VLG Publishing and developer imaginarylab have announced that sidescrolling point-and-click adventure Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town will launch on Nintendo Switch with a release date of June 8, 2021. Having originally launched on PC last August, the game hopes to follow in the steps of Day of the Tentacle and Monkey Island by delivering a satisfying and quirky adventure.
The premise of the game is that the protagonist’s father, archaeologist Henry Morgan, vanished a decade ago. However, upon receiving a cryptic letter, Willy decides to embark on an adventure Bone Town, “an unconventional place full of pirates and shady characters,” to learn what really happened to Henry Morgan. Here are all the features you can expect from Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town as it comes to Switch:
- Non-linear gameplay – Explore without constraint, collect items and solve stimulating puzzles.
- Unique graphic style – A fantastical world with a magical atmosphere
- Full HD quality – Cinematographic cutscenes and over 50 locations to see
- A pirate world with a modern twist – Pirates and computers? Why not?!
- 15 NPCs to interact with – Learn about the story through several hours of interactive dialogues packed with irony and Easter eggs.
- Original soundtrack – More than two hours of original music.
With point-and-click adventure, you typically know what you’re getting, and this game has a “Very Positive” user reception on Steam. So Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town sounds like a safe bet on Switch next week, if you’re in the mood for some whimsy.