Murasaki Baby Crawls Onto Vita This September

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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Murasaki Baby | Vita

I love to cover games that catch my eye, and I was downright captivated and creeped out by the visuals in the upcoming Vita game Murasaki Baby. Developed by Ovosonico and directed by Massimo Guarini (of Killer 7, No More Heroes and Shadows of the Damned fame) with art in the style of Edward Gorey and music by Akira Yamaoka, it will launch this September as a digital download.

Murasaki Baby | Vita

The game has a very distinct and off beat style that looks like a mixture of Nightmare Before Christmas and Where the Wild Things Are. Using touch controls and by rotating the Vita, you can control where Baby ventures and get her from point A to point B safely. Lead her through a land of nightmares to reunite her with her mother (who, given Baby’s looks, I can only imagine is utterly terrifying). Mood will apparently play a large role in the game, and by swiping the Rear Touch, you can affect the moods of Baby and other characters, such as Bunny Boy.

Murasaki Baby | Vita

From what I can see, the game looks pretty unique, and should make a welcome addition to Vita owners. It will launch for $14.99 September of this year. Until then, enjoy this freaky little trailer.

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About Josh Speer

Josh Speer is addicted to two things in equal measure : Books and Videogames. He has a degree from the University of Washington in English with an emphasis on writing. He joined Operation Rainfall last year while following it on Facebook. His two giant life goals are to write his own series of fantasy / science fiction novels and to get into the creative side of the video game industry. He is beyond pleased to now have his proverbial foot in the door thanks to the opportunity provided by Oprainfall!