Looking for more retro-styled action RPG goodness? Well, prepare to unravel pirate conspiracies in Ocean’s Heart from Nordcurrent and developer Max Mraz! Brought to life by the creator of Yarntown, a “Zelda-like demake” tribute of Bloodborne, Ocean’s Heart is coming to PC via Steam on January 21.
The game tells the story of Tilia, a young girl whose father and best friend have been kidnapped by the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. To rescue him and defeat Blackbeard, you must set off on a treacherous journey through a vast and dangerous wilderness, unraveling a web of pirate conspiracies along the way. Gather items along your journey to craft potions as well as expand and upgrade your ever-growing arsenal of weapons, constantly increasing your skills to fight adversaries and survive deadly dungeons. Watch the bright pixel-art adventure title in action through the trailer below.
Artūras Surgutanovas, Head of Marketing from Nordcurrent, said that Ocean’s Heart amasses inspiration from action RPG classics with its own flavor to create an exciting take on it. Promising deep exploration, loads of hidden secrets, as well as whimsical storytelling that sure to please genre fans looking to scratch that particular itch:
Ocean’s Heart borrows inspiration from the likes of Zelda, Hollow Knight, The Witcher, and even Dark Souls, to create an exciting take on the action-adventure RPG genre. Packed with tons of side-quests and hidden secrets, Ocean’s Heart is wrapped in an engaging story chock-full of clever humor, providing a deep and entertaining experience that will make you laugh and tug at your heartstrings. Wishlist the game on Steam today so you don’t miss our launch on the 21st!”
The game definitely looks promising, from the cute and colorful pixel-art visual, bits of orchestral music in the trailer, to the very classic Zelda-like gameplay (although a bit more fast-paced). What do you think of it though? Let’s discuss what you think of Ocean’s Heart incoming Steam release in the comments.