A Space for the Unbound Is a Pixel-Art Adventure Game Set in the ’90s

I have a gigantic soft spot for works set in the not-very-distant past. There’s something soothing about taking a trip back to times I faintly remember, even if the locales are unfamiliar. When I heard about A Space for the Unbound, a pixel-art adventure game set in late-’90s Indonesia, I was immediately intrigued.

A Space for the Unbound tells the story of Atma and Ray, high-school sweethearts on the cusp of adulthood. However, it’s clear that this is more than a simple coming-of-age or romance tale. There are mysterious supernatural events going on in this small rural town, and the fate of the world could be at stake.

In order to get to the bottom of these mysteries you’ll need to explore the town, get to know the townsfolk, and dive into people’s brains (à la Paprika or Inception). A Space for the Unbound looks like it will tell a captivating tale, but it will also deal with overcoming feelings of anxiety and depression. It features music by Masdito Bachtiar, who composed the soundtrack for When the Past Was Around.

A Space for the Unbound doesn’t have a release date yet, but there’s a free prologue chapter that’s currently available on Steam. When it does arrive, it will be available on Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

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