Eternal Strands is Revealed

Official Press Release

April 2, 2024

Blending Physics and Action-Combat in a Revolutionary Way

Yellow Brick Games, a new independent studio founded in 2020 by AAA industry veterans Thomas Giroux, Jeff Skalski, Mike Laidlaw and Frédéric St-Laurent B., just announced its debut title, Eternal Strands, in April’s IGN First. This brand-new Fantasy Action-Adventure game developed in Unreal 5 by the team of 68 will be bringing a new emergent gameplay experience to the world of video games. After more than four years of development, the studio unveiled a trailer showing how this vibrant, colorful, and stylized universe is blending innovative physics-based systems with engaging action-combat for revolutionary gameplay interactions in which the world becomes your weapon.

In this 3rd person action-adventure game, you play as Brynn, a young and fearless Weaver, determined to recover her people’s cultural home by uncovering the mysteries of the Enclave, a once powerful nation that now lies dormant. Fight epic, 25-meters-high climbable creatures – the Arks, while blending magical abilities with an arsenal of powerful weapons to keep the world from crumbling. Use the environment and extreme weather events to your advantage in battles against a big roster of fantastical creatures. Immerse yourself in a vast and rich lore where you will build relationships with a diverse cast of characters.  

Our hope with Eternal Strands is to deliver an adventure that brings a sense of fun and excitement to fantasy, while encouraging players to experiment with its systems. It’s a very different game to ones I’ve worked on in the past, and it’s been a delight to generally answer the question ‘what if the player does X?’ with ‘Cool!’. It’s also exciting to have a chance to build an all-new world that encourages and reacts to this kind of play.” - Mike Laidlaw, Chief Creative Officer at Yellow Brick Games

We kicked off this adventure 4 years ago during the pandemic with nothing more than a dream and an idea to build amazing games with amazing people. To now be here is such an incredible feeling. It’s been a journey and we can’t wait for everyone to see what we’ve been pouring our hearts and souls into. I’m pumped!” - Jeff Skalski, COO and Executive Producer at Yellow Brick Games

Eternal Strands is set to launch on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 in 2025. Developed with an 'accessible to anyone' mindset, this game is set to please a wide range of audiences, including the most demanding action-combat players.

A realm of mystery, opportunity, danger, and wonder: the Enclave awaits!

About Yellow Brick Games

Yellow Brick Games is an independent studio dedicated to creating high-quality original titles combining innovative gameplay and intriguing new worlds. The studio leverages the founders’ vast experience in the production of world-renowned franchises through an agile and human approach, which brings game production back to the pure and simple pleasures of crafting original and exciting experiences for the most demanding players. Yellow Brick Games now employs 68 developers between their Quebec City and Montreal offices.