Hamburg, July 25th, 2013 - Deponia, Daedalic Entertainment’s award-winning point & click adventure game, is now also available at the official Mac App Store.
Deponia got special praise upon release for its humour, its bizarre world - the title-giving trash planet of Deponia – and its admirable characters.
‘Gameswelt’ rated the game 90 %, and stated: “Deponia is Daedalic’s perfect adventure game for all of you who love creative challenges.“ ‘GameStar’ rated Deponia 88% and called Daedalic Entertainment the “LucasArts from Germany.”
The Mac version of Deponia is scheduled to be priced at $21.99/€19.99/£15.49/¥1,900.
Rufus isn’t a pleasant guy. Ill-tempered and entirely too convinced of his own greatness, he lives at the edge of a small settlement somewhere in the most remote sector of the garbage-covered planet Deponia. He dreams of a better life in the floating cities of wealth and beauty high above the planetary surface. When the angelic Goal falls from these privileged spheres down into a neighboring trash heap, Rufus sees his chance. He decides to bring the unconscious beauty back to her home. Only a vague hope of making it off Deponia at first, he soon formulates an unscrupulous plan as he learns that he is a dead ringer for Goal’s upper-class husband. The planned handover soon dissolves into a wild chase full of twists, turns and mystifying mix-ups…
Deponia is a fast-paced comedy of errors and one of the most unusual love stories in gaming history. The twist-filled story takes its offbeat characters all over trash planet Deponia, a unique game world in the style of Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett and Matt Groening. The new adventure game from the makers of The Whispered World, Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav and A New Beginning is brought to life with detailed HD graphics, hand-painted backgrounds and top-quality cartoon animation.
About the Deponia series
Deponia is a trilogy: The multiple award winning series of point & click adventure games tells three ludicrous stories, set on the trash planet of Deponia and its bizarre surroundings: While Deponia’s regular inhabitants are forced to live on the planet’s trashy surface, the – literal – “upper class“ enjoys bliss and luxury on the space ship “Elysium“. Between both castes resides the Organon on giant monorail cruisers. The Organon is a group of grim officers controlling the fate of both the inhabitants of Deponia as well as Elysium.
Anti-hero Rufus lives on the Deponia surface, between junk and recycled things. All he dreams of is finding his way to Elysium, to finally leave what he thinks of is a stupid live. He’s an inventor and nothing can stop him from coming up with ideas for machines that will take him up on the space ship. However, no matter how hard he tries – he never actually had any success yet, and all he makes it to is the Organon level of things. There, he meets Goal, a beautiful girl from Elysium, whom Rufus takes for being his ticket to paradise.
Deponia is a series of hand-drawn 2D comic point & click adventure games, full of sarcastic dialogues and black humor. Deponia has won a number of impressive awards, such as the “Best Game 2013” trophy at the German Computer Game Awards for Chaos on Deponia, the second game of the series. The third Deponia adventure, Goodbye Deponia, is scheduled for release in October 2013.
About Daedalic Entertainment
Daedalic Entertainment is a Hamburg-based indie-studio, developing and publishing high-quality games worldwide, which focus on projects with strong narratives. Over the last few years, Daedalic has collected 17 German Game Developer Awards (incl. “Studio of the Year 2009”), five German Computer Game Awards (incl. “Best Game 2011”), and more.