BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Aardman and DigixArt collaborate to create an artistic story-driven experience set during World War I
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe today announce a collaboration with the world famous Aardman Studios and DigixArt to create 11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD, a story-driven narrative adventure set during World War I, with a unique painted style that plans to deliver an entertaining experience unlike anything before.
11-11: MEMORIES RETOLD is a game experience that will touch many and bring together some amazing talents from studios, music production and narration to deliver an exciting, engaging and emotional journey.
“Engaging audiences with compelling stories through animation is at the heart of what we do at Aardman. With this project we want to produce an emotionally rich experience with a distinctive visual identity that reflects the sentiment of this narrative. 11-11: Memories Retold is truly an exciting step for us as it marks the first time that Aardman has collaborated on a game of this scale and we’re delighted to see this come to life.”
David Sproxton, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Aardman
“11:11: Memories Retold is a very special game at many levels. From the painted style to the emotional journey we create for the player to revive their heritage, we are pushing the boundaries of what a game can be and hope it will leave a mark on you.”
Yoan Fanise, Game Director, DigixArt
“We are passionate to work with incredible talents coming from different backgrounds. Nurturing the unique collaboration of Aardman Studios and DigixArt and helping them achieve their vision of what emotions a videogame can deliver is a very exciting endeavour for us.”
Hervé Hoerdt, Vice President of Marketing & Digital at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe
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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles, PC and mobile. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, DARK SOULS™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. For more information please visit www.bandainamcoent.eu . All the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment products are available on the official store https://store.bandainamcoent.eu
Aardman, based in Bristol (UK) co-founded and run by Peter Lord and David Sproxton, is a world leader in animation. It produces feature films, series, advertising and games for both the domestic and international market. Their multi-award-winning productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm that reflects the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of the very special people who make up the Aardman team. The studio’s work is often imitated and yet the company continues to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning and amusing independent and commercial productions.
DigixArt is a video game development studio founded in 2015 in Montpellier, South of France. It’s located in the famous innovation incubator Cap Omega. Its ambition is to offer meaningful and innovative gaming experiences to a wide audience. After the success of the first game Lost in Harmony™ in 2016, the team is bringing its experience to a second project on HD platforms. For more information about DigixArt please visit http://www.digixart.com