Pitched as “the definitive edition of the visual novel style adventure game, now with all-new voice acting,” after he is exiled by his people Jun sets out in search of “Starsongs” to redeem himself. This is the name given to the sound that is emitted from certain asteroids, which have become the centre of conflict because of the immense power that they hold.
When Jun saves Eda – a witch who can detect and imitate Starsongs – she lends her voice to unravel an ancient myth deep in the heart of space. What appears to be a blessed encounter, will end up becoming a lifelong burden…
The developer has outlined the game’s key features as below:
- Seek Out The Elusive Asteroids: The female protagonist – Eda, can hear the thunderous sound of starsongs in space, and navigate their spaceship towards the asteroid it came from.
- Unravel The Mystery of Starsongs: The male protagonist – Jun, can explore asteroids to locate the starsong’s source, which reside in magnificant temples deep within the asteroids, hiding their ancient secrets.
- Engage With A Colorful Cast of Characters: Throughout their journey, the crew will encounter people of all sorts. From starsong intel brokers, to asteroid excavation enforcement officers. Some may act as an obstacle, while others will prove themselves to be allies.
- Learn About Each Character’s Past: Most people of Thousand Peaks have a personal story to tell when it comes to the conflicts that have ravaged their homeland. Uncover the troubled history of this solar system as you get to know each character.
- Travel Across A Lawless Solar System: The story’s main setting, Thousand Peaks, has been in a state of chaos ever since the war. Help the crew travel through the territories of different factions, as they gather intel on the fabled starsongs.
- Enjoy The Story At Your Own Pace: Echo of Starsong is a narrative-driven game. Although light puzzles and resource management are involved throughout the story, gameplay is kept simple to provide an accessible experience.
OPUS: Echo of Starsong – Full Bloom Edition is now available digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide.