Sticky Brain Studios Unveils "Rooster!" at Wholesome Direct

Sticky Brain Studios Unveils "Rooster!" at Wholesome Direct

During the Wholesome Direct showcase, Sticky Brain Studios revealed their latest creation, Rooster!, a single-player interactive experience that beautifully celebrates Chinese culture and community. This unique game, rich with traditional folklore, art, music, and culinary delights, takes players on an enlightening adventure filled with humour and self-discovery.

A Cultural Journey Through Time

Rooster! begins with a lively Lunar New Year’s Eve party, attended by the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac. However, Rooster's antics prove too much for the other animals to handle. In response, Dragon conjures a potion that sends Rooster back to Ancient China. Here, Rooster must learn valuable lessons and set things right before the new year begins.

Key Features

  • Stunning Art Style: The game features visuals inspired by traditional Chinese brush painting, complemented by hilarious animations.
  • Diverse Gameplay Mechanics: Players can enjoy a variety of engaging activities, including hidden object levels, puzzles, a dating sim, cooking, logic games, dialogue choices, paper crafting, garden design, tower defence, and a final boss level that combines all these elements.
  • 12 Unique Levels: Each level corresponds to one of the Chinese Zodiac animals, providing a fresh and unique challenge.
  • Emotional Storytelling: The narrative is designed to be both captivating and emotionally resonant.
  • Gorgeous Soundtrack: The music enhances the cultural experience and emotional depth of the game.
  • Accessibility: The game includes customization options to meet the needs of individual players, ensuring an inclusive experience.

About the Developers

Sticky Brain Studios is a passionate team dedicated to creating thoughtful and beautifully crafted experiences. Composed primarily of East Asian-Canadian women and nonbinary individuals, the team is committed to making games that tell compelling stories and showcase diverse perspectives.

Since its inception in 2013, Sticky Brain Studios has developed over 70 games and apps for various clients, including Canadian broadcasters, not-for-profits, cultural institutions, and government agencies. Their dedication to originality and quality is evident in every project they undertake, and Rooster! is no exception.

Looking Ahead

Rooster! promises to be a delightful and enriching experience for players of all ages. With its combination of stunning art, engaging gameplay, and a heartwarming story, this game is set to be a standout title from Sticky Brain Studios.

Stay tuned for more updates on Rooster! as its release date approaches.

Rooster on Steam
A heartfelt, story-rich casual puzzle adventure celebrating the best of ancient Chinese culture. Explore an exquisitely hand-drawn world with delightful surprises, from cooking, finding hidden objects, paper crafting, and more. Guide Rooster in an emotionally rewarding tale about family and love.