The Best Adventure Game is 2024

“Harold Halibut” is an eagerly anticipated adventure game set to launch in early 2024. The game, developed by Slow Bros., is known for its unique stop-motion-inspired aesthetic, bringing to life a handmade narrative about friendship and existence aboard a city-sized spaceship submerged in an alien ocean. The story unfolds 250 years after humanity fled Earth aboard this ark-like vessel, searching for a new, habitable planet. Players step into the shoes of Harold, a young lab assistant to the ship’s lead scientist, Jeanne Mareaux, who is among the few still striving to find a way for the ship to leave the planet and discover a new home.

The game is celebrated for its distinct stop-motion aesthetics, achieved through traditional sculpting, model-making techniques, and motion-capture animation, creating a tactile and meticulously hand-crafted world. With full voice acting, the game promises a cinematic experience, offering players the chance to engage with a diverse cast of characters, each bringing their own quirks and stories to Harold’s journey. The narrative is designed to blend drama, humor, and suspense, making for a riveting adventure as players explore a vibrant retro-future world in their quest to uncover the true meaning of “home.”

“Harold Halibut” is slated for release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, with availability on Game Pass as well​​​​.

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