Fact Sheet


Developer: Joel Mayer Productions

Release Date: TBD

Platforms: Windows, macOS

Website: www.joelmayer.io

Press Contact: press@joelmayer.io

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Press Kit

Zip file contains a selection of screenshots , the key visual/poster as well as the game’s logo in black and white.

You can also download the Teaser Trailer as a 1080p MP4 movie in high quality.


Purgatory is a Horror Game which combines Super Nintendo and Game Boy Gameplay Style with the focus on Storytelling of an Adventure Game. Playing as a young woman named Alex you got to save your three friends before they succumb to the flames of Hell and uncover the shocking truth about a family, their mansion and the Purgatory.


One peaceful night in the Swiss Alps, four students of a prestigious international school are on their way home from a wild night out partying. Among them is Alex, a recent arrival, as well as her new boyfriend Dennis.

Then it happens: a moment of inattention, a car that goes off the road, four lives that will change forever.

Alex awakens from unconsciousness in the middle of the night with nothing but a deep forest ahead of her. Her friends: gone.

The farther Alex wanders into the woods the more she realizes that something is terribly wrong. After finding an old, seemingly abandoned mansion and discovering the whereabouts of her friends, it becomes clear that this night will decide each of their fates. But the former inhabitants of the house are not the only ones with an unsettling past, and Alex must face not only the demons ahead but also the ones she left behind…


Joel Mayer is a swiss designer, illustrator, animator and game developer living and working in Basel. As a fan of Super Nintendo and Adventure Games from a young age and a love for visual design and drawing, he conceived the first iteration of „Purgatory“ as a young adult. 2017 work began on the current and final iteration of the game. With some help of talents across Europe, „Purgatory“ will be Mayer’s first commercial game title. 


  • Unique aesthetics based on Italian Horror Movies of the 70s mixed with a classic Game Boy look and enriched with modern Engine Effects
  • A fresh take on Teenage Horror Movie storylines
  • Illustrated Cutscenes
  • Original Soundtrack
  • Gamepad Support
  • German and English Localization
  • Initial Target Platforms: macOS and Windows