Year Walk's eerie Swedish scares creep onto Steam March 6

Swedish developer Simogo - they of Device 6 fame - have announced a release date for the PC incarnation of the spooky Year Walk: March 6.

Originally released to iOS in February of 2013, Year Walk is a puzzle game focused on an old, bizarre Swedish folktale. As with all Simogo games, playing Year Walk is less like working your way through a game and more like interacting with a novel work of fiction, so explaining the mythology behind Year Walk would defeat its purpose. Just know that the above trailer is a valid reflection of the game's eerie tone, and the sort of snowbound, Scandinavian horror awaiting players in Year Walk.

Instead of simply rehashing Year Walk for its PC debut, Simogo has added a number of new features to the game. These include additional areas to explore, new in-game puzzles, updated artwork, Steam achievement support and a comprehensive in-game encyclopedia which will offer players more information on the strange things they encounter in the game's darkened forests.
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Year Walk on Steam

Malmö, Sweden – February 14, 1914
Simogo is excited to announce the release date for the reworked edition of Year Walk. The sci-fi horror mystery of Year Walk begins via Steam on March 6th!

This new edition of Year Walk features several new additions:
• New locations within the game
• New puzzles
• Map
• Updated art
• Integrated encyclopedia about the mysterious myths and creatures encountered in the game • Hint system • Steam Achievement Puzzles ... and more!

About Year Walk
In the old days man tried to catch a glimpse of the future in the strangest of ways.

Experience the ancient Swedish phenomena of year walking through a different kind of first person adventure that blurs the line between two and three dimensions, as well as reality and the supernatural.

Venture out into the dark woods where strange creatures roam, on a vision quest set in 19th century Sweden. Solve and decipher cryptic puzzles, listen for clues, and learn about mysterious folklore creatures in the built-in encyclopedia as you seek to foresee your future and find out if your loved one will ever love you back.

Mysteries and clues await everywhere in Year Walk, but to fully understand the events that took place on that cold New Year's Eve, you will have to delve deeper than the adventure and lose yourself between fact and fiction.

About Simogo
Simogo was founded in 2010 by Simon Flesser and Magnus "Gordon"
Gardebäck and is based in Malmö, Sweden. The studio's latest game DEVICE
6 garnered high praise and have been nominated for four Independent Games Festival awards, two Game Developer's Choice Awards as well as three BAFTAs. Simogo's previous titles include the critically acclaimed and award winning games Bumpy Road and Beat Sneak Bandit.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.