Sephonie story driven 3D platformer gets a reveal in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC. Thanks to developers Melos Han-Tani and Marina Kittaka. Due to make it’s way onto Steam this year.
This story driven 3D platformer is due to launch later this year. As memories linger across time, deep under the island of Sephonie. Explore a massive cave network, and link with unknown species using the novel Puzzle Grid system. Players will also explore the island’s depths as shipwrecked biologists. Thanks to Amy, Ing-wen, and Riyou who are unfolding these mysteries. Of course, they are both scientific and spiritual. While watched over by a supernatural being who exists beyond human history.
The caves of Sephonie vary wildly from lush, jade chasms to reddish flora filled sandstone caverns. Their physical and rocky layouts demand a fitting move set. So you can fling yourself over high ledges using the satisfying Teledash Vault. Then activate the quick but risky Sprint when you need to cover long distances. As you Wallrun across dangerous outcroppings. When the obstacles become impossible, use the plants and animals of the setting. This will also unlock powerful new abilities like soaring high jumps and swift grapples.
The Relaxing and Casual Puzzle Grid System
The trio must research the island’s unknown creatures by Linking with them. Using the one of a kind “Puzzle Grid” system, you’ll rotate and place a series of multi colored puzzle pieces onto the board. While you connect large, same colored islands. The caves are full of both small and massive creatures. Each has their own importance to the cave‘s ecosystem and with a different challenge to overcome. Marking a more interesting title in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC.
There’s no ‘right’ solution to Linking. So you will use your intuition to react to the creature’s moves on the board. And you will soon be on your way to success.
Sephonie Reveal Trailer
A Research Trip Gone Awry
In the near future, three biologists are on a joint research trip. Out to use their ONYX implants to research the creatures of the uninhabited Sephonie Island. However, a mysterious event destroys their ship, leaves them shipwrecked.
Amy Lim, Taiwanese American and bold leader, hails from the midwestern USA town of Bloomington. Riyou Hayashi, an analytically minded Japanese Taiwanese researcher, calls the bustling Tokyo his home. And Ing-wen Lin, a kind and considerate Taiwanese scientist, lives in Taipei.
The trio will find their motives and loyalties put to the test. Working through Sephonie’s caverns. Facing not only rocks and creatures but also their deepest memories and dreams. As they grow more intimate with each other and the island. The ancient force, brewing deep in the island’s abyss, may threaten their newfound relationship, and the world.
- A deep, emotional story about the close bonds of a trio. The priorities of nations and the delicate connection of humans and nature. Spanning beyond human history.
- A human experience crafted entirely by the IGF Grand Prize nominated duo. Both Marina Kittaka and Melos Han-Tani, behind works such as Anodyne 1 & 2, Even the Ocean, and All Our Asias.
- Master a parkour-esque moveset to sprint, wallrun, and jump. Also fling yourself through Sephonie Island’s rocky and physical caverns.
- A novel and unique Puzzle Grid System. Due to stretch your brain in fun ways.
- A beautiful and varied cave system filled with all manner of large and surprising creatures
Sephonie is due to release in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC via Steam in 2021. The story driven 3D platformer release date is still TBD. But you can jump on the Analgesic Discord and follow the game on Twitter.