TORRANCE, Calif.—December 6, 2022— XSEED Games, the independent publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced Melon Journey: Bittersweet MemoriesThe retro-inspired story exploration game from developers Froach Club in conjunction with Poppy Works will launch in North America for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows systems. PC via Steam, GoG, and the Humble Store from the Humble Bundle on March 7, 2023. Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories will bring a charming, pixelated narrative adventure filled with clever characters, endearing encounters, and dangerous criminals to PC and console platforms digitally for $14.99.
What power has a single melon! When her friend Cantaloupe goes missing, the Honeydew melon factory worker slips out of his shift at Eglantine Industries for Hog Town, where melons are banned and corruption is rife. As the search for Honeydew begins, a series of intertwining mysteries begin to unfold in the new story exploration game. Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. Is the Cavity Crew as dangerous as it seems? Is Kitten King responsible for Hog Town’s problems? Honeydew will need to comb every inch of the green-tinged pixelated world, each step accompanied by the beats of the lo-fi jazz soundtrack, to save the day in this monochrome mystery packed with eccentric personalities. Who knew that so many problems could come from just one melon?
Fully interactive investigation: Comb every inch of Hog Town to collect clues, interrogate shady characters, and sneak your way through the seedy underworld, using keen observational skills and quick wits to piece together the big picture before it’s too late.
Mystery at every step: While searching for Cantaloupe, Honeydew will meet dozens of curious characters with unique personalities and backstories, adding additional mysteries for her to uncover along the way.
Jazzy lo-fi soundtrack: Enjoy over 90 different electronica and jazz inspired tracks from composer markyjane as you explore Hog Town and work the case.
Gorgeous Retro-Style Graphics: The pixelated, green-tinged world of melon trip it’s packed with loving details, a nostalgic ode to the Game Boy generation with plenty of modern twists.
Developed by Froach Club in conjunction with Poppy Works and published in North America by XSEED Games, Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories will be released on the Nintendo Switch™ system, PS4™ system, PS5™, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam, GoG, and the Humble Bundle Humble Store on March 7, 2022. This game will not It has been rated by the ESRB.
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About XSEED Games
XSEED Games is the independent publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio, as well as a variety of third-party partners and independent developers. The company’s portfolio of published games and series includes HISTORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURAY Rune Factory, Heroes No More, Corpse Party, AKIBA’S JOURNEYY Granblue Fantasy: Versus; along with new titles from independent developers, including potionomics Y Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. XSEED Games has built its reputation among gamers around the world with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, while remaining dedicated to its “indie spirit, player first” approach to quality games.