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The following is a press release by Lienzo
Mulaka Launch Week Announced With Animated Trailer Based on Indigenous Myth
Pre-orders are available now for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One
CHIHUAHUA, MX — February 13, 2018 – Based upon the rich history and mythology of northern Mexico’s indigenous Tarahumara people, Lienzo is excited to announce the release date for their upcoming game, Mulaka, alongside a brand new trailer. Kicking off its launch journey, Mulaka lands on PlayStation 4 and Steam on February 27th, 2018, followed by Nintendo Switch on March 1st, and Xbox One on March 2nd.
Watch Mulaka’s animated release date announcement trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS8ztfPacj4
Regardless of which platform players plan to experience Mulaka on, pre-orders are now available and serve an additional purpose. Inspired by the Sierra Tarahumara region of Mexico and the indigenous people who still live there, Lienzo has committed to donating a portion of the game’s earnings – both through pre-orders and following launch – to NGOs that focus their support on the region.
Explored in the three-part vidoc series, “Behind Mulaka,” Lienzo has drawn upon the storied pastand legends of the Tarahumara people, while leveraging the video game medium to preserve a culture that’s at risk of disappearing among future generations. The result is a compelling and fast-paced action adventure game that sports fierce hand-to-hand combat with unique mythological beings, a vibrant, low-poly visual style, and the ability to transform into a range of powerful demigods, all while maintaining authentic indigenous representation.
Mulaka launches across Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4 and Xbox One on the week of February 27th. For the latest updates, visit Lienzo’s official website, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Twitch, or visit their store pages on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam.
- Become the legend: Harness the renowned athletic talents of the Tarahumara as you engage in fast-paced platforming and hand-to-hand combat.
- Explore Sierra Tarahumara: Traverse a 3D world inspired by the legendary, real-life landscapes of northern Mexico, rendered in a vibrant, low-poly visual style.
- Based on real mythology: Draw upon the powers of demigods and battle fearsome creatures pulled from the rich lore of the Tarahumara people.
- Live the culture: From narration in their indigenous language, to music unique to the region, experience an authentic representation of Tarahumara culture.
- Mix up your gameplay: Leverage the Tarahumara’s physical prowess, demigod transformations, puzzle-solving and the crafting of magic potions as you save humanity from the corruption plaguing it.