Dot 4 Joy and Joyient are very happy to announce that “Rehtona”– a single-player puzzle-platformer that features parallel universes and a branching, ethereal narrative with alternate endings – launches on Steam Wednesday, January 23.
REHTONA tells the story of a girl trapped between two contrasting worlds: the ordinary world, and the World Behind the Gate.
After suddenly finding herself alone in the World Behind the Gate, Rehtona must collect “memory fragments” to find out what happened – but whenever a complete image is assembled, a memory that doesn’t seem to belong to Rehtona becomes imprinted onto her mind instead …
Each level in REHTONA features a complete sequence of puzzles derived from the interactions between the two worlds. Players act in one world and anticipate how it will impact the other world in order to overcome puzzles and find memory fragments.
As she painstakingly collects each missing piece by bouncing between two distinct dimensions, Rehtona’s ultimate quest for the truth may be more than she bargained for – a shocking revelation about herself … and even reality itself.
“IT WAS JUST AN ORDINARY DAY”
As Rehtona chats with friends in the town square, the world as she knows it begins to change without warning – and another world appears to overlap with reality. Suddenly,
Rehtona finds herself alone in the town square – and an unfamiliar door appears before her eyes. A weak voice could be heard behind the door … calling her name.
Rehtona musters up the courage to open the door, but she could see nothing but a desolate landscape beyond it. Then her own world begins to shatter as she falls into unconsciousness.
When she awakes, she realizes that she is still in her own world – but that world has now become empty and isolated … similar to what she saw on the other side of the door.
She then finds a photo lying in front of her house containing a simple yet mysterious message: “Find yourself.”
Explore two unique yet interconnected worlds.
Face 32 levels filled with clever puzzles based on cause-and-effect mechanics.
Experience a deep storyline that deals with identity, memory, and the true nature of self.
Enjoy stunning, handcrafted pixel art graphics inspired by traditional 16- and 32-bit platformers.
Uncover the truth with multiple endings and Easter Eggs.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
REHTONA will be available on Steam (Windows/Mac) Wednesday, January 23, for $12.99.
ABOUT THE DEVELOPER
Dot 4 Joy is an indie studio focused on creating high-quality pixel art games with superior gameplay. The team is comprised of three veteran developers with successful titles
under their belts and an appreciation for the classics. Founded in 2018, Dot 4 Joy’s main goal has been to bring the joy found in old-school games to players of all ages – in
the near future and beyond. To learn more about Dot 4 Joy and REHTONA, please visit http://www.rehtona.net.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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