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Side-scrolling adventure game Little Orpheus launches September 13 on all major platforms

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William D’Angelo
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Peditor secret mode and developer The Chinese room announced side-scrolling adventure game, Little Orpheuswill launch on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store on September 13.

See the release date trailer below:

Read the details about the game below:

The year is 1962 and NASA is trying to put a man on the moon. In a remote corner of Siberia, a Soviet cosmonaut is heading the other way. Comrade Ivan Ivanovitch is dropped into an extinct volcano in his exploration pod, Little Orpheus, to explore the center of the earth. He immediately disappears.

Three years later, he emerges claiming to have saved the world. He also lost the atomic bomb powering the Little Orpheus. He is taken to a top-secret bunker deep in the Ural Mountains to be debriefed by the fearsome General Yurkovoi, a man so scary that even Stalin won’t offer him a drink. The general rolls up his sleeves, stares at Ivan with a steely gaze and says, “So… where were you comrade?” And where is my bomb? And Ivan looks him straight in the eye and says, “Well, General, you might not believe what happened to me, but I’ll do my best. Because it happened like that…”

Join our daring but hapless hero as he explores lost civilizations, underwater kingdoms, prehistoric jungles and lands beyond imagination. Gasp as he battles the subhuman Menkv tribe and escapes the clutches of horrible monsters! Encourage him as he triumphs over impossible odds and brings socialism to the underworlds!

Little Orpheus is a technicolor side scroll adventure game inspired by classic movies like Flash Gordon, Sinbadand The country that time forgot. The platforming and light puzzle solving of Little Orpheus are simple enough for casual gamers but rich enough for seasoned adventure fans.

If you’re a fan of old school family blockbusters, want a rollercoaster story that takes you to the heart of the Earth and beyond, or just need some ideologically correct entertainment, join the hero most unlikely to hit PC and consoles on an adventure beyond belief. With stunning visuals, brilliant acting and a world-class score, Little Orpheus is an underground epic that you will never forget. Comrades, center!

Main characteristics:

  • A stunning and colorful world remastered for PC with high resolution textures, new motions and animations, improved graphics and lighting effects, and more.
  • A gripping story full of humor and adventure from the award-winning masters of The Chinese Room, creators of Dear Esther and Everybody’s gone for the abduction.
  • Award-winning vocal performances and a world-class musical score by BAFTA-winning composers Jessica Curry and Jim Fowler, enhanced for PC in 5.1 surround sound.
  • Includes the ninth bonus episode “A Rush of Onion to the Head” and “Lost Recordings Mode”.

A long-time and passionate player, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was hired in 2010 as a Junior Analyst, rose through the ranks to Senior Analyst in 2012 and took over Estimates material in 2017. He expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content himself Youtube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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