Square Enix and the Balan Company announced its brand-new title during the Summer Game Fest pre-show ahead of the big Xbox Games Showcase this afternoon. Balan Wonderworld is a new 3D platformer and it is the first title to come from Balan Company.
Balan Company mixes together the talents of famed video game developers, artists, and composers to create a magical and spectacular world filled with quirky characters and lots of costumes to try on.
Yuji Naka and Naoto Oshima, co-creators of Sonic the Hedgehog, are working on this project together and both of them have been very excited to show this project off.
You can watch the reveal trailer for Balan Wonderworld down below:
Balan Wonderworld will launch sometime in the spring of 2021, taking advantage of Xbox’s Smart Delivery feature. It has been announced for Switch, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PS4, and PS5.
Here’s a quick synopsis of the game:
Entering a whimsical and bizarre land through a mysterious theatre, 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 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 that lay in their path and discover exciting new ways to play. The possibilities are endless as you bash your enemies, walk in the air, freeze time and manipulate all kinds of objects with the costumes you collect!
You can also enjoy some official screenshots down below:
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