Welcome back to Introducing: The article where TBG keep you updated on some of the new and exciting titles on the horizon. Today we are looking at Thunderful Publishing and Maschinen-Mensch roguelike expedition simulation game, Curious Expedition, which is releasing on consoles for the first time at the end of the month. let’s take a look.
What is Curious Expedition?
Curious Expedition is a roguelike expedition simulation set in the late 19th century. Together with famous personalities players will venture on unprecedented expeditions to regions never before explored in search of fame, science and treasures in a procedurally generated world full of wonder and mystery.
- Experience your very own adventure through a procedural story which makes every game unique
- Explore procedurally generated worlds, each with its own distinctive set of challenges for the ambitious explorer
- Plan and equip your trek, as a good explorer is always prepared for any eventuality
A word from the Developers
“We’re thrilled to bring Curious Expedition to a brand new audience. Console players will get to experience the “ultimate edition” of the game, which has been improved through more than 50 updates on PC over the course of the past 5 years.” said Riad Djemili, CEO of Maschinen-Mensch.
“We believe the game is a perfect fit for consoles, as it’s structured around short paced sessions, but also provides plenty of depth and replayability, with lots of content to discover and unlock.”
Who are Maschinen-Mensch?
Maschinen-Mensch is a Berlin-based studio founded in April 2014 by Riad Djemili and Johannes Kristmann, combining 15 years of experience in professional AAA game productions. Among other projects, they worked on the multi-award winning game “Spec Ops: The Line” by YAGER Development. Maschinen-Mensch’s debut title Curious Expedition was first released in May 2015 on Steam Early Access. The team, which has grown to 8 people, is currently working on Curious Expedition 2, scheduled for release in 2020.
Who are Thunderful Publishing?
Thunderful Games was founded in December 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden as a sister company to game studios Image & Form and Zoink. This new collaboration means that the companies can now act more forcefully and bring something very attractive to the market.
When can we play?
Curious Expedition releases March 31st on PlayStation 4, April 2nd on Nintendo Switch, and April 3rd on Xbox One for $14.99 / €14.99.
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