Hoa ‘The Forest’ gameplay walkthrough

Eight minutes of footage.

Hoa

Publisher PM Studios and developer Skrollcat Studio have released an eight-minute gameplay walkthrough of Hoa showcasing “The Forest” stage with commentary by Skrollcat Studio co-founder and Hoa art director Son Tra.

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.

Hoa is due out for Switch via the Nintendo eShop and PC via Steam in April.

Watch the gameplay below.

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