The Italian government is gaming’s newest publisher with the launch of ITALY. Land of Wonders for iOS today (and coming to Android soon). Published by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italian MFA), this new puzzle game will allow players to explore over 100 levels and experience the art, music, culture, and architecture of Italy.
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italian MFA) announces the launch of ITALY. Land of Wonders, a video game that is aimed at bringing the cultural heritage and wonders of Italy to a worldwide audience in general, and to young people in particular. Graphically appealing and targeted to both children and adults, ITALY. Land of Wonders portrays the beauty and tradition of this country through an interactive and fun experience. Available for free in 11 languages, it will be released worldwide on July 19th, 2021 for iOS, via italiana.esteri.it, Italian MFA’s new portal dedicated to Italian culture in the world.
Elio is the old lighthouse keeper who, every morning, with the help of the 20 sparks he retrieved the night before from the 20 regions of Italy, lights up the sun that will shine bright over the country. The game starts at sunset, Elio – a reference to Helios, the sun god of ancient Greek mythology – is looking for an assistant who can help him complete his arduous task. He has summoned a mysterious character outside the lighthouse: the player, who is drawn into a night adventure around Italy to retrieve 20 sparks, light up the lighthouse, and ensure the sun shines again.