Uncover the Mysteries of Hog Town and a Missing Friend in Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories, Releasing on PC and Console March 7, 2023
Root Out Corruption and Discover the Power a Single Melon Holds in Investigative Indie Title with Retro-inspired Graphics and Jazzy Lo-fi Soundtrack
TORRANCE, Calif. — Dec. 6, 2022 — XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories, the retro-inspired story-exploration game from developers Froach Club in conjunction with Poppy Works, will release in North America for the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam, GoG, and the Humble Store by 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 delinquents to PC and console platforms digitally for $14.99.
What power a single melon holds! When her friend Cantaloupe goes missing, melon factory employee Honeydew ducks out of their shift at Eglantine Industries to head to Hog Town, where melons are outlawed and corruption abounds. As Honeydew’s search begins, an array of intertwining mysteries begin to unfold in the brand-new story-exploration game Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. Is the Cavity Crew as dangerous as they seem? Is Kitten King responsible for Hog Town’s troubles? 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?
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 her 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 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 launch on the Nintendo Switch™ system, PS4™ system, PS5™, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam, GoG, and the Humble Store by Humble Bundle on March 7, 2022. This game has not been rated by the ESRB.
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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.