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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Publisher:                           Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Platform:                             PlayStation®Vita/ PlayStation®Network

Developer:                         OVOSONICO

Rating:                                  “RP” for “Rating Pending”  

Genre:                                  Adventure / Puzzle

Players :                                Single Player  

Release:                              2014


Developed by Ovosonico, and directed by industry veteran award-winning Game Director Massimo Guarini, Murasaki Baby is developed exclusively for PlayStation®Vita as a digital download through the PlayStation®Network.

Murasaki Baby tells the story of a little girl who wakes up in a weird world, populated by children’s fantasies and fears. Holding a purple, heart-shaped balloon in her hand, she feels lost, homesick and vulnerable. She wants her mommy.

The player can grab Baby’s hand with his finger to guide her through a nightmarish journey to find her Mother. This peculiar interaction amplifies the emotional bonding with Baby, allowing players to live a truly unique experience.

Unconventional and artistically crafted artworks shape the world of Murasaki Baby ; players will go through a uniquely hand-drawn world of wonder. Combined with the original soundtrack, fully composed and produced in-house, the game is designed to challenge convention and move its audience.


  • Emotional Bond with Main Character – Grab Baby’s hand and guide her through a nightmarish journey to find her mother. Experience the emotional growth as her character changes over time towards the surroundings and the player himself. Interact with Baby through a dramatic, yet grotesque world made of quirky visions, peculiar characters, and unique environments.
  • Truly Original Gameplay Mechanics – Guide Baby through an unknown world full of perils and obstacles connecting with her through the touch screen. Solve problems through your interactions by teaching Baby in a completely subjective way what’s good and what’s bad. Change the mood of the game using the PlayStation®Vita back touch and use the moods to help Baby and the inhabitants of her world.
  • Unique Art Style – Experience a uniquely hand-drawn art style world of marvel. The grotesque world of Baby has been entirely designed by hand on paper.  
  • Original Soundtrack. All in-game music and sounds effects have been composed, created and produced in-house.

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