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“On My Block” Star & Director Paula Garcés’ Comic Book Superhero Coming to PlayStation4 and Xbox One from Digiart Interactive

'Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards' features a Latina hero in a family-friendly adventure drawing on Hispanic culture

Photo: Instagram / @therealpaulagarces

BURBANK, Calif.– (BUSINESS WIRE)–Digiart Interactive announced that Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards is coming soon to PlayStation4 and Xbox One. This swashbuckling, story-driven action RPG features the Latina demigod Aluna, a character created by actress, producer, and director Paula Garcés. The titular character starred in a comic book series co-written by the award-winning writers of Assassin’s Creed and Batman: Arkham Origins.

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“We originally created the character of Aluna to counter the lack of and misrepresentation of Hispanic females in pop culture,” says Garcés. “She took off like wildfire, so we launched the comic book, and a video game was the natural next step. Latin American culture has so much variety and depth, there are hundreds of exciting stories to tell.”

In Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards, you play as Aluna as she defends a mystical shard containing the power of earth. From the heavens, mystic shards rain down upon the earth defying both time and space. As a child, Aluna was given the most powerful of these shards said to contain the heart of her mother, the goddess Pachamama. Circumstances force Aluna to leave her home and journey to the New World and fulfill her destiny, but an evil force also seeks to fulfill theirs. Aluna’s past guides her future and her enemies will stop at nothing to steal the shard and take control of the world.

For more information, visit alunagame.com

About Digiart Interactive
Digiart Interactive is a Minority-owned video game Publishing and Development company located in New York and Los Angeles. We have an eclectic creative Award winning team from all facets of the Entertainment industry to help deliver a fun gaming experience to all. https://digiartinteractive.com/

About Paula Garcés
The Colombian-American actress/producer/director Paula Garcés returns in NETFLIX original hit comedy series, ON MY BLOCK, as “Geny,” the sassy and loving mom for season 4, and making her directorial debut in the show’s final season. For more of Paula’s credits in television, film, and popular culture, visit https://paulagarces.com/about-paula-garces/

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