By Aaron Evangelisti / June 23rd, 2021
From developers Nerd Monkeys and publisher Hatinh Interactive Out of Line is a puzzle-platformer following the adventures of it’s young protagonist, San.
San’s mission in Out of Line is to recover his memories, learn who he is, and escape an industrial hellscape armed only with his strange looking spear. Players will use San’s spear to aid them in puzzles, doing things like acting as a platform and activating far off switches that otherwise can’t be reached. Out of Line features a hand drawn aesthetic and as you play the game you’ll learn more about San, his past, and interact with other characters occupying this world.
Out of Line is out now on Steam and other PC platforms such as GOG and the Epic Game Store for $12.99 USD. It will also be avalible on Nintendo Switch July 7th, and PlayStation 4 and XBox One later this year.
Checkout the press release below for more information:
HAND-DRAWN PUZZLE PLATFORMER OUT OF LINE UNVEILS A QUEST OF FREEDOM AND IDENTITY
ON PC TODAY AND ON SWITCH THIS JULY
AWARD-WINNING MASTERWORK INSPIRED BY
STUDIO GHIBLI AND IMPRESSIONIST ART OUT NOW
ON PC; ARRIVES ON SWITCH JULY 7
Paris, France, June 23, 2021 — Developer Nerd Monkeys and Publisher Hatinh Interactive have announced that award-winning hand-drawn puzzle platformer Out of Line is now available on PC via Steam and other PC games stores. The title will be discounted 10 percent until July 8. Out of Line will launch July 7 on Switch, with pre-orders beginning today in Europe and on July 1 in the United States. The game’s PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will launch later this year.
Inspired by Studio Ghibli, modern philosophy and impressionist art, the game depicts protagonist San’s journey of self-discovery. As players assist the young man in recovering his memory and escaping an oppressive factory regime, they’ll uncover existential themes that relate to their own lives.
“Out of Line’s meticulously designed, hand-drawn aesthetic perfectly translates a creative vision we imagined several years ago,” says Francisco Santos, Lead Artist at Nerd Monkeys. “We’re proud to share this wonderfully refreshing, thought-provoking work of art.”
Out of Line is a very important milestone for Hatinh Interactive: we are delighted to bring to fans of puzzle and platformer games a truly unique experience ” adds Philippe Dao, CEO & Co-founder of Hatinh Interactive.
Players will use San’s spear to climb walls, activate switches, operate platforms, halt machinery and more across a variety of landscapes. As they navigate past puzzles and mechanical hazards in order to gather the young man’s memories, they’ll unravel the mysteries of his world and discover the power of hope in the face of tyranny.
• Enjoy dozens of visually impressive puzzles
• Learn to master the mechanics of the spear
• Interact with beautiful hand-drawn environments
• Learn from extraordinary characters
• Discover what San’s story means to you
Out of Line is now available on PC via Steam and other PC game stores such as Epic Games Store, GOG.com, Gamesplanet.com and Humble Store. The title will be discounted 10 percent until July 8. Out of Line launches July 7 on Switch, followed by Windows Store, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions later this year. Pre-orders for the Switch version of the game begin today in Europe and on July 1 in the United States.
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