Independent video game developer Night School Studio and publisher MWM Interactive have unveiled OXENFREE II: Lost Signals, the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning narrative adventure game OXENFREE.
Five years after the events of the first installment, OXENFREE II: Lost Signals features an all-new cast of characters for a supernatural mystery thriller that they will shape through the choices they make. A first trailer for OXENFREE II: Lost Signals, was revealed Yesterday at the Nintendo Indie World Showcase.
“Words cannot begin to express how happy I am to finally talk about OXENFREE II: Lost Signals,” said Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio. “OXENFREE is such a special game to us, and it has been an incredible experience to revisit this world. We’re eager to welcome our players back while inviting newcomers to embark on an adventure with an entirely new cast of characters that retains the weird, heartfelt, and personalized experience of the original.”
OXENFREE II: Lost Signals is a player-driven narrative game that follows the story of Riley, an environmental researcher who returns to her hometown of Camena to investigate mysterious radio frequency signals that are disrupting the town’s electronics and stumbles upon ghostly events.
OXENFREE II: Lost Signals will provide players with an exciting and original story as they immerse themselves in a paranormal mystery. With Night School Studio’s signature realistic dialogue system, players will be able to shape their experiences in a deep and personal way.
“We are such huge fans of OXENFREE and Night School Studio’s impact on the storytelling in games. Their deep characters and incredible writing are iconic and we are excited to help bring players back into this world,” said Ethan Stearns, executive vice president of MWM Interactive.
“OXENFREE II: Lost Signals will continue to build on what players loved so much about the original, with a new story that carries the essence of OXENFREE while providing an entry point into the franchise for those who didn’t play the first game. ” He added.
Night School Studio Information
Night School is an independent studio focused on the intersection of story and interactivity, founded in 2014 by cousins Sean Krankel and Adam Hines. Telltale and Disney veterans are combining their vast entertainment knowledge to create games that are full of wonder, danger, and humor. OXENFREE, the studio’s first game, received critical acclaim and was nominated for a D.I.C.E award for Outstanding Achievement in Story and a SXSW Game Award for Excellence in Narrative. Night School Studio can be found at www.nightschoolstudio.com and on Twitter at @nightschoolers.
MWM Interactive is a brand of MWM Interactive.
MWMi is a publisher of interactive entertainment dedicated to bringing players innovative, fun, beautiful, artful, and compelling games from independent developers all over the world. MWMi takes the approach of empowering creators, allowing them to lead with their vision, and connecting them with their audiences. The game company is based in Los Angeles and is a division of Madison Wells, a leading media company.