Press Kit

Welcome to the Depths press page. This should give you all the information you need to get informed about the game, or perhaps even write about it! If you need any additional information, or would like anything provided in a different format, let me know and I’ll make it available.

The Facts

Title: Depths

Release Date: January 6th (digital download), Spring 2020 (NES Cartridge)

Developer: Christopher Parker (aka @cppchriscpp)

Platform: NES, PC (via emulation)

Website: depths.nes.science

Price: Free (Digital/Optional Donation to Mental Health America), undetermined price (NES Cart, proceeds going to Mental Health America)

Languages: English

Social: Twitter

Press Contact: [email protected]

Description

Depths is a short, emotionally-charged game experience built for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It explores the concept of passive suicidal ideation using a metaphor created by mental health writer Anna Borges in her article I am not always very attached to being alive.

You find yourself in the middle of the ocean, clinging to some driftwood, with little memory of how you got there. Can you find your way to safety?

Features

  • Really runs on the NES (yes, the console from 1985)
  • Story-focused, with simple gameplay
  • Raises money for Mental Health America!

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