Vilnius, Lithuania — January 5th, 2021.
The Lithuania-based video game publisher Nordcurrent and American indie games developer Max Mraz today announced that their Zelda-like pixel-art ARPG “Ocean’s Heart” is coming to PC via Steam on January 21st, 2021.
Brought to life by the creator of Yarntown, a Zeldalike demake of Bloodborne, Ocean’s Heart amasses inspiration from genre classics with its own flavor, promising hours of exploration, role-playing, hidden secrets, and whimsical encounters.
Ocean’s Heart is a charming pixel-art action RPG set in a spirited world, brimming with secrets, magic, and perilous affairs. As Tilia, a young girl whose father and best friend have been kidnapped by the ruthless pirate Blackbeard, you must set off on a treacherous journey through a vast and dangerous wilderness to rescue him, unraveling a web of pirate conspiracies on the way.
Gather items along your journey to craft potions as well as expand and upgrade your ever-growing arsenal of weapons, constantly increasing your skills to fight boss adversaries and survive deadly dungeons.
“Ocean’s Heart borrows inspiration from the likes of Zelda, Hollow Knight, The Witcher, and even Dark Souls, to create an exciting take on the action-adventure RPG genre,” said Artūras Surgutanovas, Head of Marketing from Nordcurrent.
“Packed with tons of side-quests and hidden secrets, Ocean’s Heart is wrapped in an engaging story chock-full of clever humor, providing a deep and entertaining experience that will make you laugh and tug at your heartstrings. Wishlist the game on Steam today so you don’t miss our launch on the 21st!”
Ocean’s Heart will be translated into English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Simplified Chinese.
For more information, check out Ocean’s Heart official website, Facebook, Twitter.
Founded in 2002, Nordcurrent is a video game developer and publisher headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania. With over 50 game releases under its belt across various platforms, the studio is mostly known for its biggest hit, Cooking Fever, a food-themed time-management game with 250 million downloads and 15 million monthly active users on mobile.
Additionally, the studio is proud of its recent award-winning and nominated release, Murder in the Alps, an action-packed shooter Sniper Arena. For more information, visit: https://www.nordcurrent.com
About Max Mraz
Max Mraz is an American solo developer based in Ohio. He is the creator of Yarntown, a 2D The Legend of Zelda-inspired version of Bloodborne, available for free on Itch.io. Max’s first commercial release is a pixel-art adventure RPG, Ocean’s Heart, soon available on Steam. Follow Max on Twitter.
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