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Free Demo Now Available for Yoku’s Island Express

Signed, sealed and delivered, make the demo yours

 August 2nd 2018 – Award-winning international games label Team17 and independent developer Villa Gorilla have launched a free demo for their delightful open-world metroidvania pinball platform adventure game, Yoku’s Island Express.

The debut game from Villa Gorilla, a small Swedish dev team comprised of just 3 people, Yoku’s Island Express was released earlier this year to much critical acclaim. To celebrate a demo has been delivered which offers the ability to get to know Yoku and the inhabitants of the beautiful hand-painted world and try the open-world metroidvania gameplay and captivating story for free.

The demo is available to download today from the Xbox Store, PlayStation™Store, Nintendo eShop and Steam.

Yoku’s Island Express is out now on Xbox OnePlayStation 4Nintendo Switch™and PC for just £15.99 / 19,99 € / $19.99. A boxed edition is also available for all console platforms, please check local retailers for pricing and availability.

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About Team17 Group plc
Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading international video games label and creative partner for independent developers. The portfolio comprises over 90 games, including The Escapists, Genesis: Alpha OneOvercookedYoku’s Island ExpressYooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit for more info.

About Villa Gorilla
Villa Gorilla is located in Stockholm, Sweden and was founded in 2013 by industry veterans Jens Andersson and Mattias Snygg. Our goal is to create small and unique games with a focus on innovative game design and beautiful execution.