LOS ANGELES, USA – March 10, 2016 – One of the most difficult things to achieve in game design is creating an experience that is intuitive and fun to jump into but still carries progressive depth and excitement throughout the entire game without feeling repetitive. Through some form of wizardry Happy Square Productions have demonstrated their masterful ways with their debut title, The Land of Eyas.
Opposing gravities is the foundation on which they have created the charming tale of young Eyas searching for a way Home. Magically, The Land of Eyas takes this immediately fun mechanic and continues to present new thoughtful challenges through ingenious level design. Pairing these puzzles with adorable artwork and a sensational musical production appeases both the head and heart. The Land of Eyas is a gem crafted by a team of talented and enchanting people at Happy Square Productions and we just cannot wait to bring it to Steam this Summer.
Check out the full press release below:
Rising Star Games to Bring Ingenious Gravity Switching Action Platformer to PC and Mac
Los Angeles, CA – March 10, 2016 – Rising Star Games, a video game publisher renowned for bringing unique and diverse games to players everywhere, has announced a new partnership with Happy Square Productions to publish The Land of Eyas on PC, Mac, and Linux. Combining lovable 2D visuals with gravity-based platform mechanics, gamers will use two opposing gravities to explore an enchanted world, experience huge sling-shot momentum jumps, and avoid dangerous enemies and obstacles in search for a way Home.
“The fine folks at Rising Star Games are stellar promo experts that give indie game titles the star power and attention that they deserve,” said Stephen Hoskins, founder of Happy Square Productions. “They disconnect the extremely arduous and time consuming tasks of promoting games from developers, delivering well-coordinated strategies designed to showcase the joyful greatness of indie games. The gamer community is in for a jolt of indie gaming goodness thanks to Rising Star Games.”
“Innovative, unique game experiences like The Land of Eyas are a great example why indie games are so special”, said Martin Defries, managing director of Rising Star Games. “When players experience The Land of Eyas they’ll find a unique platforming treasure that will challenge in new, exciting ways while captivating gamers with its delightful art style and story.”
In The Land of Eyas, gamers take on the role Eyas, a little boy wearing an oddly-styled cat outfit, who is caught in a world split between two opposing gravities. To find his way Home, Eyas has to learn how to navigate the strangely beautiful world using the opposing gravitational forces and the objects he interacts with along the way. On his journey, he is guided by tree wisps that direct him to find the one they call Mother. By manipulating jumps between the different gravity fields, Eyas will be able to use the additional momentum to sling-shot to new heights and access new areas.
Developed by the indie developer Happy Square Productions, The Land of Eyas will be available this Summer on Steam and selected digital retailers.