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Murasaki Baby review: A touch of weird

I'll say it first to get it out of the way: Murasaki Baby looks like something that spawned from the slimy, deliciously quirky mind of Tim Burton. Specifically, Murasaki Baby on the Vita looks like the gamification of Tim Burton's The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, a short book...

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Vita oddball Murasaki Baby on board next week

Murasaki Baby - AKA that touch-based Vita game where you guide a little girl who has her mouth on top of her head - is out on September 16 in North America and September 17 in Europe. It's priced $15 for regular users, but if you've got Plus membership you'll be able to grab it for $12 during its ...

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PS Vita puzzler Murasaki Baby arrives in September

Side-scrolling PS Vita puzzle game Murasaki Baby is coming to the PlayStation Store in September, developer Ovosonico announced today. Helmed by Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini, Murasaki Baby uses the PS Vita's dual-touchscreen functionality to add variety and challenge to its koo...

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These Murasaki Baby gifs make Tim Burton look normal

Technically, these gifs show off the various backgrounds that Baby, the main character in Murasaki Baby, must traverse by activating their various attributes with the Vita's rear touchpad. The gray Heart of Stone background weighs down Baby's balloon; the blue Frozen Hell background freezes the bal...

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North American Vitas getting Murasaki Baby, No Heroes Allowed this year

Sony recently confirmed the appearance of two Vita games this year in Murasaki Baby and No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either. The latter will launch this spring while the former will arrive in North America "later this year." Murasaki Baby, a twisted touch-based adventure from Italian indie deve...

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Murasaki Baby is the weirdest game

Murasaki Baby is a very strange game, and I say that having played The Path. Mechanically, it's just a collection of pokes, prods and swipes on the PlayStation Vita's touch screen and rear touch pad. But everything else, everything else is about as bizarre as could be. The game stars a little gi...

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Ovosonico partners with Sony Worldwide Studios Europe

Ovosonico, the development studio founded by Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini, has signed up with Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Europe to work together on a new intellectual property. Ovosonico is the first studio in Italy to partner with SCE WWSE – "and due to t...

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Shadows of the Damned director teases 'movie-length' new game from new studio [update]

After revealing his new studio, Ovosonico, last summer, Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini is ready to start teasing its first project. The game is described as "a rich emotional experience packaged in a movie-length time frame" – but it's still in a "very early prototype stage." ...

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Shadows of the Damned director Guarini leaves Grasshopper, forms Ovosonico

Though the marquee names associated with Shadows of the Damned were Suda 51, Shinji Mikami, and Akira Yamaoka, it was Massimo Guarini who actually directed the stylish shooter for Grasshopper Manufacture. He'll have a chance to amend that crediting oversight with his new studio, the just revealed...

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