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Wales Interactive cordially invites you to brave the nightmares of ‘Maid of Sker’

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LONDON, April 28, 2020 – Wales Interactive, the minds behind Don’t Knock Twice, The Bunker and The Complex, is announcing check-in dates for your trip for the spookiest summer season with new survival-horror title Maid of Sker. Guests of Hotel Sker will be able to play the game first on Steam, Xbox One, and Playstation 4 in June 2020, while Maid of Sker will be launching on Nintendo Switch October 2020.

Check out the trailer here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I2d0uk7u5c

Steeped in rich Welsh folklore, Maid of Sker draws players back to 1898 to adventure through the notoriously macabre Hotel Sker. With multiple ways for your stay at Hotel Sker to come to an end, use your time wisely as you navigate the halls and grounds employing no-weapon survival tactics, and relying on your ability to keep quiet to stay breathing.

Maid of Sker is brought to you through a collaboration of the twisted folks at Wales Interactive and the writing talent behind Don’t Knock Twice and SOMA and is inspired by the folk story of Elisabeth Williams – the tragic tale of a Welsh woman in the 1800’s losing her life after her father locks her away in her room to die of heartbreak. Maid of Sker brings a story of a family empire driven by a supernatural mystery that suffocates the grounds of the hotel. Tia Kalmaru is also lending her voice to the game to recreate Welsh hymns in theme with Maid of Sker’s terrifying tone.

Features

  • 3D sound-based AI system as the core survival mechanic.

  • A chilling story inspired by Welsh folklore fusing psychological, gothic and British horror.

  • Realistic visuals featuring 4k uncapped on PC and enhancements on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

  • Re-imagining of famous Welsh hymns Calon Lân (A Pure Heart), Suo-Gân (Welsh Lullaby) and Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through the Night) from the spine-chilling voice of Tia Kalmaru.

On the announcement of their new game, Managing Director David Banner stated “We’re so excited to be announcing Maid of Sker. For us at Wales Interactive Maid of Sker is a fantastic chance to share some Welsh heritage with the rest of the gaming world and frighten them all at the same time!”

You can download the press kit here.

About Wales Interactive
Wales Interactive is a multi-award winning video game and interactive movie developer & publisher, based in South Wales, UK. Our catalogue of titles include Maid of Sker, The Complex, Late Shift, The Bunker, Don’t Knock Twice, The Shapeshifting Detective and more. We are passionate about video games and our aim is to create original games that entertain the world as well as put Wales on the video games map. Find out more here.

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