Corruption Abounds in Hog Town! Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories Available Now on PC and Console

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Corruption Abounds in Hog Town! Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories Available Now on PC and Console

XSEED Games Launches Story-Exploration Indie to the Tunes of a Jazzy Lo-Fi Soundtrack and a Familiar Hue of Green

TORRANCE, Calif. — April 6, 2023 — What Power a Single Melon Holds!… XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., announced today that Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories is now available in North America on all console platforms and worldwide on Windows PC via Steam and GoG for $14.99. There is a 10% launch week discount available through April 13 across all platforms. Developed by Froach Club and Poppyworks, the story-exploration game brings a charming, pixelated narrative adventure filled with clever characters, endearing encounters, and dangerous delinquents in a retro-inspired green hue.

Click the image above to watch the launch trailer for Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories

When Cantaloupe goes missing, melon factory employee Honeydew ducks out of their shift at Eglantine Industries to search for their friend in Hog Town, where melons are outlawed and corruption abounds. As Honeydew’s search begins, an array of intertwining mysteries unfold in the brand-new story-exploration game Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. Is the Cavity Crew a true threat? Is Kitten King the cause of all this? Honeydew will need to comb every inch of the green-tinted pixelated world, their every step accompanied by the beats of the jazzy lo-fi soundtrack, to save the day in this monochromatic mystery packed with eccentric personalities. Who knew so much trouble could come from just a single melon?

Key Features

Fully Interactive Investigation: Comb every inch of Hog Town to collect clues, interrogate shady characters, and sneak through the seedy underworld, using keen observational skills and quick wit to piece together the whole picture before it’s too late!

Mystery at Every Turn: While looking for Cantaloupe, Honeydew will encounter dozens of curious characters with unique personalities and backstories, adding additional mysteries for them to unravel along the way.

Jazzy Lo-Fi Soundtrack: Enjoy more than 90 different electronic- and jazz-inspired tracks from composer markeryjane while exploring Hog Town and working the case.

Gorgeous Retro-Style Graphics: The green-tinted, pixelated world of Melon Journey is filled with loving detail, a nostalgic ode to the handheld generation with plenty of modern twists.

Developed by Froach Club and Poppyworks and published in North America by XSEED Games, Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories released on April 6, 2023 in North America on the Nintendo Switch™ system, PS4™ system, PS5™, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S and globally on Windows PC via Steam and GoG. The PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and the Nintendo Switch™ releases of the game have been rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB; the PC release has not been rated.

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About XSEED Games

XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in 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 from a variety of third-party partners and independent developers. The company’s portfolio of published games and series’ include STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, No More Heroes, Corpse Party, AKIBA’S TRIP, and Granblue Fantasy: Versus; along with new titles from independent developers including Potionomics and Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. XSEED Games has grown its reputation among global gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach for quality games.


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