Developer Wildpad Games and publisher Crytivo have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their gorgeous Ghibli-esque action-adventure title, Kloa: Child of the Forest.
Inspired by the wonderful world of Breath of the Wild and the multifaceted narratives of Studio Ghibli’s many acclaimed films, developer Wildpad Games wanted to craft a heartfelt emotional action-adventure title. To do so, they decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign which you can support right now. The detailed Kickstarter page runs through its various features and showcases some gameplay. So, if this at all interests you, it is worth heading over there to check it out. In our opinion, you should take a peek anyway to check out the stunning artwork on display. Seriously, this is some of the most gorgeous concept art we’ve seen in a long time.
You can check out the game’s reveal trailer here.
What Is Kloa: Child Of The Forest?
Kloa: Child of the Forest is a pixel art action-adventure game all about restoring a once verdant forest to its natural glory. In order to save your world from a curse, you’ll embark on a thrilling quest filled with exploration, frantic combat and devious puzzles. If you’re a fan of classic top-down adventure games or fancy yourself a pixel-art connoisseur, then you’ll definitely want to check this out. With varied biomes to explore, enemies to defeat, secrets to unlock and a frankly phenomenal soundtrack to listen to, Kloa: Child of the Forest seems set to be a great game. However, if you’re still not sold, here’s a quick breakdown of some of the game’s best features:
- Explore vast and varied biomes filled with secrets to uncover and enemies to vanquish
- Immerse yourself in a gorgeous pixel-art aesthetic inspired by the films of Studio Ghibli
- Use your bow and katana to defeat enemies
- Traverse the landscape using a variety of unique abilities
- Engage in a rich and emotional narrative
How Can You Support It?
Kloa: Child of the Forest has already raised a whopping £6,760 of its £29,811 goal as of the time of writing! However, it still needs your support. By heading on over to the game’s Kickstarter campaign page, you can donate as much money as you’d like.
If you want to nab a copy of the game for yourself, you can currently get in with the Early Bird tier at just £13. Otherwise, the lowest tier is £18. These tiers will net you a digital copy of the game, digital wallpapers, your name in the credits, a PDF manual and a Kickstarter backer title. The estimated delivery time of this tier is December 2023.