Balan Wonderworld Gets Colorful Screenshots Featuring Second and Third Chapter

Square Enix released new screenshots of its upcoming action-platformer Balan Wonderworld by the creators of Sonic.

Balan Wonderworld

Square Enix released new screenshots of its upcoming action-platformer Balan Wonderworld.

The screenshots showcase the gameplay of the second and third chapters of the game, which appeared in the cinematic trailers released a few days ago.

The first chapter features an undersea environment and focuses on the story of the diver Fiona and her dolphin friends… that aren’t that friendly anymore.

The third chapter stars the bug-loving Yuri, including locales that resemble a forest.

You can check the screenshots out below.

If you’re unfamiliar with the game, here’s an official description directly from Square Enix. if you want to see more, you can check out another trailer, the original announcement, and the opening cutscene.

“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!

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 marks Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima’s first collaboration in 20 years and is the first game from the newly established BALAN COMPANY gaming brand. BALAN COMPANY brings together talented video game developers, visual artists, and composers to tell the greatest stories and provide the ultimate platformer experiences.”

Balan Wonderworld is coming to basically every platform with a chip and a screen (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC) on March 26, 2021.

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Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.