Story-Driven Oz-esque Adventure ‘Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood’: Steam Release Date Set for April 8

Official Release with Full Story and Additional Languages

Cologne, February 3, 2021 – Publisher Headup and the developer of popular “The Coma” series, Devespresso Games, have announced the new official release date for Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood. Formerly scheduled to launch in February on Steam Early Access, the game will be fully released on April 8.

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood – Gameplay Trailer

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood will release in its entirety at launch rather than several sections unveiled over time as was previously announced. The game will launch in seven languages; English, Korean, German, French, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.

For those who are disappointed with the delay, head over to the Steam Game Festival (February 3 – 9) for the demo, and be the first to play the game! Featuring Devespresso’s signature manhwa-style with hand-illustrated graphics by Minho Kim and a non-linear story written by T.L. Riven, Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a narrative adventure set within a vibrant Oz-esque fantasy world. The game features a recurring time loop (think Groundhog Day) with unique branching story paths and multiple endings

Scarlet, the protagonist and a diva in the making, awakes in the realm of Glome after being flung over by a rogue tornado. She discovers an electrifying world brimming with magic, beauty, and artifacts from a mysterious bygone culture. Her strange journey begins when she takes up the mantle of the Red Witch and leads a troupe of Munchkins through the forbidden Wicked Wood. The fledgling witch soon discovers a Recursion Hex has her reliving the same day. However, each death presents new opportunities to branch the adventure in exciting new ways. The only way to get through the wood is by solving puzzles that require logic, or by finding clues that are scattered across the wood.

About Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a story-driven adventure game. As Scarlet, you must relive seven days of misfortune, and make a series of decisions to guide your Munchkin troupe safely out of the Wicked Wood. Experience branching outcomes based on your decisions. Most importantly, immerse yourself in a bewitching story of fantastic adventure!

Features:

▪ Survive a narrative time-loop
▪ Solve ridiculous puzzles
▪ Follow your own multi-path story
▪ Unlock multiple endings based on your decisions
▪ Ogle the hand-illustrated graphics
▪ Use Scarlet’s witching skills to avoid detection

Groundhog Day Meets Brothers Grimm Meets Oz in the New Vibrant Fantasy Adventure Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood

Developed by the Team Behind the Popular ‘The Coma’ Series, Arriving on Steam in February Cologne,

December 18, 2020 – Publisher Headup and Devespresso Games, the developer of popular The Coma series, are delighted to announce the upcoming launch of Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood, a new story-driven fantasy puzzle game with multiple endings, on Steam Early Access in February.

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood – Teaser Trailer

Featuring Devespresso’s signature manhwa-style with hand-illustrated graphics by Minho Kim and story by T.L Riven, Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a vibrant puzzle adventure set within an Oz-esque fantasy world. The game features a recurring time loop (think Groundhog Day) that creates unique branching story paths.

Scarlet, the protagonist and a rock diva in the making, awakes in the realm of Glome after being flung over by a rogue tornado. She discovers a vibrant world brimming with magic, beauty, and artifacts from a mysterious bygone culture. Her strange journey begins when she takes up the mantle of the Red Witch and leads a troupe of Munchkins through the forbidden Wicked Wood. In a world full of riddles and wonders, she encounters witches, tin knights, talking beasts, monsters, and many fearsome creatures to overcome. The fledgling witch soon discovers a Recursion Hex has her reliving the same day. However, each death presents new opportunities to branch the adventure in exciting new ways. Ultimately, her decisions lead to multiple endings. In the deep wood, where a bad hungry wolf roams and a wicked witch casts her evil spells, Scarlet must rely on her wits and a small fox, acting as her pathfinder, to overcome the disasters that await her at every turn.

About Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a story-driven adventure game. As Scarlet, you must relive seven days of misfortune, and make a series of decisions to guide your Munchkin troupe safely out of the Wicked Wood. Experience branching outcomes based on your decisions. Most importantly, immerse yourself in a bewitching story of fantastic adventure!

