Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery developer Silver Lining Studio will release narrative puzzle game The Star Named EOS for consoles and PC via Steam in 2023, the studio announced. Specific consoles were not announced. A demo will be available for PC on February 6 as part of Steam Next Fest 2023.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
“Follow the stars, you will find the place where the future and the past meet. A place we called home.”
Immerse yourself in The Star Named EOS, a first-person narrative puzzle adventure game about photography and the ways we can capture the fleeting moments that shape our lives. Explore a hand-drawn world, solve puzzles to uncover the truth of a family mystery, and recreate photos to step back in time and experience the long-forgotten memories held within them.
The Story of a Star
Play as Dei, a young photographer following the footsteps of his missing mother. Often away from home traveling, Dei could only imagine his Mother’s daring adventures through the photos and letters she sent to him as a child. After noticing something strange in one of the pictures she had left behind her, everything Dei had believed is challenged. Now, guided by a voice deep within him, it’s time that Dei sets out to find the truth of his mother’s disappearance and finally move on…
A relaxing, reflective journey that can be played at any pace, The Star Named EOS blends beautiful hand-animated visuals with narrative-focused puzzle mechanics.
- Explore Hand-Drawn Panoramic Spaces
- Delve into this beautiful hand-drawn world, gather props, and interact with everything you can see.
- Capture snapshots of the space around you with your own camera, and experience the immersion of photography.
- Enjoy the panorama environments, created with exquisite graphics.
- Puzzle Your Way Towards the Truth
- Complete an array of intermediate puzzles that will challenge you and bring you closer to uncovering the mysteries at the heart of the story.
- Solve new challenges to recreate old photographs.
- Experience a Beautiful and Heartfelt Story
- With full voice-acting, experience a heartwarming story of love, memory, and understanding.
- Step back in time through the polaroids left to you, to uncover the long-lost truth.
- Rediscover the beauty of the world through your camera lens and the stories that photos can tell, in an emotional and cinematic experience.
Watch a new trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.