The First Tree

David Wehle

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The First Tree

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Nov 30, 2018
Xbox OneNov 30, 2018
PCNov 30, 2018
Nintendo SwitchNov 30, 2018

Developer: David Wehle

Genre: Adventure

From the creator of Home is Where One Starts… comes The First Tree, a third-person exploration game centered around two parallel stories: a fox trying to find her missing family, and a son reconnecting with his father in Alaska. Players take control of the fox on a poignant and beautiful journey that crescendos at the source of life, and perhaps result in an understanding of death. Along the way, players can uncover artifacts and stories from the son's life as he becomes intertwined in the fox’s journey towards The First Tree.


For fans of Journey, Firewatch, and Shelter.

Not a "fox simulator," but an emotional, intimate story by a one-man team with an ending you won't soon forget.

Featuring a gorgeous soundtrack by acclaimed artists like Message to Bears, Lowercase Noises, and Josh Kramer.

A short game (about an hour and a half) focused on story with some light puzzle solving and platforming.

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The First Tree - Official Launch Trailer

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The First Tree - Official Teaser

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Rock, Paper, Shotgun

I’d love to have played a game that tried to explore that rocky landscape, with some nuance, some introspection, and most of all, with some humility. This is not that game.

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