June 19, 2021

Niche – A Genetics Survival Game Is Now Available For Xbox One And Xbox Series X|S

Niche - a genetics survival game

Stray Fawn Studio


Niche - a genetics survival game is a fresh blend of turn-based strategy and simulation combined with rogue-like elements. Shape your own species of cat/fox/bear/dog-like animals based on real genetics. Keep your animals alive against all odds, such as hungry predators, climate change and spreading sickness.

Key Features:
- Living, dynamic world to test your survival skills
- Breeding system based on real genetics
- Over 100 genes to shape your species
- Procedural worlds and animals
- Game mechanics inspired on population genetics
- 5 biomes featuring different predators, prey and flora to explore

Educational aspects:
While playing Niche, the player is introduced to the scientific mechanics of genetics (featuring dominant-recessive, co-dominant inheritance, etc). The game also features the five pillars of population genetics (genetic drift, genetic flow, mutation, natural selection, sexual selection). All knowledge is interwoven with the game-mechanics. This creates the effect of learning by playing.

Product Info:
Developer: Stray Fawn Studio
Publisher: Stray Fawn Studio
Website: Niche – A Genetics Survival Game
Twitter: @strayfawnstudio / @NicheGame

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