A Space for the Unbound title art

A Space for the Unbound

Earlier this year, we were lucky enough to have the chance to try the demo for A Space for the Unbound at PAX Aus! A Space For The Unbound is a (mostly) relaxed adventure game set in rural Indonesia in the late 90’s. With its focus on plot and beautiful coloured pixel art, Unbound is a game that highlights themes of mental health, touching on topics such as anxiety and depression and how to overcome them. And of course, as is classic, threatening supernatural powers.

A Space for the Unbound pixel art gif

Atma and Raya, a highschool couple, fight to save their sleepy town and unspool its secrets. They’re able to do a deep dive into townpeople’s minds (think Inception) in order to collect information. I’m very much looking forward to playing a game with such a rare setting, as Indonesia is, at least from what I know, is a country that rarely has the spotlight in videogames. A Space for the Unbound is created by Mojiken Studio, based in Surabaya, Indonesia, and has a planned release date of late 2022.

Genre: Visual Novel
Developer: Mojiken (Published by Toge Productions)

Find out more about A Space for the Unbound here and be sure to read our A Space for the Unbound review here in the near future.

Release date
January 19, 2023
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