows a young child living with his father on the South Australian coastline, who rescues and befriends a baby pelican, Mr. Percival.

Alongside the retelling of Colin Thiele’s beloved story, Storm Boy: The Game features a diverse collection of entertaining and relaxing minigames. Toss fish into baby pelicans’ mouths to help them grow. Play fetch with Mr. Percival and see how far he’ll go to retrieve the ball. Surf the sands, sail the seas, and soar the skies around pristine beaches and beautiful lagoons.

“Storm Boy means so much to us at Blowfish Studios,” said Ellen Jurik, game director, Storm Boy: The Game. “It’s been a wonderful opportunity to adapt this classic Australian story into an interactive medium and we’re proud to share our work with the world.”

Storm Boy: The Game is out now in English for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, and the Mac App Store for $5.99 USD. iOS and Android versions are available for $2.99 USD.

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Classic Novel Adaptation Storm Boy Lands Nov 20th on Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY, NSW – Oct. 23, 2018 – Storm Boy: The Game, an adaptation of the novella exploring the friendship between a child and his pet pelican, soars to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, iOS, and Android on Nov. 20, 2018.

Based on Colin Thiele’s beloved 1964 children’s book, Storm Boy: The Game is an interactive telling that allows players to experience this classic story in a new medium, taking control of the eponymous protagonist and his amiable pelican companion, Mr. Percival, as the pair explores the lush natural beauty of the Coorong lagoon and South Australia’s majestic coastline.

Developed by Blowfish Studios, this adaptation recreates key moments from the tale while also introducing a variety of entertaining and relaxing mini-games to relish. These activities include sailing, bird feeding, sand surfing, cockle hunting, playing fetch, drawing, and more.

“Our team is proud to translate Storm Boy into the world of games and provide players with a new way to enjoy this heartfelt story, whether they grew up with it or are experiencing it for the first time,” said Ellen Jurik, Storm Boy: The Game’s director, Blowfish Studios. “We can’t wait for everyone to see what we’ve done and are happy to announce our Nov. 20 release date.”

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The Beloved Classic Australian Children’s Book Storm Boy Coming to Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY – Aug. 6, 2018 – Storm Boy: The Game, an adaptation of the novella exploring the friendship between a child and his pet pelican, will soar to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, iOS, and Android in late 2018, Blowfish Studios announced today.

Based on Colin Thiele’s 1964 children’s book of the same name, Storm Boy takes place on the beaches of South Australia near the mouth of the Murray River, where the titular protagonist rescues orphaned pelican chicks, one of whom later becomes the child’s pet and faithful companion, Mr. Percival.

Experience an interactive retelling of the classic tale by taking control of both Storm Boy and Mr. Percival in key moments, such as when the pair rescued stranded sailors during a storm. Relive their friendship and enjoy seaside activities across a wide assortment of fun and relaxing mini-games, including sand drawing, sailing, cockle hunting, playing fetch, sand surfing, pelican feeding, and more.

Players can also enjoy Storm Boy by flying around the Coorong amongst flocks of other birds or alone, taking in painterly, dream-like views of the untamed lagoons and coastline.

“Storm Boy is a classic piece of literature in Australia, and we’re proud to adapt it for a new medium,” said Ellen Jurik, Senior Producer, Blowfish Studios. “We hope players of all ages will enjoy this story, whether it’s for the first time or through a new lens, and can’t wait to share it with the world when we release it for consoles, PC, and mobile devices later this year.”

Storm Boy will be playable ahead of its release later this year PAX West and PAX Australia.

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