Features:

▪ Survive a narrative time-loop
▪ Solve ridiculous puzzles
▪ Follow your own multi-path story
▪ Unlock multiple endings based on your decisions
▪ Ogle the hand-illustrated graphics
▪ Use Scarlet’s witching skills to avoid detection

‘The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters’ Arrives for PS4 and Nintendo Switch Today

June 19, 2020 – Headup and Devespresso Games are pleased to announce that award-winning Korean survival-horror adventure, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, is now available on the Nintendo eShop Europe and North America for $14.99 / €14.99 / £11.99 (10% launch discount until June 26) and on the PlayStation Store. The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters won the Grand Prix and the Best Narrative Awards at the Taipei Game Show Indie Game Award 2020. The title’s atmospheric, story-driven gameplay features hand-illustrated manhwa (Korean manga) that pits players against an unstoppable killer.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters continues the dark story introduced in The Coma: Recut with a new protagonist, Mina Park, a side-character from the first game. Players unfamiliar with the first game’s story will have no trouble diving in to explore the sinister shadow realm while eluding the clutches of a relentless, psychotic slasher. Distinctly Korean with lore going back for decades, the players must balance exploration and dangerous encounters to survive the night that concludes in multiple endings and possible perma-damage.

The earlier Steam release of The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters has garnered an “Overwhelmingly Positive” Steam status with 97% of players posting positive reviews for its vibrant visuals, nightmare-fuelled narrative, and killer AI.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters is released with 8 Skins as DLCs for $1.99 / €1.99 / £1.69 each and the following bundles for $24.99 / €24.99 / £19.99:

▪ PS4: Base Game + 8 Skins + 7 Avatars + Soundtrack + Theme
▪ Nintendo Switch: Base Game + 8 skins

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters supports 11 languages: English, Korean, French, German, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Ukrainian, Spanish, Thai, Portuguese, and Brazilian Portuguese. The game will be released for Xbox One later this year.

About The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters
Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens in the dead of night in her school. She soon realizes that something is amiss. Her once-familiar surroundings have twisted into something dark. She finds herself pursued by a slasher that looks eerily like her English teacher. To survive, Mina ventures beyond the boundaries of her school and into the surrounding district. There, she will encounter strange creatures, mysterious strangers, and uneasy allies.

Features:
● Fear Dark Song’s relentless pursuit to kill you, now with an all-new AI.
● Craft items to prepare for critical life-or-death situations or risk permanent injury.
● Explore the nightmarish district of Sehwa and discover its dark secrets.
● Scavenge resources to survive deadly encounters and afflictions.
● Unlock tools and upgrades to reach previously inaccessible areas.
● Hide to avoid detection and certain death. Pass challenges to conceal your location.
● Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated in-game visuals and comic strips.

‘The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters’ Arrives for PS4 and Nintendo Switch on June 19

Explore and Survive the Nightmarish Korean Shadow Realm in this Story-driven Horror Adventure

June 3, 2020 – Critically acclaimed Korean survival-horror adventure, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, arrives on June 19 for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch, with Xbox One to be released later in the year. Developed by Devespresso Games and published by Headup, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters is an atmospheric, story-driven exploration in the shadow world with hand-illustrated manhwa (Korean manga) aesthetics.

Following a successful Early Access launch in November 2019, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters has garnered an “Overwhelmingly Positive” Steam status with 97% of players posting positive reviews. The game has been critically lauded for its vibrant visuals, nightmare-fuelled narrative, and killer AI.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters continues the dark story introduced in The Coma: Recut with a new protagonist, Mina Park, a side-character from the first game. Players unfamiliar with the first game’s story will have no trouble diving in and must survive a sinister shadow realm while eluding the clutches of a relentless, psychotic slasher. While on the run, players must balance exploration and dangerous encounters to survive the night or suffer multiple endings and possible perma-damage. Distinctly Korean with lore going back for decades, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters explores the universal themes of friendship, bullying, and the pressures of academic achievement.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters will support 11 languages: English, Korean, French, German, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Ukrainian, Spanish, Thai, Portuguese, and Brazilian Portuguese.

About The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters
Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens in the dead of night in her school. She soon realizes that something is amiss. Her once-familiar surroundings have twisted into something dark. She finds herself pursued by a slasher that looks eerily like her English teacher. To survive, Mina ventures beyond the boundaries of her school and into the surrounding district. There, she will encounter strange creatures, mysterious strangers, and uneasy allies.

