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Planet Alpha looks like Abe’s Oddysee crossed with No Man’s Sky


Team17 have partnered with Danish indie developer Adrian Lazar to bring atmospheric side-scroller Planet Alpha to PC this year.

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In Planet Alpha, you awake on a mysterious and exotic alien world which may not be quite as serene as it first appears. As you explore this new, peculiar planet, you find you develop the ability to rotate and control the planet, adjusting it to your needs.

In development since 2013, Planet Alpha is a side-scrolling platformer that combines creative puzzles with stealth mechanics, on a backdrop of beautiful colours and strange creatures – like Abe’s Oddysee mixed with No Man’s Sky.

“I am thrilled to have found in Team17 a partner who can offer us the resources that we need to bring this game to the players, but more importantly I’m excited to have a partner that truly believes in Planet Alpha as much as we do,” Adrian Lazar, creator of Planet Alpha, said in a press release. “I cannot wait to share our creation with the world.”

Planet Alpha is due for release on PC and consoles later this year.