Full Void, the pixel-art cinematic puzzle platforming adventure, saw its debut on Nintendo Switch today. In this despotic future, where AI is running amok and keeping humankind oppressed under their full tyranny, you will uncover the story of a young teenager who’s all alone in a hellish landscape.
Your skills will be put to the test, and your courage put through its paces as you traverse gorgeous hand-drawn pixel environments, enjoy classic cinematic puzzler-platform gameplay with a modern twist, and discover innovative visual mechanics. Full Void is sure to appeal to hardcore gamers and casual audiences alike, and is very much a spiritual successor to the classic 90’s era cinematic platformers - Think back to Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, Heart Of Darkness and Prince Of Persia and you’re on the right track.
In terms of graphics, although entirely 2D pixel art, Full Void also gives the feeling of a 3D world, with depth and the possibility of movement that sometimes goes beyond the sideways scrolling. Every scene is custom-built, with hand-crafted composition, animation and perspective.
The OutOfTheBit team found that there’s very little on the market in terms of puzzle platformers that are suitable for kids and those more sensitive to some content. Although Full Void is set in a horror and thrilling atmosphere, it has no gore or explicit violence, making it suitable for the whole family to enjoy.
About the game:
It’s time to delve into the dystopian future as you fight your way through puzzles, obstacles blocking your path, and haunting AI, all to uncover the story that surrounds this broken, run-down society where only children are still free… but for how long?
DEVELOPER QUOTES: “After making fun arcade games such as Super Arcade Football and Super Arcade Racing, we really wanted to explore the puzzle platformer genre. With Full Void we wanted to tell a story and also convey a feeling to the player. It’s the feeling of helplessness and isolation many of us felt during the lockdowns of 2020 and 2021, and we tell this entire story without the use of words, except for a line of text on the very last screen of the game.”
“The artistic value of Full Void was recognised by the recent double nomination to the Indie Cup UK ‘23 in the categories “Rising Star” and “Critics’ choice”. We’re humbled to be included in a lineup of such great games. It gives us confidence that we are on the right track!” - Ali Motisi, Lead Developer, Founder and Director of OutOfTheBit.
“Each screen in Full Void could be considered a painting. Composition, light and every single element were polished to the smallest detail” - Miles Atkinson - Pixel Artist & Leonardo Halwart - Graphic Designer.
- Environmental Storytelling;
- Ability to hack machinery to solve puzzles;
- Immersive and intense atmosphere;
- Compelling, Amiga MOD sounds;
- Original, hand-drawn pixel art;