Owlboy is a story-driven platform adventure game, where you can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds! Pick up your friends, and bring them with you as you explore the open skies. Overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era. 

Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates. What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, well kept secrets, and burdens no one should have to bear.
  • A love letter to pixel art for a new audience, Owlboy is a story-driven action adventure, with a unique mix of flight and platforming.
  • Carry anything. Recruit Otus’s friends as gunners to fight for you, each with unique abilities and stories.
  • Large dungeons with big and challenging boss battles.
  • An adventure 10 years in the making.
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    Release Date: 29/05/2018
    Brought to you by independent development team D-Pad studio, the long-awaited Owlboy is now available on Sony’s fantastic PlayStation 4. For many years, these multi-talented gaming industry specialists have been working meticulously on this incredibly beautiful pixel art gaming experience.  

    This Norway-based development team is renowned for their passionate working style and interests within the pixel art world. They have developed a beautiful and immersive storyline that provides depth and elements of real-world emotions that allow PS4 gamers to journey through this story-driven videogame. 

    Pixel art games has made an astonishing comeback in recent years; both nostalgic and modern gamers enjoy immersing themselves in these beautiful and alluring video games for something a little more unique. And Owlboy is no exception, with pleasing pixel art graphics, gorgeous locations and the open sky to explore, fly around the skies and land on various islands to discover hidden secrets.  

    Play as the quiet but lovable character Otus; a mute Owlboy who is struggling with the pressures of living up to his Owlhood. Undeterred by the negative experiences he faces with unwelcoming villagers, Otus is a sensitive yet happy little character who will leave you feeling a sense of achievement every time you accomplish a new goal or discover a new secret. With his special flying cloak, Otus flies with his best friend Geddy whilst meeting several other characters, both good and bad, along the way.  

    Delve into this curious world, whilst flying but also exploring ruins that are infested by monsters. If monsters weren’t scary enough, the clouds above you have recently been overrun with obnoxious sky pirates who you must face to continue your journey through the skies.  

    To help defend yourself, give your friends new roles as gunners to protect you from your enemies as you fight. Each of these friends that join you for the ride have a unique backstory that hold keys to secrets that you must rediscover. Investigate further into this mysterious world and entertain yourself for hours within this fascinating adventure. 

    Owlboy Q'n'A

    Why did development time for Owlboy last for around 10 years? 
    The original Owlboy game was announced back in 2007. Owlboy’s creator Simon Anderson highlighted the importance of not cutting corners when it comes to the beauty of 2D art. As well as this, level designer Adrian Bauer stated that the independent development team, DPad studio, allowed time to properly develop the game via a custom XNA engine that was not fully optimised until 2012. 

    Are there any stand-out graphics in Owlboy? 
    Yes. Owlboy is renowned for its beautiful pixel art graphics. The 2D artwork and gameplay may have taken years to complete, but it has been worth the wait according to gaming fanatics and those within the industry. 

    What is ‘pixel art’? 
    Pixel art is returning to our modern consoles due to both its beautiful and nostalgic elements. Pixel art is a form of digital art, where images are edited on the pixel level using limited graphics and computing resources. From the likes of Super Mario and Rogue Legacy, pixel art was used when the gaming industry was first established and is still used to this day in modern games.  
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    Suitable for people aged 7 and over.



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