PRESS RELEASE 2023-09-29

Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley Premiering First Free Worldwide Demo During Steam Next Fest, October 9-16

The enchanting story-rich musical adventure game launches on PC and consoles in Q1 2024

Norwegian studio Hyper Games and Swedish publisher Raw Fury are delighted to announce that Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley will have its first-ever worldwide playable demo at Steam Next Fest! From October 9-16, players can explore the first parts of the game’s story in an intriguing and alluring area called Wild Country.

Experience a beautifully crafted and quintessentially Nordic game – brought to life with stories, emotions, and a melancholic atmosphere – set in the vivid and beloved world of Moomin, created by renowned Finnish author Tove Jansson. The game and the demo offer a wholesome experience for every age that combines open-world mechanics with puzzles, stealth, and melodic elements!

Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley is a story-rich musical adventure game about Snufkin restoring the valley and helping the quirky and memorable characters and critters who call it home. A series of hideous parks have appeared in Moominvalley, disrupting the landscape and its harmonious nature. As Snufkin, you will distract police officers, pull out signs, and knock over misplaced statues as you restore nature and the inhabitants’ homes while putting an end to the industrious Park Keeper’s plans…

Key Features:

  • Set out on a cozy, story-rich adventure game in a gorgeous storybook art style 

  • Get the strict Park Keeper and his horrible parks out of Moominvalley with the help of your trusty harmonica, a bit of stealth, and the friends you’ll meet along the way

  • Meet over 50 charming characters and creatures who call Moominvalley their home

  • Experience narrative gameplay and a myriad of charming stories and quests involving the beloved characters inspired by Tove Jansson’s work

  • Explore Moominvalley’s open world and solve musical and environmental puzzles along the way to uncover the happenings in the valley

  • Immerse yourself in the beautiful soundscape of music and melodies composed in collaboration with Sigur Rós


Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley is available to wishlist now on Steam and will launch on PC and consoles in Q1 2024. For more information, visit the official website and join the community on Discord.

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About Hyper Games
Hyper Games is an award-winning, independent video game studio based in Oslo, Norway. They make unique and interesting games with high quality gameplay and distinctive art styles. To date they are known for the games Mørkredd and Eggggg, and are currently working on Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley.

Studio: www.hypergames.no
Twitter: @hypergames

About Moomin Characters
Moomin Characters Oy Ltd is the official copyright holder of all the Moomin characters. All characters from Moominvalley are trademark registered worldwide. The Moomins are central characters in a series of books and comic strips written by Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson between 1945 and 1980. They are one of Finland’s biggest exports and have a global fan base.

The company was founded in the 1950s by Tove Jansson (1914-2001) and her brother Lars Jansson to manage the Moomin copyright and is still run by family members. Rights and Brands is the worldwide licensing agent of the company.

Web: moomin.com

©Moomin Characters™

About Raw Fury
Raw Fury is a boutique indie (un)publisher founded in 2015 by Jonas Antonsson, Gordon Van Dyke, and David Martinez. We do not care about genres or mechanics. We care about experiences and emotions. We want to help developers make magic.
Web: rawfury.com
Twitter: twitter.com/rawfury
Discord: discord.gg/rawfury

For more information, please contact:
Axel Fälth

Mi5 Communications | Stigbergsliden 5 | 414 63 Gothenburg | Sweden 






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