Press release

SOEDESCO® teases new first-person horror mystery game Charon's Staircase

Immersive psychological horror to launch in Q4 2022 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – 12 May 2022 - Back in August last year, SOEDESCO announced their partnership with Spanish independent video game developer Indigo Studios. Today, SOEDESCO reveals in a new teaser video the premise and the ominous atmosphere of the upcoming first-person horror mystery game Charon's Staircase

Watch the teaser: 

About the Teaser  
The teaser that was released today shows areas of the dark and grim Oack Grove. Inspired by the vintage Central-European era, the atmosphere of Charon's Staircase gives off a dark Victorian ambience. As the story unfolds in the teaser, it also shows a glimpse of the horror players will be facing in the game. 

SOEDESCO confirms today that the game is planned to launch in Q4 this year.

Epic Games Store:

Title: Charon's Staircase
Developer: Indigo Studios 
Genre: First-person, Horror, Mystery
Hashtag: #CharonsStaircase

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Game page: Charon's Staircase
Store page: Steam | Epic Games Store

About Charon's Staircase
In the 1970s, a totalitarian regime known as The Ministry ruled with an iron fist. They committed numerous inhumane and sinister acts during their reign, but those days are over, as they now aspire to join the European Union.

You play as an agent codenamed: ‘Desmond’, sent by The Ministry who is tasked with retrieving and destroying classified documents from the Oack Grove estate, that reveal the horrifying activities that happened in the past. Your journey, however, leads you to an unpleasant and gruesome discovery – Project Alpha.

  • Uncover the secrets about Project Alpha and discover what The Ministry has been hiding for years
  • Survive a hellish nightmare and escape the horrors of Oack Grove
  • Solve the mysteries and puzzles that you encounter during your mission
  • Explore a dark and stunning atmosphere inspired by the 70s Central European era

SOEDESCO is an independent video game developer, publisher and distributor founded in 2002 by Soedesh Chauthi with its headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and offices in Madrid, Spain & Pilsen, Czech Republic. We deliver creative content across multiple genres and platforms for a worldwide audience in physical and digital formats. 

Our portfolio consists of titles such as Petit Island, Lemon CakeBunny ParkAiroheartMonster CrownOwlboySaint KotarMonstrum, and Among the Sleep, as well as original SOEDESCO IPs Truck Driver®Adam’s Venture®Real Farm and Dollhouse

More information about SOEDESCO® and their products can be found on the company's website or by following @SOEDESCO on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

About Indigo Studios
Indigo Studios is an independent game development company, the main focus of their productions are games with great storylines and suggestive atmospheres with very developed scripts. They are also specialized in the creation of original soundtracks and the dramatic treatment of scripts of all kinds.