Hoa launches in April 2021

A puzzle platforming game with hand-painted art.

Hoa

Hoa will launch for Switch via the Nintendo eShop and PC via Steam in April 2021, publisher PM Studios and developer Skrollcat Studio announced.

“It’s not everyday that a developer as talented as the Hoa team creates such a beautiful work of art,” said PM Studios CEO Micahel Yum in a press release. “The level of care Skrollcat Studio has taken is evident in every frame as you discover the beautiful world they lovingly crafted.”

Skrollcat Studio director Son Tung Cao added, “Three years ago a tiny cute idea skipped into our minds. We set out to build a beautiful living world around it that tells its own tale, and we can’t be any happier now that we can share with you where the journey has taken us. We hope everyone will have as much joy exploring the world of Hoa as we have had creating it.”

Here is an overview of the game, via PM Studios:

About

Hoa is a beautiful puzzle platforming game that features breathtaking hand-painted art, lovely music, and a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere. Experience the Magic of nature and imagination as you play the main character, Hoa, on her journey through wondrous environments back to where it all began.

Key Features

  • Breathtaking Hand-Painted Art – Step into a painting that lives—explore a vast world of meticulously crafted sceneries of stunning hand-painted art.
  • Outstanding Original Soundtrack – Captivatingly story-telling and emotionally-charged, Hoa‘s exceptional score, originally composed and live-recorded, brings its world to life with a touch of nostalgia.
  • Lovely Creatures – Keep an eye out for delightful magical creatures along the way. Most of them want to be friends, some might even tell you a little story or two. Cuteness guaranteed.
  • Gentle Yet Compelling Flow – Navigate with a keen eye and solve exploration-based puzzles. Relax to the organic rhythm of subtle storytelling while being intrigued by endless little wonders. Be a child—it’s easier and harder than it may seem.

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