Forget about your fancy 3D polygons for a second — you could be playing something that looks more like an animated movie.
Dublin-based developer Pewter Games today released The Little Acre for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, and Linux. The Little Acre is a point-and-click adventure game with a hand-drawn art. Charles Cecil is serving as the game’s executive producer. Adventure game fans would know him for his work on the Broken Sword series, of which he was the creator and director. He also created the classic adventure games Beneath a Steel Sky and Lure of the Temptress. His involvement will give this new game gives it clout with aficionados of the genre.
“Inspired by the marvels of classic Don Bluth animation (All Dogs Go to Heaven) and the magical wonder of a Miyazaki world, the game is set in 1950s Ireland and follows the story of Aidan and his young daughter, Lily,” a press release from Pewter Games describes. “Investigating the sudden disappearance of his father, Aidan finds himself transported to a strange new land populated by bizarre creatures. Things are made slightly more difficult when young Lily decides that she is going to ‘help’ and encounters her own perils along the way.”
You can check out The Little Acre’s gorgeous animation for yourself in the trailer above.