A Void Hope: Dev Diary videos

Later this month (on February 29th), A Void Hope will be released on Nintendo Switch. This is the latest game from Elden Pixels, who previously released Alwa’s Awakening and Alwa’s Legacy (also available on Nintendo Switch).

And ahead of that awaited release, the developers are sharing a series of Dev Diary videos in which they explain how their atmospheric narrative adventure came to be.

Here’s the episodes available as of writing:

Episode 3 (Final)

In the new dev diary, Alexander “BG” Berggren delves into the story behind A Void Hope’s atmospheric art style. This release of the new dev diary coincides with the release of a new single that can be heard in the game, Perspective, from synthwave artist Waveshaper, who composed the soundtrack for A Void Hope.

Episode 2

The second in a series of developer diaries giving an insight into the behind the scenes development of upcoming atmospheric narrative adventure, A Void Hope, has been released today. In the new dev diary, Lead Programmer Isac Degerborg talks about automating systems, the differences between Elden Pixels previous Alwa’s Legacy games and A Void Hope and more.

Episode 1

Mikael Forslind, CEO and game designer at Elden Pixels, talks about the process of creating A Void Hope – from horror movie inspirations to a new shader that finalized the tone of the game.

And here’s a trailer and some details for the game:

A Void Hope follows a couple trying to find a cure for an unknown affliction that seems to affect people’s memories, forcing them to venture into dark and dangerous streets and explore abandoned buildings in a collapsing city filled with delightfully detailed degradation rendered in Elden Pixels’ gorgeous retro-inspired pixel art style. A Void Hope’s haunting aesthetic is aurally enhanced thanks to Elden Pixels’ collaboration with renowned synthwave artist Waveshaper, who previously worked on the soundtrack for Furi, features sound design from Little Nightmares Audio Designer Christian Björklund and a story by science fiction and horror writer Frida Windelhed, creating a seductively chilling ambiance that is as emotionally engaging as it is aesthetically pleasing.

A Void Hope (Switch – eShop) comes out on February 29th in Europe and North America.

Source: Elden Pixels PR (12/02/2024)


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