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What Lies in the Multiverse is a ‘comedy adventure’ with a demo out today

Untold Tales and Studio Voyager + IguanaBee have introduced comedy journey What Lies within the Multiverse.

The sport is deliberate to launch on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One in early 2022. A playable demo will be available on Steam beginning as we speak, Friday October 1.

What Lies within the Multiverse is described by its developer as “a story-driven, 2D journey that one may name a dramatic comedy”.

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It says: “Crammed to the brim with hilarious, cartoonish hijinks, the narrative additionally presents the participant with mature and deep themes like demise, envy, and obsession.

“When a gifted boy (recognized solely as The Child) is zapped into a completely new universe, he encounters Everett – a sarcastic, eccentric, and mysterious scientist with the ability to shift dimensions.  Bonded with a harmful mutual curiosity for parallel worlds, they embark on an investigation into the unknown.

“Collectively they enterprise off to a wierd island the place they may discover key solutions about Everett’s previous and the universe, all whereas being hunted by previous but doubtful acquaintances who wish to seize them and put a cease to their dimension shifting shenanigans.”

You’ll be able to see the sport’s key options, by way of its developer, under:

Seamless Transformations

Would you want to vary the sport world on the fly? Now you possibly can! Can’t attain a ledge? Bam! Swap worlds mid-air. Afraid of sliding round an icy surroundings? Alternate to a different universe for firmer floor! Simply watch out when messing with gravity…

Various Worlds

Embark on a journey throughout a wide range of beautiful pixel-art worlds, every providing one thing distinctive. Discover temples, cities, harbors, the wilderness and extra as you race to unlock the secrets and techniques of the Multiverse.

Colourful Forged of Characters

Meet a bunch of quirky however compelling characters comparable to Everett, your eventual genius companion. Image a sarcastic, eccentric Albert Einstein. Then there’s EZ, a mysterious determine everybody fondly remembers however can’t describe. And naturally, ZENITH, a bunch of enigmatic and shadowy figures at all times respiration down your neck.

A Deeper Narrative

Whereas staying true to its light-hearted nature, the story’s poignancy builds as you progress. A rollercoaster of laughter, pleasure, and sorrow awaits.