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Date Posted: February 5, 2024

Paleo Pines, developed by Holywood game studio Italic Pig, has been nominated for ‘Best Game of the Year’ by USA-based The*gamehers awards. Released on September 26th to PC, Xbox, Switch and PlayStation.

Paleo Pines was developed by Italic Pig, published by Modus Games, and received funding support from Northern Ireland Screen.

The dinosaur-themed farming sim that has cultivated a passionate and supportive community of over 100k members and has garnered attention worldwide for its charming gameplay and wholesome dinosaurs that you befriend and farm alongside.

The universal appeal of the game and the enthusiasm of the players has drawn the attention of The*gamehers community. The*gamehers awards celebrate game developers and designers that elevate the gaming world, and Paleo Pines appears to have done just that,
having been recognised for Best Game of the Year alongside huge gaming favourites such as Unpacking and Diablo.

It is amazing to see an Indie game created in Northern Ireland be given this opportunity on the international stage, and for local developers to be able to celebrate their victories and champion the talent in Northern Ireland.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be nominated for ‘Best Game of the Year’ at The*GameHersAwards,” says Aimee Lingman, Executive Producer, Italic Pig. “This recognition means the world to our passionate team, and it’s incredibly rewarding to see the love and support for Paleo Pines continue to grow. We are hugely grateful to the players and our community for making this happen.”

Check out Paleo Pines on Steam.

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