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The Powers of Murasaki Baby on PS Vita

Chris Jones's Avatar + Posted by Chris Jones on May 14, 2014 // Producer, Xdev Studio Europe

Hello, PlayStation fans! Since our announcement of Murasaki Baby, the team at Ovosonico has been hard at work perfecting the game. Today we wanted to share some details on the gameplay in Chapter 3 with you.

In Murasaki Baby, Baby wakes up in a nightmarish dream world with all sorts of frightening creations straight from a child’s imagination. So far, on her journey to find her Mommy, Baby has made two new friends and used eight background mood powers in the previous two chapters.

For those of you who may not recall, as you and Baby journey through this nightmarish land, you’ll make use of the various backgrounds and their powers to help, guide, and protect her. Using PS Vita’s rear touch screen, you can swipe with your finger to switch between backgrounds.

Below are four new background moods that Baby comes across in this chapter of the game:

Murasaki Baby

The black and white background is called the “Heart of Stone.” Tapping the PlayStation Vita’s rear touch pad will make Baby’s balloon magically become as heavy as stone. Perfect for the occasion when you need something solid to hold on to.

Murasaki Baby

The blue background is called “Frozen Hell” and will freeze just about anything, including Baby’s balloon. While it’s great to freeze bodies of water, be careful not to leave it active for too long or Baby’s balloon will shatter.

Murasaki Baby

When the green background, “The Eye of Scrutiny”, is activated, Baby will shrink. While in this tiny state, Baby’s balloon will lift her high into the air.

Murasaki Baby

Finally, there’s the red background, which is neutral. While there are no great powers to take advantage of here, when the red background is active, Baby becomes calm.

We hope you enjoyed this brief look into Chapter 3. Stay tuned to PlayStation.Blog for more information on Murasaki Baby!

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26 Comments

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+ nour321 on May 14th, 2014 at 10:04 am said:

This game looks amazing and fun.
Day one purchase for me :o


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+ G-Force08 on May 14th, 2014 at 10:09 am said:

This game looks so weird yet so imaginative. I love it! I can’t wait to play! :)


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+ JimmyHACK on May 14th, 2014 at 10:09 am said:

When?


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+ UndreyVITA on May 14th, 2014 at 10:13 am said:

Is this getting a retail release or is it only a digital release?


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+ xClayMeow on May 14th, 2014 at 10:26 am said:

Can’t wait for this! These are the type of games the Vita needs – unique experiences that could never be fully realized on any other platform!

Hope a release date is announced at E3!


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+ Elvick_ on May 14th, 2014 at 10:38 am said:

Can’t wait, this looks great.


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+ Zepherj on May 14th, 2014 at 10:39 am said:

I’m really excited for this. Seems like you are using the touch pad in weird but imaginative ways.


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+ Pabloo1010 on May 14th, 2014 at 10:43 am said:

Day 1!


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+ luvtoseek on May 14th, 2014 at 10:45 am said:

Thank you Chris; ary design looks bonafide creepy! What’s the ETA?


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+ HeavyToka on May 14th, 2014 at 12:05 pm said:

I need this game NOW!


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+ lisatsunami on May 14th, 2014 at 12:14 pm said:

Of course I’m going to buy this, day 1. Love something new and quirky for my Vita. But a game about a baby, even a wierd-looking, alien baby, in distress is perturbing.


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+ TwinDad on May 14th, 2014 at 12:25 pm said:

Please include an option to change the controls from the back touch please.


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+ djsaiyan on May 14th, 2014 at 2:00 pm said:

The art style in this is AMAZING!

Can’t wait to pick this up. =D


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+ MmaFanQc on May 14th, 2014 at 3:52 pm said:

oh man, i really like the style!


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+ JayDrm on May 14th, 2014 at 5:43 pm said:

I like how you used gifs rather than video.


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+ tusunami on May 14th, 2014 at 7:20 pm said:

I see nothing but a whole bunch of variety for PS Vita the originality is what really caught my attention. Amazing experiences can happen on the platform when developers tap into there imagination.


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+ Yuranium on May 14th, 2014 at 7:20 pm said:

Hahahaha. I like the first gif. Can’t wait to try this game out.


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+ aqeeliz on May 14th, 2014 at 10:27 pm said:

Looks pretty interesting, adding it to-buy list.


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+ zhouxingtianxia on May 15th, 2014 at 6:26 am said:

Hi I hope the native big game can login the psvita. I recognition psvita remote play ps4 game and psnow is a good idea. but I more hope the traditional big game can login the psvita. Will you make the native big game for psvita? thanks
My english level is not good, I am so sorry for these, I hope you can understand


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+ Gamer_X03 on May 15th, 2014 at 11:13 am said:

AWESOME, now just waiting for htoL#NiQ (Hotaru no Nikki) to get a western release.


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+ Pinepiece on May 15th, 2014 at 2:47 pm said:

This game looks really good! Definitely going to pick it up!


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+ ytl1986 on May 15th, 2014 at 6:02 pm said:

Can’t wait for this game.


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+ Amnalehu on May 16th, 2014 at 5:38 am said:

Games like this is why I bought a Vita!


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+ avluis on May 16th, 2014 at 11:27 am said:

This is plain awesome, makes the wait much harder.
Looking forward to it!


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+ Welmosca on May 16th, 2014 at 12:47 pm said:

@ 20 Gamer_X03 – I’ve seen that game in action…its pretty great….I’m awaiting for that release too.


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+ CyberSteak on May 18th, 2014 at 11:06 am said:

Just…Want To Know…WHEN?


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