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Close to the Sun Now on Steam

The first person horror adventure title, Close to the Sun, from Italian developer Storm in a Teacup and published by Wired Productions is now available on Steam. Previously, the game had been an Epic Games Store exclusive.

We’re excited to finally bring Storm in a Teacup’s shocking first-person adventure to Steam and GOG. Close to the Sun contains all the ingredients that afficionados of horror games crave: an original setting with beautifully-rendered environments, atmosphere by the bucket-load, a strong narrative and moments that will make you jump out of your skin.

Leo Zullo, Managing Director, Wired Productions

Taking place in an alternative 19th Century, Close to the Sun follows the famed inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla as he fulfilled his potential. Powered by the Unreal Engine 4, players step aboard the Helios, a massive scientific research, which happens to be full of mystery and horror.

Players take on the role of the heroine Rose. She is found walking the massive area of the ship looking for her lost sister, Ada. Additionally what happened? The grand halls are empty and the stench of rotting flesh hangs in the air. Plus there is an eerie silence and don’t forget about that single word painted across the entrance, QUARANTINE!

Close to the Sun is a special game for Storm in a Teacup, The Helios and its secrets have already captivated the interest of many players around the world, yet so many were waiting for it to get on Steam and GOG. Well, here it is! Everybody, get on board, help Rose to find her sister, unveil the truth and survive the horrors that are hidden in the belly of the gigantic ship built by Nikola Tesla. We truly hope you’re going to like the trip!

Carlo Ivo Alimo Bianchi, CEO & Founder, Storm in a Teacup

Close to the Sun is available on Steam and at GOG as well as Humble Bundle and the Epic Games store. The game is also available on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. For more information visit the game’s website at

Close to the Sun – Launch Trailer | Wired Productions

Storm in a Teacup (@stcware Twitter) is a leading Italian game studio founded by industry veteran Carlo Ivo Alimo Bianchi in 2013. Based in Rome, the studio focuses on a unique art style and an international team which has published three titles in two years that have been available on PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Wired Productions (@WiredP Twitter) is an award-winning video game publisher. Founded in 2008 and based in Watford, UK the company has published titles across all major platforms in both physical and digital. Notable game launches from Wired Productions include Deliver Us The Moon, Close to the Sun, GRIP: Combat Racing, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn and The Town of Light.

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