Baiyon, the Japanese multimedia artist that composed the background music for PlayStation 3 and PC game PixelJunk Eden, is working with Pygmy Studio (La Mulana PS Vita port, Bokosuka Wars 2) on a new “love adventure” game for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita called Muse: Together Is the New Alone, it was announced at BitSummit 2015.
The game, which looks visually inspired by Earthbound, is set in a small town in the countryside and follows a boy who embarks on an adventure to wake a girl wrapped in an everlasting slumber.
Get some details below. Visit the game’s official website for more screenshots and a preview of the game’s soundtrack.
- Title: Muse: Together Is the New Alone
- System: PlayStation 4, PS Vita / PlayStation Network
- Release Date: TBD
- No. of Players: 1 player
- Genre: Love Adventure
- Publisher: Pygmy Studio
- Developer: Baiyon, Pygmy Studio
“A young girl lays in a never-ending slumber… One day, a boy finds notes and paintings belonging to the sleeping girl. Guided by these tokens he sets off on an adventure in the hopes of awakening her once again.”
A new game project directed by Baiyon, art and music director of the critically-acclaimed PixelJunk Eden, announces a new video game project “Muse: Together Is the New Alone,” for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita developed and published by Pygmy Studio.
In a small town in the countryside, a young girl lays in bed, wrapped in a never-ending slumber. One day, a boy finds notes and paintings belonging to the sleeping girl. Guided by these tokens, he sets off on an adventure in the hopes of helping her wake once again.
The story of Muse is centered around the theme of “unrequited love.” The game features a unique art style, blending pixel art and watercolor paintings. Combined with a melancholic, electronic soundtrack, Muse takes the player on a surreal and solitary journey into a world shaped by colors and inspired by Japanese adventure games from the 90s. Discover new environments, solve colorful puzzles and meet the eclectic creatures occupying this psychedelic world.