Factsheet

Developer:
Canari Games Inc.
Based in Montreal, Canada

Release date:
2023

Platforms:
Nintendo Switch
Steam
PS4/PS5
XBox

Website:
lunarkthegame.com

Regular Price:
-

Description

A pulp adventure set in the midst of a rebellion against a totalitarian regime. LUNARK is a 2D cinematic platformer in the vein of the '90s classics. Run, jump, and shoot your way through gorgeous and mysterious locations!

History

Long time ago, Earth became increasingly unsustainable. The most optimistic forecasts predicted that the human race could survive for just another 10 years. On the International Lunar Station, a group of scientists built NOAH: an artificial intelligence driven supercomputer whose sole directive was to save humanity. It came up with a solution: transform the Moon into a giant spaceship using its core as a reactor to transport millions of embryos to the nearest superhabitable planet. This operation was called the LUNARK initiative. Today, Humans are about to celebrate the 300th anniversary of their arrival on their new homeworld: Albaryne. NOAH rules over the settlers with its droid army, and LUNARK - in geostationary orbit over Albaryne - has become a symbol of oppression for a growing part of the population.

Features

  • A tribute to the 2D cinematic platformers of the '80s and '90s such as Prince of Persia, Another World (Out of this World) and Flashback.
  • Single player game.
  • 12 levels to explore.
  • Colorful and minimalist pixelart style.
  • Lots of contextual cinematic cutscenes using the rotoscoping technique.

Videos

Trailer YouTube


Images

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download logo files as .zip (1MB)
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Awards & Recognition

  • "Official Selection "Day Of The Devs" 2022"
  • "Nominee: Indie Cup Canada'22 "Grand Jury Award""
  • "Winner: GameMaker Awards 2021 "Most Anticipated Game""
  • "PitchYaGame 2020 "Chief Pick""


About Canari Games Inc.

Boilerplate
Canari Games Inc. is a Canadian independent video game studio created in Montreal in 2018. It is specialized in the creation of retro-flavored content, combining beautiful pixel art and polished animations.

More information
More information on Canari Games Inc., our logo & relevant media are available here.


LUNARK Credits

Johan Vinet
ART/CODE/AUDIO

Topher Anselmo
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING

Oscar Gonzalez
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING / CONSOLES PORT

Xitilon
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING / CONSOLES PORT

Justin Chan
KEY ART

LocalizeDirect
ADDITIONAL LOCALIZATION

Hana Lee
ADDITIONAL LOCALIZATION

Wayforward
PUBLISHING

Contact

Inquiries
contact@canarigames.com


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