Features:
● Fear Dark Song’s relentless pursuit to kill you, now with an all-new AI.
● Craft items to prepare for critical life-or-death situations or risk permanent injury.
● Explore the nightmarish district of Sehwa and discover its dark secrets.
● Scavenge resources to survive deadly encounters and afflictions.
● Unlock tools and upgrades to reach previously inaccessible areas.
● Hide to avoid detection and certain death. Pass challenges to conceal your location.
● Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated in-game visuals and comic strips.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters Added 3 New Skins and Portuguese Language

April 2, 2020 – The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, a Korean survival horror adventure, added new DLCs and Portuguese language on Steam today, with GOG to follow in a few days. Developed by Devespresso Games and published by Headup, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters is an atmospheric, story-driven horror game available for PC, Mac and Linux.

Since its Early Access launch in November 2019, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters received rave user reviews with 97% of the Steam players posting positive reviews and gaining ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ status. The momentum is continuing with critical acclaim for its vibrant aesthetic and nightmare-fuelled narrative.

Continuing the sinister adventure from The Coma: Recut, the players follow the journey of a new protagonist, Mina Park, and her first experience in the Shadow Realm, starting from the deserted Sehwa High School and into the surrounding district. Set in a distinctly Korean environment, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters explores universal themes of friendship, bullying and the pressure to achieve while precariously balancing the urgency of exploration and the need for survival.

In addition to the five skins that were released earlier this year, the players can now download three new skins from Steam for 1.99USD / 1.99EUR / 1.69GBP each – GOG will follow in a few days:

▪ Beach Bum – Mina’s planning to soak up some rays and enjoy a relaxing day at the beach
▪ Local Celeb – It’s only natural that the most popular girl at Sehwa High would know how to put together such a fashionable ensemble!
▪ Gamer Girl – When she’s done hitting the books, Mina likes to pwn n00bs at the local PC Café!

Portuguese speaking players can now enjoy the game in their language, available in both European and Brazilian Portuguese.

About The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters
Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens in the dead of night in her school. She soon realizes that something is amiss. The once-familiar school where she spends her evenings studying looks twisted and changed. She finds herself pursued by someone or something that looks eerily like her English teacher. To survive, Mina must venture beyond the boundaries of her school and into the surrounding district. There, she will encounter strange creatures, mysterious strangers, and uneasy allies.

Features:
● Fear Dark Song’s relentless pursuit to kill you, now with an all-new AI.
● Craft items to prepare for critical life-or-death situations or risk permanent injury.
● Explore the nightmarish district of Sehwa and discover its dark secrets.
● Scavenge resources to survive deadly encounters and afflictions.
● Unlock tools and upgrades to reach previously inaccessible areas.
● Hide to avoid detection and certain death. Pass challenges to conceal your location.
● Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated in-game visuals and comic strips.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters Introduces Three New Skins for the Main Character.

February 27, 2020 – The fans of The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, a Korean survival horror adventure, can play the main character as a Model Student, a School Bully, or a Summer Child starting today. Developed by Devespresso Games and published by Headup, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters is an atmospheric, story-driven horror game available on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac and Linux.

Since its Early Access launch in November 2019, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters received rave user reviews with 97% of the Steam players posting positive reviews and gaining ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ status. The momentum is continuing with critical acclaim for its vibrant aesthetic and nightmare-fuelled narrative.

Continuing the sinister adventure from the Coma: Recut, the players follow the journey of a new protagonist, Mina Park, and her first experience in the Shadow Realm, starting from the deserted Sehwa High School and into the surrounding district. Set in a distinctly Korean environment, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters explores universal themes of friendship, bullying and the pressure to achieve while precariously balancing the urgency of exploration and the need for survival.

In addition to the two skins that were released in January, the players can now download three new skins from Steam and GOG for 1.99USD / 1.99EUR / 1.69GBP each:

▪ Model Student – Nothing gets between her and some quality study time!
▪ School Bully – When the going gets tough, the tough get going!
▪ Summer Child – When class ends, the fun begins!

