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Square Enix announces BALAN WONDERWORLD, coming to the PC via Steam in 2021

Square Enix today revealed BALAN WONDERWORLD; an all-new action-platformer from the creators of Sonic the Hedgehog. In order to celebrate this announcement, the publisher has released a new trailer that you can find below.

Players will take on the role of Leo and Emma as they embark on an adventure like no other. Led by an enigmatic maestro named Balan, they must navigate through Wonderworld to restore happiness and balance the hearts and minds of all they encounter here.

Players will also discover over 80 extraordinary costumes along their journey through a variety of unique environments within Wonderworld. The costumes change Leo’s and Emma’s appearances, granting them a wide array of fantastical powers to overcome obstacles. According to the developers, the gameplay possibilities will be endless. Players can bash their enemies, walk in the air, freeze time and manipulate all kinds of objects with the costumes they collect.

Additionally, BALAN WONDERWORLD is an all-new experience from renowned gaming industry talent including Director, Yuji Naka (Sonic the Hedgehog Franchise Creator, Team Sonic Co-Founder) and Character Designer, Naoto Ohshima (Sonic the Hedgehog, Doctor Eggman, Team Sonic Co-Founder). The game also marks Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima’s first collaboration in 20 years. Moreover, this will be the first game from the newly established BALAN COMPANY gaming brand.

Lastly, BALAN WONDERWORLD will be coming to the PC via Steam in Spring 2021.



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