Developers The Chinese Room and publishers Secret Mode today announced the multi-award-winning Little Orpheus is coming to console and PC on 1 March 2022. Players can experience this technicolour side-scrolling adventure on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Steam, Epic Games Store and Nintendo Switch. Check out the release date announcement trailer below.
The year is 1962 and NASA is trying to put a man on the moon. In a remote corner of Siberia, a Soviet cosmonaut is heading in the other direction. Comrade Ivan Ivanovich is dropped into an extinct volcano in his exploration capsule, Little Orpheus, to explore the centre of the Earth. He promptly vanishes. Three years later he emerges claiming to have saved the world.
Join Comrade Ivanovich as he explores lost civilizations, undersea kingdoms, prehistoric jungles and lands beyond imagination. Little Orpheus is a side-scrolling adventure game for casual players and seasoned adventure fans alike, inspired by classic movies like Flash Gordon, Sinbad and The Land that Time Forgot.
This definitive edition of the multi-award-winning Apple Arcade hit from master storytellers The Chinese Room is rebuilt and remastered for the big screen with hi-res textures, new moves, new animations, and enhanced graphics and effects. Little Orpheus for PC and consoles also features the bonus ninth episode – A Rush of Onion to the Head – and the Lost Recordings Mode from the original game.
Players who pre-order or purchase the game on Steam in the first two weeks of launch will also receive the Ivor-award nominated soundtrack by BAFTA-winning composer Jessica Curry and Jim Fowler for free.
Little Orpheus is releasing on 1 March 2022 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Steam, Epic Games Store and Nintendo Switch.