Atmospheric side-scroller Planet Alpha announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

Due out in 2018.

Planet Alpha

Team17 has announced Planet Alpha, an atmospheric side-scrolling platform adventure game from Denmark-based independent developer Adrian Lazar, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC in 2018.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

Planet Alpha, a beautiful alien world filled with mystery and danger. Pursued by relentless enemies, you must harness the power of night and day as you struggle to survive.

Key Features

  • Marooned on an Alien World… – You have awoken on a strange alien world. Injured, alone and stranded you venture across this foreign land, navigating beautiful and varied terrain as you try to stay alive.
  • Power Over Night and Day – The world of Planet Alpha is affected by the solar cycle, and as you progress you’ll discover a unique gift – you can manipulate the time of day and use it to your advantage.
  • Unlock the Mysteries of Planet Alpha – Explore a unique world and piece together your story. What will you discover on Planet Alpha?

And here is the press release description:

Planet Alpha is an atmospheric side-scrolling platform adventure game. Combining fast platforming, creative puzzles, stealth mechanics and a unique art style to create an unforgettable experience.

You awake on a strange alien world that is home to many mysterious, exotic flora and fauna. As you explore the world around you, you’ll uncover the ability to rotate and control the planet. Is this world really as tranquil and serene as it first appears and what more will you discover?

Watch the announcement trailer below.

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