HandyGames welcomes Octato to the family with their Metroidvania-style platformer, Airhead.
Wallet, keys, phone… Head? If you’ve ever felt like you’ve run out of the house without your head on, then this is the game for you. Join your protagonist Body and his organism friend Head and embark on a journey through a Metroidvania-style world!
Start your adventure as
Body, who witnesses the tragic separation of Head and his air-pumping
heart by an unknown machine. As the heart is taken away, Body jumps into
action to save the abandoned Head. You must use the air tanks scattered
around the world to keep Head inflated and uncover the true connection
behind the stolen heart and the technology that litters your dystopian
world. Wrap your head around unique mechanics and experience brave
exciting gameplay, all while collecting sweet upgrades!
are incredibly happy to become a part of the HandyGames family. Their
devotion to games and the people who play them has been clear from the
start and we’re confident that HandyGames are the right people to help
us share Airhead with the world."
- Jacob Honore (CEO and Producer, Octato)
into deep dark caverns, explore ancient structures and survive an
industrial dystopia to solve the mystery of Head's significance in this
world. Experience a beautiful art style while being filled with a sense
of responsibility and urgency to help your friend. With a heavy focus on
puzzle solving, this unusual challenge will require you to use your
Head and Body both separately and together.
very happy to support Octato on this awesome exploration platformer,
that will deliver an incredible atmosphere with constant challenges and a
very unique companionship between a body and his head.”
- Reinhard Döpfer (Producer, HandyGames)
Airhead Key Features
- An immersive 2.5D platform experience in a Metroidvania-style world
- A beautiful art style, embracing bold color and bleak shadow
- Challenging puzzles must be solved by clever use of Head and Body’s synergy
- Loads of powerful upgrades that open doors to new areas
- A personal story of companionship, discovery, and responsibility
- A myriad of creatures and machines to hinder or help you on your adventure
HandyGames™ is a THQ Nordic family member and
operates as an international publisher for mid-sized projects and
developers for a worldwide audience.
The focus lies on creating
and publishing games for current gen consoles like PlayStation®4, the
Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X or Nintendo Switch™ as
well as games for Steam and many other PC gaming distribution channels.
HandyGames™ produces titles for new innovative gaming platforms, for
example VR (Virtual Reality) on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear
VR, but also offers games of all kind of genres for Android smartphones
and tablets, Apple iPhones, iPads and many other mobile and smart
As a games company and that is truly passionate about
gaming, we always strive for gameplay innovation. We received the German
Developer Award as “Best German Game Studio” in 2015 and produced and
published award-winning games of virtually every video gaming genre
imaginable for a diverse range of audiences and gameplay styles. One
example is “Townsmen VR” which was awarded with the German Games Award
2018 in the category “Best Game Design”.
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