BANDAI Namco have announced a collaboration with Wallace and Gromit creators  Aardman Studios and DigixArt to create 11-11: Memories Retold, a story-driven narrative adventure with a unique water colour art style set during World War I. 

David Sproxton, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Aardman said: “Engaging audiences with compelling stories through animation is at the heart of what we do at Aardman. With this project we want to produce an emotionally rich experience with a distinctive visual identity that reflects the sentiment of this narrative. 11-11: Memories Retold is truly an exciting step for us as it marks the first time that Aardman has collaborated on a game of this scale and we’re delighted to see this come to life.”

Yoan Fanise, Game Director at DigixArt said: “11:11: Memories Retold is a very special game at many levels. From the painted style to the emotional journey we create for the player to revive their heritage, we are pushing the boundaries of what a game can be and hope it will leave a mark on you.”

Hervé Hoerdt, Vice President of Marketing & Digital at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe said: “We are passionate to work with incredible talents coming from different backgrounds. Nurturing the unique collaboration of Aardman Studios and DigixArt and helping them achieve their vision of what emotions a videogame can deliver is a very exciting endeavour for us.”

Along with the announcment Bandai Namco also released the first trailer for the game featuring a reading of 'Falnders Fields by John McCrae.

No relase date was given, we have reached out to Bandai Namco and will update the story when we have further details.