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PRESSKIT

CONTACT

contact@fingerlab.net

SYNOPSIS

It’s night. Yuri wakes up in a strange forest inhabited by enormous plants and mysterious creatures.

Travel with him and test your skills to overcome the many dangers of this fantastic and unexplored world.

Through 10 extensive levels, find secret passages and explore all the way to the center of the Earth.

Yuri offers you an entertaining gameplay spiced up with countless thrills, inviting to a full immersion in this delicate dreamlike world.

PUBLISHER

Fingerlab

GENRE

Platformer

DESCRIPTION

Yuri is an arcade plateformer game, halfway between Super Mario and Limbo.
10 long levels make up this adventure full of encounters and perilous obstacles.
Drawn by hand with delicate lines rich in details and accompanied by music and sound effects composed especially for the game, Yuri offers the gamer a unique immersive experience.


DEVELOPMENT HISTORY

Two points for the eyes, a circle for the head, a line design clear and fair of black, white and blue: It is YURI, created in 2005 under the pen of Ange Potier. Small explorer of unknown worlds his name is a tribute to the Russian Yuri Gagarin, the first man to have traveled in space.

Yuri first existed in the form of short animated films and then a comic strip.
In 2013 the brothers Ange and Aurélien Potier united their talents and finally launched in the production of this project so many times dreamed: Make a video game with YURI.

Yuri is a tribute to the classic video game but also to the comic adventure, (Tintin de Hergé, Little Nemo by Winsor Mc Kay …). It was realized in complete independence by a team of 4 people.


PLATFORMS

iOS, AppleTV (Universal Purchases) and Mac

PRICE

2,99 dollars / 3,49 euros

APPSTORE LINKS

iOS, AppleTV (Universal Purchases):
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yuri/id714789890
Mac:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yuri/id714789907

VIDEO TRAILER

https://vimeo.com/198750450

LINKS

www.yurigame.com
www.fingerlab.net



TEAM

Aurélien Potier – Direction, development, music
Ange Potier – Direction, design, animation
Stéphane Laporte – Sound design
Bertrand Groussard – Musical arrangements, percussion

BIO

Ange Potier is a designer and animator. He shares his life between France and Argentina. He is the author of the book “Camille Peint” with texts by Eve Loreaux (2005) and the animated film “El Bosque” inspired by the universe of Jérome Bosch (2011). With his drawings and animations he has participated in 4 shows directed by Argentinean choreographer Paula Manaker and two circus shows by Samuel Tétrault (Compagnie Les 7 doigts de la main). He created Yuri in 2005.

Aurélien Potier is a multimedia director. In 2010 he co-founded the creative app studio Fingerlab, awarded in 2012 at the Apple Design Award with the app DM1 – The Drum Machine.

Also a musician, he has performed in numerous ensembles, between jazz, rock and contemporary music (Centenaire, Section Amour, Organ, Raptus, …) and co-composed the music of the game Yuri.

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