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Ocean’s Heart Uncovers The Pirate Mystery of Blackbeard

Retro-inspired RPG Ocean’s Heart is a link to the past with it’s Zelda aesthetic and encourages players to explore the pixel art world.

From Max Mraz and Nordcurrent, behind Yarntown, players explore the world of Ocean’s Heart as Tilia – a young woman in search of her father and best friend who has been kidnapped by the pirate Blackbeard.

In her quest, she will ‘unravel pirate conspiracies, sail across the sea, and battle fearsome monsters using various weapons and ancient magic’. On top of this, expect to complete side quests, upgrade her weapons and survive deadly dungeons.

Ocean's Heart - Boot boat
Boot boat? Source: Steam

Key features include:

  • Retro-inspired action RPG with modern trimmings.
  • A lively and gorgeously pixeled world full of secrets free to explore at your own pace.
  • Menacing enemies and tense boss fights that’ll keep you on your toes.
  • An exciting array of weapons, spells, and abilities. Experiment to find your favorites for every situation and foe.
  • Unique, character-driven sidequests with heartwarming or twisted stories that expand upon the world’s lore.
  • Foraging and crafting elements to increase your chances of survival in a nasty fight.
  • Quirky charm and humor to keep you smiling on your extraordinary adventure!
Ocean’s Heart draws inspiration from the captivating 90s adventure RPGs that so many of us grew up with…The game aims to both pay homage to the greatness of the originals while still advancing the genre through the many sidequests, puzzles, upgrades, bosses and dungeons.
Artūras Surgutanovas, Head of Marketing from Nordcurrent

Here’s an earlier trailer:

Ocean’s Heart is heading to Steam in 2021. In the meantime, check out the Steam page and wishlist accordingly.

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