Shakespeare’s Landlord doesn’t feature any vampires or supernatural elements, but it does investigate dark topics.
CEO Jean Leggett’s husband founded the studio to focus on story-driven games.
It views that tool as a way to get more diverse voices into games — something that Leggett is passionate about as a person who’s hard of hearing and whose parents are deaf.
That’s not something a major studio is going to take on.
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What I have noticed is on the marketing side of it, I’ve been reaching out to a lot of guy game reviewers, and they seem almost completely disinterested in covering this.