forma.8 is an action adventure game for for PS4, PSVita, Wii U, iOS, PC, Mac and Linux. You are a little exploration probe on a foreign planet, with a life or dead mission to accomplish and every odds against you. With an innovative control system implemented with touch screen in mind, forma.8 aims to give you a thrilling, old school action adventure game.

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1 comment by Skyrise on Mar 2nd, 2014

Lot of time passed, and how things changed! We started working on our little action adventure game in 2011, we showed the game as an iOS exclusive at E3 2012 as a very early iPad build, and we posted our first news here on indieDB on october 15 2012.

Our team is always the same, we are two guys working on the game. A new musician is working on the game. And forma.8 is no longer an iOS exclusive but is coming on an incredible array of platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, iOS, PC, Mac and Linux.

We are extremely proud on all the progress we've made on the game, and if someone asked us just one year ago if the game would ever appear on a console we've probably laughed hard. How things changed...

Here's the new announcement trailer for the game, hope you'll like it!

In a distant future, the small exploration probe forma.8 is stranded alone on the surface of an alien planet. He got parted away from his companions by an accidental event and has a life or death mission to accomplish: he needs to find and recover a powerful energy source deep under the surface before it's too late. Ancient civilisations, great perils and dystopian visions awaits him, and not everything is as it seems...

Floating gracefully in mid air, with a control system that aims to give the player a true sense of flying, our little hero forma.8 starts with no powers, no weapons and no hints of what to do and where to go: it's up to the player to explore the planet, deal with its often hostile inhabitants, and slowly uncover the story.

There's no verbal communication in the game, everything is conveyed to the player only with images and sounds.

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A unique mix of hand drawn vector graphics and 3d elements brings the world of forma.8 to life with a clean and vibrant look, while the fully physics based interaction with the environment and the planet weird fauna offers unexpected twists to the gameplay.

If you like the game, please give us a 'yes!' on Steam Greenlight, here's our page:

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We really hope to provide more constant update about the project here on indieDB, meanwhile follow us on social networks, we are really active both on FaceBook and on Twitter!


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First full press release - E3 2012

First full press release - E3 2012

Oct 15, 2012 Other 0 comments

For reference, our first press release. We sent this out for E3 2012 at various website, maybe some other indie developer wants to take a look. :)

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lentinant Dec 23 2012, 8:11am says:

As for mee, it looks more like Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

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Chriz_86 Dec 20 2012, 8:24am says:

That looks promising - tracking!

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petethelion Oct 24 2012, 6:16am says:

This looks amazing. Like a living LemonJelly cover!

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CreatorOfThings Oct 16 2012, 5:27pm says:

I love the art direction :) Will keep track of this.

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KurlyWurly Oct 13 2012, 12:54pm says:

Loving the art style, remind me of Limbo a little.

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Skyrise Creator
Skyrise Oct 14 2012, 10:35am replied:

Thank you!

We'll post some news soon, like... later today. ;)

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Saturday night plan: go out having fun? Errr... no, doing some level design for forma.8! Need to get stuff done before #gamescom! #indiedev

18mins 4secs ago by mixedbaggames

@harimaucorp thanks for the heads up, posting now!

1hour 44mins ago by mixedbaggames

@SyamaMishra @SanatanaMishra @AndroidCactus looks amazing, bring on that PS4 version ;)

3hours 54mins ago by mixedbaggames

RT @SyamaMishra: Hey everyone. @SanatanaMishra just started a 60fps developer @AndroidCactus new beta build gameplay twitch stream! http://

3hours 54mins ago by mixedbaggames

The forma.8 demo is live now on AUS and NZ #eShop #WiiU ! One week only + 15% off at launch! @NintendoAUNZ #nindies

4hours 18mins ago by forma_8

The forma.8 demo is live now on AUS and NZ #eShop #WiiU ! One week only + 15% off at launch! @NintendoAUNZ #nindies

4hours 18mins ago by mixedbaggames

@LewieP I think finding the right balance on this one is hard. Curated market vs. mobile style market full of crap.

4hours 33mins ago by mixedbaggames

@LewieP @xiotex @SyamaMishra also for indies: they're pushing on Morpheus really hard. ;)

4hours 36mins ago by mixedbaggames

@LewieP @xiotex @SyamaMishra a bit from the pre-launch PS4 days. They have a lot more devs to manage.

4hours 37mins ago by mixedbaggames

@LewieP @xiotex @SyamaMishra Sony is still extremely proactive on indies. If you have interesting games, you're in. But I agree it changed

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