Additional skins are planned in the future including ‘Local Celeb’, ‘Beach Bum’, and ‘Gamer Girl’.

About The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters
Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens in the dead of night in her school. She soon realizes that something is amiss. The once-familiar school where she spends her evenings studying looks twisted and changed. She finds herself pursued by someone or something that looks eerily like her English teacher. To survive, Mina must venture beyond the boundaries of her school and into the surrounding district. There, she will encounter strange creatures, mysterious strangers, and uneasy allies.

Features:
● Fear Dark Song’s relentless pursuit to kill you, now with an all-new AI.
● Craft items to prepare for critical life-or-death situations or risk permanent injury.
● Explore the nightmarish district of Sehwa and discover its dark secrets.
● Scavenge resources to survive deadly encounters and afflictions.
● Unlock tools and upgrades to reach previously inaccessible areas.
● Hide to avoid detection and certain death. Pass challenges to conceal your location.
● Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated in-game visuals and comic strips.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters Unveils New Trailer and Full Release Details

Launching on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac and Linux on January 28

January 21, 2020 – Headup and Devespresso Games are pleased to announce the full release of The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, an atmospheric, story-driven Korean survival horror game on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac and Linux on January 28 at €14.99 / $14.99 / £11.99. The game explores universal themes of friendship, bullying and the pressure to achieve well in a distinctly Korean setting.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters continues the dark and sinister adventure from The Coma: Recut with players journeying beyond the deserted Sehwa High School and into the surrounding district. Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated visuals by Minho Kim combined with a nightmare-fueled story of a relentless slasher by T. L. Riven, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters precariously balances the urgency of exploration with the need for survival.

Since its Early Access launch in November 2019, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters received raving user reviews with 98% of the Steam players posting positive reviews and gaining ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ status in the last 30 days.

Check out the new trailer that marks the full release of The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters

New players will not require familiarity with the story from The Coma: Recut. The sequel follows the journey of a new protagonist, Mina Park and her first experience in the Shadow Realm. Those who are familiar with the story will be rewarded for their knowledge of the lore and cameo appearances from returning characters.

The game’s save data will be reset at release, and the game will offer new surprises, hidden rooms, 10 new achievements, and an all-new ending that was not available during Early Access. A new Art Book, Soundtrack, and Two Skins will be introduced at release which will be available to purchase separately or as part of the bundle:

● The Full Game: €14.99 / $14.99 / £11.99
● Soundtrack: €3.99 / $3.99 / £3.19
● Art Book: €3.99 / $3.99 / £3.19
● 2 Character Skins (price per skin): €1.99 / $1.99 / £1.69
● Deluxe Bundle (Game + Soundtrack + Art Book + 2 Skins): €22.99 / $22.99 / £18.49

Two Skins are available at release and will be included in the Deluxe Bundle:

● Locks of Love – Featuring an avatar and portraits with a new hairstyle
● Winter Princess – Featuring the Sehwa winter school uniform

Additional skins are planned for post-release including ‘School Bully’, ‘Summer Child’, ‘Model Student’, ‘Local Celeb’, ‘Beach Bum’, and ‘Gamer Girl’.

As announced in November, Early Access buyers will receive a free Art Book and an eerie Original Soundtrack at release.

About The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters
Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens in the dead of night in her school. She soon realise’s that something is amiss. The once-familiar school where she spends her evenings studying looks twisted and changed. She finds herself pursued by someone or something that looks eerily like her English teacher. To survive, Mina must venture beyond the boundaries of her school and into the surrounding district. There, she will encounter strange creatures, mysterious strangers, and uneasy allies.

Features:
● Fear Dark Song’s relentless pursuit to kill you, now with an all-new AI.
● Craft items to prepare for critical life-or-death situations or risk permanent injury.
● Explore the nightmarish district of Sehwa and discover its dark secrets.
● Scavenge resources to survive deadly encounters and afflictions.
● Unlock tools and upgrades to reach previously inaccessible areas.
● Hide to avoid detection and certain death. Pass challenges to conceal your location.
● Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated in-game visuals and comic strips.