Bo: Path of Teal Lotus launches on July 18 for PS5, Xbox Series, Switch, and PC

Bo: Path of Teal Lotus launches on July 18 for PS5, Xbox Series, Switch, and PC


A side scrolling adventure game Bo: Teal Lotus Path will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Switch, and PC via Steam on July 18, publishers Humble Games and Squid Shock Studios announced.

Here is an overview of the game, via it Steam page:

About

Sliding down from the Heavenly Realm.

Flow with acrobatic grace and lightness through the magical world of myth and legend Bo: Teal Lotus PathA beautiful hand-drawn scene inspired by Japanese folklore.

Embark on a magical journey as Bo, the sky flower (fox tentaihana) descended from heaven to play an important role in an ancient and mysterious ritual. Use your legendary bo staff to bounce and slide your way through another world of hand-drawn worlds, dreamlike landscapes, mysterious and adorable yokai, and monsters summoned from ancient Japanese mythology.

Key Features

  • Discover the Strange and Extreme World – Explore different and interconnected worlds in a 2.5D side-scrolling action platformer with Metroidvania elements. Journey to a haunted castle, a thriving Japanese-inspired metropolis, and many other strange and awe-inspiring places—then find ways to return and fully explore undiscovered paths and surprises.
  • Find your Flow – Navigate the world’s platforming challenges with acrobatic precision, grace and elegance. Use Bo’s unique movement and repositioning system to efficiently reach new areas or restore your foot’s balance when it’s wobbly.
  • Teacher New Staff Changes – Brew and drink arcane tea to unlock powerful new abilities for Bo’s shapeshifting staff. Mash enemies with the Mochi Mallet, unlock new movement techniques like the Lotus Dash and Grappling Gun, and beautifully enhance your ride.
  • Gather Daruma’s Powerful Allies – Each adorable Daruma doll you discover can be upgraded and summoned to the battlefield, where these adorable and powerful allies can deploy spells and other impressive abilities to aid you in battle.
  • Extracted from Fantasy – Discover a beautiful 2.5D vision that combines the beauty of paintings, the charm of hand-drawn illustrations and the beauty of paper.
  • Ghost Actors of Allies and Enemies – Interact with a larger-than-life cast of mysterious and adorable yokai (magical spirits from Japanese folklore) and other original characters inspired by Japanese mythology, all brought to life with traditional frame-by-frame 2D hand-drawn animation . Help them with their side quests–or just stop by for a chat and a cup of tea.
  • Mythical Boss Battle – A huge and terrifying aquatic challenge drawn from Japanese folklore! You will need to use all the knowledge and acrobatic skills you have acquired to defeat these powerful opponents and advance further in your quest.
  • Go to Music – Follow the music of the beautiful original score composed by Moises Camargo, combining traditional Japanese instruments with modern orchestral music.

Check out the new trailer below.

Release Date Trailer