Developer Nerd Monkeys and Publisher Hatinh Interactive have announced that award-winning hand-drawn puzzle platformer Out of Line is now available (5pm BST) on PC via Steam and other PC games stores. The title will be discounted 10 percent until July 8. Out of Line will launch July 7 on Switch, with pre-orders beginning today in Europe and on July 1 in the United States. The game’s PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will launch later this year.
Inspired by Studio Ghibli, modern philosophy and impressionist art, the game depicts protagonist San’s journey of self-discovery. As players assist the young man in recovering his memory and escaping an oppressive factory regime, they’ll uncover existential themes that relate to their own lives.
Admire Out of Line’s beautifully illustrated vistas with today’s launch trailer:
“Out of Line’s meticulously designed, hand-drawn aesthetic perfectly translates a creative vision we imagined several years ago,” says Francisco Santos, Lead Artist at Nerd Monkeys. “We’re proud to share this wonderfully refreshing, thought-provoking work of art.”
Out of Line is a very important milestone for Hatinh Interactive: we are delighted to bring to fans of puzzle and platformer games a truly unique experience ” adds Philippe Dao, CEO & Co-founder of Hatinh Interactive.
Players will use San’s spear to climb walls, activate switches, operate platforms, halt machinery and more across a variety of landscapes. As they navigate past puzzles and mechanical hazards in order to gather the young man’s memories, they’ll unravel the mysteries of his world and discover the power of hope in the face of tyranny.
• Enjoy dozens of visually impressive puzzles.
• Learn to master the mechanics of the spear.
• Interact with beautiful hand-drawn environments.
• Learn from extraordinary characters.
• Discover what San’s story means to you.
Out of Line is now available on PC via Steam and other PC game stores such as Epic Games Store, GOG.com, Gamesplanet.com and Humble Store. The title will be discounted 10 percent until July 8. Out of Line launches July 7 on Switch, followed by Windows Store, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions later this year. Pre-orders for the Switch version of the game begin today in Europe and on July 1 in the United States.