Today, developer Silver Lining Studio and publisher PLAYISM unveiled the July 23rd, 2024 release date for their story-driven puzzle game The Star Named EOS in a new gameplay trailer shared during the live broadcast of the Wholesome Direct Showcase, presented by Wholesome Games. The trailer for the hand-drawn, first-person narrative indie shared the game’s original theme song: “Sunset to Sunrise”, performed by aDAN and composed and arranged by Bo-Xun Lin. The developers also announced 10% discounts on pre-orders for The Star Named EOS are now open for Nintendo Switch (except Nintendo of Europe, which will open July 4, 2024 for $14.99 USD.

The follow-up to Silver Lining Studio’s hit indie game Behind the Frame, The Star Named EOS is a story-driven puzzle game centered on a love for photography and the pursuit of memory. As a child, Dei regularly received letters from his mother when she was traveling, each of which came enclosed with a memorable snapshot of the location she was visiting. But one day, Dei notices something peculiar about one of the photographs she left behind, putting everything he believes to the test. Now, guided by his mother’s voice deep within himself, it’s time for Dei to set out on his own to learn the truth about his family and confront the echoes of the past.

The Star Named EOS also features several vocal performances: the Japanese voice acting was provided by Aoi Yūki, known for her work in Persona 5 and Genshin Impact, while the English voice acting was provided by Suzie Yeung, who also played the mischievous Yuffie Kisaragi in Final Fantasy VII Remake and FFVII Rebirth. The Chinese voice-over is performed by Shandy Ma, an accomplished actress who’s appeared in more than 20,000 commercials and TV programs.

Dive into a unique, hand-drawn world and capture the fleeting moments that shape one’s life. Recreate old photographs and uncover the long-lost truth of a family mystery, as fragmented memories will help you discover a love that was left unrealized. Featuring a satisfying blend of a dazzling, evocative art style and narrative-focused puzzle game mechanics, The Star Named EOS will take you on a mesmerizing, inspired journey of reminiscence and identity.

The pre-order 10% off sale for The Star Named EOS will remain open until its release date July 23rd, 2024, when it will launch to all major consoles and PC storefronts.

[Press release]

Add Comment

Comments (0)

No comments yet. Be the first!