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Sundered launch date announced, Jotun goes free for the weekend

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Sundered, the Lovecraftian "replayable Metroidvania" being developed by Jotun studio Thunder Lotus Games, was announced last year and absolutely demolished its Kickstarter goal in January 2017, pulling in $200,000 CAD on a $25,000 CAD goal. But perhaps even more impressive is that the Kickstarter carried an estimated delivery date of July 2017, and today the studio confirmed that it's actually going to happen. 

Thunder Lotus announced today that Sundered will be out on Steam, GOG, Humble, Origin, and Uplay (and also the PlayStation Store, if that's your thing) on July 28. Steam and GOG preorders are live now at a ten percent discount, and to mark the looming release both sites are offering Jotun: Valhalla Edition, Thunder Lotus' previous game, for free (Steam here, GOG here) until 12 pm ET on July 17.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.