A new launch trailer has been released for the stunning side-scrolling platformer Planet Alpha. The game, made by Team17 and Planet Alpha ApS has been 5 years in the making and is released today. Watch the new launch trailer here.
The game originally began as a side project of developer Adrian Lazar, who started working on it all the way back in 2013. Since then, all the passion and love he poured into the game has transformed it into something way beyond any passion project. The game is filled with fast-paced platforming, complicated puzzles, and thrilling stealth section all set to a gorgeous backdrop.
In Planet Alpha players will wake up on a strange and dangerous planned. The players will find themselves injured and are tasked with making their way back home, by traveling through the unknown planet. The whole world that you have to explore is affected by the day and night cycle of the planet. Fortunately, you will be bestowed with a grandiose gift that lets you control the day and night cycle by yourself. You will have to utilize this power to change the day and night cycle so that it suits your needs and you can progress through the world.
Planet Alpha is not just a special release because it started out as a passion project, it’s also because it marks the 100th release of Team17. The studio has various promotions planned in order to celebrate their 100th release for which you should keep up to date with their social media or official website. Planet Alpha will also have a 10% discount at launch in order to celebrate the 100th release as well.
Planet Alpha is available today for PC via the Steam store and will cost you $19.99.