Sketchbook Games

About Sketchbook Games

Sketchbook Games believe that videogames are the ultimate storytelling medium. The studio's aim is to use their games to provide players with unique, moving experiences that inform and inspire, as well as entertaining them. The studio was founded by former EA, Sony and Lionhead game designer, Mark Backler. Sketchbook have recently released the multi-award winning, Lost Words: Beyond the Page, which features a story by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett and an orchestral soundtrack by BAFTA nominated composer David Housden. Lost Words is available on Google Stadia now and coming early 2021 to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words is a multi-award winning atmospheric puzzler set in the pages of a diary with a story by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett. The game sees the player interacting with different words to solve puzzles. It features a strong narrative element and ties the story into the gameplay in a unique way, by having the player stand on and interact with the diary words themselves.

Players explore the diary of Izzy, a young girl aspiring to be a writer while dealing with the illness of her gran. To help her cope with what she’s dealing with in the real world, Izzy is writing a story set in the fantasy world of Estoria, about a young adventurer desperately trying to save her village.

Platform: Out now on Stadia, coming 2021 to Switch, PS4, Xbox One and Steam

Website: lostwordsgame.com

Main Contact: Mark Backler (CEO)

Looking to speak with: Press 

Reach out to Leon@ukie.org.uk for an introduction.