London, UK – Friday 14th February 2020: Curve Digital and Echo Chamber Games are proud to announce their new first-person dating game, Table Manners: The Physics-based Dating Game is out now on Steam, handing romantics the world over the chance to find love in the middle of abject chaos!
Taking on the role of a disembodied hand with a knack for catastrophe, this tongue-in-cheek experience hands people the challenge of finding love when even the simplest of exercises – like pouring a glass of wine for your would-be partner or lighting a candle to aid the ambiance – is a mammoth make or break task.
Add in some especially unique settings – dates aboard a cruise ship, or a mile up in the air on a private jet are anything but everyday occurrences – and you’ve got an experience where every moment is utterly fraught with danger and hilarity, and fit to rival any real-life liaison you may have lined up for this year’s Valentines. Table Manners also features a ‘left-handed mode’ to ensure everyone can get it on the affair.
You can check out the live-action trailer here: https://youtu.be/b0zT-at719k
All objects in Table Manners must be interacted with directly in a 1-to-1 fashion, with players having to master their own rather unreliable hand in order to woo their date. The more successful dates you achieve, the more your skills in the fine art of dating grow and the unlocks begin to flow.
“Unlike real-life dates, Table Manners is a romantic encounter where failure is just as much fun as success,” says Tim Lewis, Producer at Echo Chamber Games. “Naturally, your gut instinct is to impress your potential new partner, but no one can deny that accidentally drenching your date in a freshly poured bottle of wine isn’t without its own reward. We think it’ll serve as either the perfect practice for those who have a real-life date lined up, or antidote for those who give Valentine’s Day a miss.”
Table Manners is usually priced at £14.99/€16.99 /$17.99 but for launch week it’s available at a 20% discount. Additionally, Table Manners is also available as part of the new Love Physics Bundle on Steam which also includes the cult hit Human: Fall Flat. In this bundle, both games can be snapped up at 20% discount compared to their standard pricing.
New players of Table Manners can also get a heads-up on hints and tricks on how to start their dating career on the right foot by heading to the official Steam News Blog post: https://steamcommunity.com/games/1019450/partnerevents/view/1718623319872631150
Fans of all Curve Digital properties are encouraged to visit the official Curve Digital Discord Channel to learn more about forthcoming releases and updates: http://discord.gg/curvedigital
To discover more about Table Manners, check out the official Steam page here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1019450/Table_Manners_PhysicsBased_Dating_Game/
About Curve Digital
Curve Digital is a leading publisher of video games on both PC and consoles. Since 2013, Curve Digital has been working with the world’s best game developers to help bring their games to broad global audiences; from renowned indie hits like Autonauts to the likes of the multi-million-selling Human: Fall Flat. In recent years Curve Digital has become industry recognised, winning ‘Indie Games Publisher of the Year’ at both MCV Awards 2018 and 2019, as well as ‘Publishing Star’ at the Develop: Star Awards 2019 and ‘Best Publisher Award’ at the TIGA Awards 2019.
About Echo Chamber Games
Echo Chamber Games is a brand new indie developer based in Royal Leamington Spa. Formed in early 2019 by three industry veterans, the small yet well-rounded team has many years of combined experience with games spanning a diverse range of platforms and genres. Today the studio strives to make charming, fun and inclusive games on PC and console.
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I actually played this game on Stream for Valentine’s day. So if you would like to see my attempt to woo strangers via wonky physics, you can check that out here.