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Metroidvania game Exographer announced for Switch

Posted on February 26, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop


Publisher Abylight Studios and SciFun Games have announced Exographer, a new Metroidvania game for Switch. It’s targeting a 2024 launch.

Exographer, a 2D adventure based on science, has players following INI on a rescue mission on a stranded planet. Players will look to “find clues of an extinct civilization, use their technology, and discover the origin of the absurd matter invading six different atmospheres.”

Here’s some additional information:

Exographer is a game imagined by physicist and sci-fi author Raphael Granier de Cassagnac. Gameplay is based on exploration, platforming, puzzle solving and the use of 4 powers based on science. But players will discover this only through an immersive adventure.
‌You will get to know some alien characters, the natitans, inspired by true scientists, visit locations based on laboratories and observatories from real life and discover many other easter eggs taken from particle physics.

Enjoy a beautifully crafted pixel art planet, full of dangers and enigmas. With music composed by Yann Van Der Cruyssen (Stray).

Key Features

  • A 2D “metroidvania” adventure based on exploration, puzzles and platforming.
  • Science based powers, puzzles and narrative.
  • Discover traces of an ancient civilization on an alien planetoid.
  • Overcome obstacles using and combining 4 powers: Gluon Boots, Photon Sphere, Wedic Waves and Zediacal Boxes.
  • 6 different atmospheres, 20 levels, 9 scientists and 139 hidden pictures to reveal. Find 17 pixules (corresponding to real elementary particles).
  • 15 hours of gameplay
  • Soundtrack composed by Yann Van Der Cruyssen (Stray, Cave Story).

Have a look at a trailer for Exographer below.

Announcement Trailer

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