If you’ve ever felt a little nostalgic for GBA classics then we’ve got something for you!

Introducing Tako no Himitsu: Ocean of Secrets, a new indie action JRPG that is a tribute to the GBA era! Made by Deneos, the creator behind Save me Mr Tako, the game follows six heroes and their Octopus companions on a journey to save the world. With music from Motoi Sakuraba (Golden Sun) and Masanori Hikichi (Terranigma)

The game is coming to PC and Nintendo Switch and got a full game reveal trailer and a first demo (1.5 hour playtime) today, alongside the launch of a Kickstarter campaign.

Tako no Himitsu is an action RPG made as a tribute to the Game Boy Advance era of gaming. Embark on a quest to save a world consumed by the shadows of its past. Play as six different characters and uncover their stories and traumas as you explore a troubled world beset by shadow monsters. Befriend and train magical Octopuses to aid you in real time combat and puzzles, and strategize to gain the advantage against your enemies! With music from Motoi Sakuraba (Golden Sun) and Masanori Hikichi (Terranigma).


Play as six different characters, each with their own unique abilities and Symbiosis power. Discover their individual stories and the traumas they must overcome to make a positive change in the world.

Befriend and train magical Octopuses, the heroes of the past! Teach them spells that can aid in battle or help solve puzzles whilst exploring the world.

Strategise in real-time combat and fight the shadow monsters plaguing the land. Swap between different characters to adapt to enemies and gain the upper hand, and keep ahead of the swarm with new equipment.

Explore a vast, troubled world and learn the secrets of its past as you travel across the land. Discover the truth of the Shadow War and meet memorable characters in a great adventure to restore light to the world.

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