Life in the Dorms Starts this Friday on Xbox Live

Clothes? Check.

Books? Check.

Pens and pencils? Check.

Ramen noodles? Check plus.

The wait is finally over: After more than two years in development, the little adventure game that could is ready for release on Xbox Live. Just as college students around the world are starting their own school years anew, so too is Dack Peeples—although for Dack, this isn't so much a cause for excitement…

…as it is a cause for finding a nice dark corner to hide in.

Welcome to Life in the Dorms.

Coming September 14th to Xbox Live Indie Games, Life in the Dorms brings the classic spirit of old-school adventure games to modern-day videogame consoles. Join Dack—a kid who started feeling homesick before he even left home—as he puzzle-solves his way through college orientation; learns about love, friendship, and ramen noodles; and tries very hard not to get killed by his axe-wielding psychopath of a roommate.

Other top bullet points of the game include:

·         Bears! Murder! …Icebreakers!

·         An engrossing coming-of-age tale about blah blah blah

·         Sharp dialogue written by an acclaimed humor writer!

·         A crossover with the hit corporate-simulator Office DisOrders

·         No Avatars or voxels—whatsoever!

·         And a price tag that's cheaper than a spiral-bound notebook.

Life in the Dorms also introduces a brand-new, social networking-inspired interaction to the adventure game oeuvre: Dack can post "Flitter" updates about everything and everyone in the game—in fact, he'll have to, in order to solve many of the game's challenging puzzles.

For more, check out this in-depth interview with Adventure Lantern about Life in the Dorms, and watch our newest trailer here.

Editors are encouraged to contact paul@momentgames.com for review codes—particularly if they like goofy adventure games. We're also available for interviews and podcasts, too; just get in touch.

About Life in the Dorms

Life in the Dorms is a collaboration between Ted Hung (creator of Office Disorders) and Paul Franzen (Editor-in-Chief of GameCola.net), and it's slated for release on September 14th for the Xbox Live Indie Games channel. Additional details can be found at Moment Games' official website as well as their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

About Moment Games

Moment Games is an independent game studio formed by former LucasArts, THQ, and Electronic Arts employee Ted Hung in 2008. We view games as a new medium of storytelling, and our mission is to create interactive games that focus on telling a great story. For more information, please visit http://momentgames.com.

 


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