Run, jump, and drive across vast, dreamy 3D landscapes. Shrink into surreal, 2D dungeons inside of characters' bodies. Travel the world, meet strange people, and save the world from the dangerous Nano Dust. Don't miss the follow-up to the classic game 'Anodyne'!
All Reviews:
Very Positive (116) - 91% of the 116 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 12, 2019

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August 22

Anodyne 2 Trading Cards available!



Hey all, the Anodyne 2 trading cards are now available! Be sure to collect Them All, and craft the dessert-themed slime badges! You'll need to play for a total of 2 hours and 30 minutes to get your 5 free card drops. Good luck!!

Here are a few of the new emoji we made:

:NovaAnodyne: :InnocentSlime: :NovaDead: :ElderSlime:

Sean

Don't have Anodyne 2 yet? You might have a 20% off coupon from owning Anodyne 1! Check out the store page and some screenshots below from our 2D + 3D adventure!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/877810/Anodyne_2_Return_to_Dust/



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August 14

Anodyne 2 Physical OST + Box Set and MORE!



Hey fans of Analgesic Productions! Hope you're enjoying our newly released game, Anodyne 2: Return to Dust, as well as the 20% off coupon if you own Anodyne 1.

I'm happy to announce we're working with The Yetee on some amazing Physical Merch:

- A Physical Edition with full-color 24 page manual and a clear-orange "game disk" etched with a Steam Key
- A physical, orange tape of the soundtrack
- A T-shirt of Nova's three forms
- A pin of Nova

If you'd like to dive in and check stuff out, go right here: https://theyetee.com/collections/anodyne

More details below!

Limited Physical Edition


For $45, you can get a retro-style "Tallbox" case, containing a beautiful, 24-page, illustrated 'game manual' created by Marina Kittaka. You'll also receive a clear, orange "game disk" etched with a Steam key you can use for yourself or a friend! These items are beautiful and when you view them you'll be able to recollect fond memories of exploring Anodyne 2's New Theland.

The Manual:









The Disk

(See above)

Tape Soundtrack



For $10, we're selling the game's OST in physical tape form. This comes in a beautifully designed case showing Nova shrinking down. The tape itself is a nice, transparent orange color, matching Anodyne 2's title screen and beginning level. It also comes with a DRM-free download of the game's music! You can put this into a tape player and imagine it's the soundtrack to a mysterious world...

T-shirt and pin
For $20, you can own a nice, blue T-shirt with an original illustration by Marina Kittaka of Nova in her three forms - Ridescale, Walkscale, and Nanoscale!

For $10, you can own a 1" soft enamel pin of Nova in her 2D form. Perfect for bags or backpacks, and chance, fated encounters with mutual Anodyne 2 fans.



Again, the store page for the collection is here: https://theyetee.com/collections/anodyne

That's it! Please check out Anodyne 2 if you haven't yet!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/877810/Anodyne_2_Return_to_Dust/


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Reviews

“A one-of-a-kind splicing of PS1 with 16-bit aesthetics and formal conventions, streaked with self-aware humour, sorrow and yearning.”
Eurogamer

“I’m enjoying my time with Anodyne 2, particularly its dreamy tone and big, surreal world dotted with pint-sized dungeons, a little like a super-indie (two people made it) Breath of the Wild.”
Vice

About This Game

Rescue A Mysterious Island From A Mind-Warping Plague


Nano Dust infects the islanders of New Theland, distorting their emotions and desires. You play as Nova, a Nano Cleaner who must explore the island, seeking out the sick and shrinking inside their bodies to suction up the Dust.

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust combines the thrilling scale and cinematic storytelling of 3D games with the tight design and easy-to-pick-up satisfaction of 2D Zelda-like adventures. With art that re-imagines the PS1 and N64 era, explore 3D cities, valleys, and wastelands then shrink into the varied 2D mindscapes of characters, from snowy, aurora-lit valleys to perilous volcanic construction sites!

Features


  • In 3D, jump, drive, and walk across gorgeous and haunting locales, speaking with strange and memorable characters.
  • In 2D, use your Nano Vacuum to collect dust, suck up and fight enemies, all while overcoming mind-bending challenges related to the characters’ inner lives.
  • Experience the thrilling and emotional story of Nova. Her destiny is clear: she is the Nano Cleaner who will save New Theland. But strange characters & painful experiences will put her loyalty to the test...
  • Choose where you want to go! The sweeping vistas of New Theland quickly open up to exploration.
  • The Cards you find on your journey will allow you to access the outer reaches of New Theland.
  • No waiting for horses! Instantly transform into a car to quickly drive around the world.
  • Use your Spark to shrink into the bodies of the infected, explore the 2D Zelda-like dungeons within, and heal them.
  • Enjoy the lush, dreamy and breathtaking 3D and 2D landscapes painted and pixeled by artist Marina Kittaka.
  • Listen to over 50 new songs influenced by countless genres by Sean Han Tani, perfectly fitting the varied landscapes of Anodyne 2.
  • A new game from the dream duo behind Anodyne 1, All Our Asias, and Even the Ocean.

    A Lush, Surreal Lo-fi 3D and 2D World


    Anodyne 2: Return to Dust uses modern technology to reimagine old 3D art of the PS1, PS2, and N64 era, as well as the 2D art of the GBA and SNES. Each area captures a strong visual mood, with new characters to meet and sights to see.

    If you like exploring beautiful places and experiencing dramatic stories - Anodyne 2's world is ready for you to explore!

    Do I need to play Anodyne 1?

    Nope! Similar to the Final Fantasy franchise, there's no need to play the original Anodyne to understand the story in Anodyne 2: Return to Dust, but longtime fans will find connections between the two! If you'd like to check out both, you may want to purchase the Franchise Bundle!
    http://store.steampowered.com/app/234900/Anodyne/

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 610M
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • Additional Notes: Game features options to turn off expensive effects like shadows, or lower the quality of terrain rendering, which may allow GPUs weaker than 610M to run at 60 FPS
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.12 or higher. Earlier versions are NOT supported.
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 610M Equivalent
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • Additional Notes: Game features options to turn off expensive effects like shadows, or lower the quality of terrain rendering, which may allow GPUs weaker than 610M to run at 60 FPS
    Minimum:
    • OS: Recent Ubuntu/Steam OS ONLY
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 610M Equivalent
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • Additional Notes: Game features options to turn off expensive effects like shadows, or lower the quality of terrain rendering, which may allow GPUs weaker than 610M to run at 60 FPS

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