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Sayonara Wild Hearts

A bizarre, spectacular arcade game, characterized by a very unusual style and high speed of action. Sayonar Wild Hearts was created by the independent studio Simogo (creator of the successful Year Walk) and released by Annapurna Interactive.

Arcade | music | indie games | experimental/art

Sayonara Wild Hearts cover

developer: Simogo

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

19Sep2019

Switch PS4 iOS

12Dec2019

PC

25Feb2020

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Sayonara Wild Hearts is an arcade game, characterized by an unusual style and atmosphere. Music and pop culture play an important role in the title. There are also references to mysticism, more specifically to tarot cards. Independent studio Simogo (creator of Year Walk) is responsible for the creation of this title. The publishing was taken care of by Annapurna Interactive.

Plot

When a young woman's heart is broken, the universe falls out of balance. In her dreams a diamond butterfly appears, which leads her through the highway in the sky, where she finds herself: a masked cyclist, i.e. the fool straight from the deck of tarot cards.

Mechanics

Sayonara Wild Hearts offers intensive gameplay, which consists of moving around the locations (on foot, as well as using vehicles - e.g. motorcycles) and combat. The pace of the game is very fast - we are actually constantly in motion - and the combat system is completely arcade (we launch projectiles and wave our weapons in real-time). The devs have prepared a wide range of varied maps, including deserts, forests and futuristic cities. During the game, we also encounter many strange characters, each of whom is tied to a tarot card.

Game modes

Sayonara Wild Hearts can only be played alone.

Technical aspects

Sayonara Wild Hearts features unusual three-dimensional visuals. Although from a technological point of view the game may not be very impressive (neither the character models nor the locations impress with the level of detail), the unique artistic style can surely be liked. Importantly, Nintendo Switch offers smooth gameplay in 60 fps (regardless of whether we play mobile or on TV). The game is accompanied by an eclectic soundtrack, using various musical genres.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains depictions of violence.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ 3.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce 9800 GTX / Radeon HD 4870 or better, 2 GB HDD, Windows 10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo E8300 2.83 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.1 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce 8800 GT / Radeon HD 3870 or better, 2 GB HDD, Windows 7 64-bit

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