Regarding Giraffe and Annika, the PS4 and Nintendo Switch releases have been announced previously, but we are happy to inform you that the Xbox One digital version will also be released simultaneously. Plus from today, August 6th the title will be available for preorder!
Giraffe and Annika is the latest work from Saito Atsushi, founder of atelier mimina. He has previously worked on legendary titles such as the music battle action game Gitaroo Man and Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan before going independent. Giraffe and Annika is the product of 4 solid years of development. TOMZUIN H, renowned sound artist, led the work on sound design of the game and is responsible for the phenomenal soundtrack and even the environmental sound design of Giraffe and Annika.
Annika, a girl who has lost her memories, is tasked by a mysterious character called Giraffe to collect the star fragments scattered across Spica Island. Explore this beautiful island and unlock the secrets it holds.
A heartwarming world and story, expressed through 2D comics and 3D graphics.
Giraffe and Annika is a charming story told through 2D comic cutscenes starring a full cast of adorable characters with a 3D game world seamlessly rendered in Unreal Engine 4.
Take your time to explore the picturesque Spica Island, with the rising and falling sun showing the different faces of the island as time gently passes to amazing environmental music.
Giraffe and Annika’s 3 gameplay parts.
Explore Spica Island to find and collect items and unlock the mystery of the island.
As Annika gains new abilities she will be able to access more areas to explore, take in the sights such as a very unique art gallery and a magnificent clifftop observatory.
Make your way past the traps and obstacles of the 5 dungeons scattered around the island to find the star fragments.
Face off against the boss of each dungeon in a rhythm game battle. With Easy, Normal and Hard difficulties to match your rhythm game skills, enjoy the awesome battle themes and this fresh take on boss battles.
Title: Giraffe and Annika
Xbox Pre Order Link
Developer: atelier mimina
Release Date: August 27th 2020
Platforms: Nintendo Switch/PlayStation®4/Xbox One
Genre: Heartwarming Adventure + Rhythm Action
Supported Languages: Japanese/ Simplified Chinese / Traditional Chinese / English
Copyright: © 2020 atelier mimina. All Rights Reserved. Music by Sonica Inc. Licensed to and published by Active Gaming Media Inc.
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