Stanley Parable and Tacoma creators fight back against onslaught of coffee games with tea-themed Wanderstop

Listen, I’ve got nothing against coffee games – they’re some of my absolute favourites – but I’ve got to admit, I’m a tea-drinker at heart, and it always makes me a little bit sad when all I can serve in these games is a hot cuppa joe while tea gets relegated to the sidelines. Good on the developers at Ivy Road, then, for finally doing us tea-drinkers justice with their debut game Wanderstop.

Revealed this evening at the Summer Game Fest, Wanderstop’s development is being headed up by Davey Wreden, creator of The Stanley Parable and The Beginner’s Guide, as well as Karla Zimonja, co-creator of Gone Home and Tacoma, along with music duties being performed by Minecraft’s composer, Daniel ‘C418’ Rosenfeld.

You play as Alta, who desperately wants to get back in the fighting arena but must instead run a tea shop in the heart of a magical forest. Tough break, eh? I know which one I’d rather do.

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