Owlboy soars towards stores on May 29th

SOEDESCO is proud to announce that renowned indie adventure platformer Owlboy is soaring towards store shelves. The boxed version of Owlboy becomes available for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation®4 on the 29th of May.

Hans van Brakel, Executive Manager at SOEDESCO: “We’ve had to keep quiet about this for some time, but now I can finally announce our first physical Switch game! Owlboy is a really great title to start off our Switch line-up with, but we’ve certainly got more coming up”.

Award-winning adventure game
Ten years of development by D-Pad Studio have resulted in a visually stunning 2D adventure that is immensely appreciated by critics and consumers far and wide. Owlboy has already won the Destructoid Editor’s Choice Award, scoring a perfect 10/10. It’s been featured in Time magazine’s top 15 games of the year 2016 and scored an average Metacritic press rating of 8.8. The Telegraph gives Owlboy a score of 5/5, stating that the game has ‘’raised the bar sky high’’.

Owlboy: a moving story
Owlboy tells the touching story of owl misfit Otus, a feathery little fellow struggling to live the owl life. Fate strikes when Otus’ beautiful homeland is invaded by a horde of malicious sky pirates. Otus embarks on a fascinating journey through seemingly endless skies and mysterious, monster infested ruins. He must recruit his friends to employ their special puzzling- and combat skills, fight his foes and fly his way to safety.

Features

  • Heartfelt, intriguing story about the adventurous journey of an underdog owl.
  • Detailed, colorful and beautifully vibrant pixel art style.
  • Switch between Otus’ friends at any time to employ their unique abilities
  • Tremendous variety in surroundings and enemies.
  • Explore massive dungeons and face epic boss battles.

 


CGM Newswire is a subsidiary of CGMagazine. For more information, visit our page here.

CGMagazine is Canada’s premiere comics and gaming magazine. Subscribe today to get the best of CGM delivered right to your door! Never miss when a new issue goes live by subscribing to our newsletter! Signing up gives you exclusive entry into our contest pool. Sign up once, you’ll have a chance to win! Sign up today!

Check out some of our latest news, reviews, and features including Derek Heemsbergen’s review of  Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Want to see more videos? Subscribe to our YouTube channel and check out the First 15 – Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Forza Motorsport 7, and Cuphead!

Don’t forget to tune in every Friday the Pixels & Ink Podcast to hear the latest news, previews, and in-depth game discussions!

Never miss when new CGM articles go out by following us on Twitter and Facebook!