DON’T NOD, French independent video games developer and publisher, is pleased to announce Koira. This hand-drawn adventure game is developed by Belgian video games company, Studio TOLIMA, and is the second third-party game to be published by DON’T NOD.
Scheduled for release on Steam in 2025, Koira is an enchanting and wholesome game that centers around a forest spirit and her newfound puppy companion, embarking on musical and magical adventures together. As the story unfolds, the forest spirit and her puppy friend will rely on their unique abilities to protect each other from lurking danger and overcome challenges, immersing players in a truly emotional and memorable experience.
In this captivating tale, players will enjoy carefully crafted 2D hand-drawn art and animation, which brings the world of Koira to life. The game’s heartwarming atmosphere is enhanced by a beautiful original score that complements the poetic narrative.
Oskar Guilbert, DON’T NOD’s CEO, shares, “We’re so happy to support and work with Studio TOLIMA on Koira. It’s a 2D, hand-drawn project that we think fits in well with DON’T NOD’s portfolio and we can’t wait to be able to share more in the future.”
Ben Lega, Studio Head and Game Director at Studio TOLIMA, says, “We are thrilled to officially announce Koira and our co-production with DON’T NOD. Koira is an evocative experience that explores the theme of friendship with a little puppy. Through a thoughtful and minimalistic approach, our story comes to life relying on the powerful combination of expressive hand-drawn graphics and a poignant original soundtrack. This game is our love letter to the medium and we can’t wait to start sharing more details about it.”
Check out the Koira trailer:
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