Nordcurrent and game development studio perelesoq are proud to announce their newest project: TORN AWAY, a game that approaches the topic of World War II in a completely new, non-violent way. The title will shed new light on difficult themes, thanks to its unique point of view and heartfelt story, combined with beautiful art and emotional music
In TORN AWAY you’ll inhabit a world ravaged by war. As the fires of World War II rage across Europe, yet another life is ruined when Asya, an ordinary 10-year-old, is torn away from her home. Just like millions of others, she becomes an Ostarbeiter, a common worker in a forced labor camp. Now, through the darkest of times, Asya has to find a glimmer of hope and endure if she ever wants to be free. When the opportunity arises, she runs away, fleeing eastward across Germany and Poland. To her home.
Artūras Surgutanovas, Nordcurrent’s Head of Marketing says “We’re proud to show Torn Away to the world since we believe that in these difficult times, our dignity, humanity, and family are the only real things we need to hold on to. Our everyday struggles differ very much from what Asya experiences, but her journey should help us understand what matters most in our lives. And we all know that even today, children are torn from their parents, even though they’re only looking for a better place to live. We can only hope that the game will help our viewers reconsider their views on the justification of war, the problems of emigration, or the isolation of children.”