Airhead Floats Onto PC And Consoles This February

Airhead Floats Onto PC And Consoles This February

Step into a beautiful and secretive Metroidvania-style world from the award-winning publishers of Endling: Extinction Is Forever, launching 12th February 2024

Giebelstadt, Germany. 25th January 2024: International indie video game publisher HandyGames has today revealed the launch date and price of their upcoming Metroidvania-style puzzle-platformer game, Airhead. Developed by Octato and Massive Miniteam, their debut title will see players exploring the post-apocalyptic world of Airhead, discovering its secrets from 12th February 2024, on PC, Amazon Luna, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S priced at $19.99 / €19.99 / £17.49. 

Players will experience a complex, personal story of companionship and discovery in a sprawling interconnected world. After being ripped apart by a mysterious machine, the symbiotic being Head is slowly but surely deflating, but the unassuming Body - witnessing the tragedy - bravely takes the fate of Head on its shoulders, with the two becoming Airhead. You play as Airhead, and relying on air tanks to keep the Head inflated, it is a race against time to find the mysterious machine and save Head no matter the cost. However, as players explore the world they will uncover the mystery of what connects Head, the air tanks, and the technology that litters the world.

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Exploring the beautifully crafted environments, players will unlock new puzzles that will require logic and creativity to solve, using the environment, technology, and the various air tanks to keep Head alive. New upgrades and abilities will be discovered as Airhead explores the dark caverns and ancient ruins of this mysterious world while meeting a myriad of creatures who may want to help or hinder your journey.

Key Features:

  • A beautiful art style, embracing bold color and bleak shadow
  • An immersive 2.5D platform experience
  • Exploration in a Metroidvania-style world, full of secrets and hidden paths
  • Challenging puzzles, exploring the unique mechanics of a detachable head full of air
  • Many powerful abilities to discover, each giving access to new areas and puzzles
  • A personal story of companionship, discovery, and responsibility
  • A myriad of creatures and machines to hinder and help you on your adventure

Christopher Kassulke, Co-Founder & CEO at HandyGames:

"We are excited for fans to experience the inventive and darkly beautiful world of Airhead for the first time. As a publisher, we strive to create evocative games and with beautiful artwork and intriguing mechanics, Airhead will be a unique entry for fans of Metroidvania-style adventures."

Airhead will be coming to PC (STEAM/GOG/EPIC), PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S priced at $19.99 / €19.99 / £17.49, on 12th February 2024. Following the launch, versions for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch will be released at a later date. For more information, head over to the HandyGames website


About Octato

Octato was born to make games that tell relevant stories through atmosphere and gameplay. It is our goal to create a single fictional world where we can keep telling stories for many games to come. Games that will stay with the player long after they have been completed.


About Massive Miniteam

Massive Miniteam is a motivated and highly creative development team working with HandyGames on several titles like their co-op multiplayer mayhem Spitlings, the console ports of Little Big Workshop from Mirage Game Studios, and Chicken Police from The Wild Gentlemen. The Pulheim-based game studio is also keen on working with new technologies and focused on creating new game titles based on its own and external IPs.





Über HandyGames

HandyGames™ is a THQ Nordic Company and part of the Embracer Group Family. We operate as an international indie game and premium mobile game publisher and developer for a global community of gamers.

Games are our passion. Since our founding at the turn of the millennium, we have been steadily evolving our company and portfolio to publish and produce award-winning titles for cutting-edge consoles, PC, and VR, as well as premium mobile games from great teams around the world.

We are proud of our ever-growing and colorful portfolio - from hilarious games for the whole family to deep and sometimes dark topics presented in an interactive format. Games are and always will be entertainment media, but we firmly believe they are capable of much more.

HandyGames is at home in beautiful Giebelstadt in Northern Bavaria, close to the Franconian university and city of Würzburg and a proud part of the German and European gaming scene. Always on track towards lasting growth, we have significantly expanded our office space to create room for up to 120 colleagues and look forward to continuing to successfully shape the future of the international games industry as a sustainable employer.

As a team, we stand united against any form of discrimination. Regardless of sexual, cultural, or ethnic identity, we try to ensure that everyone feels welcome at HandyGames. It is very important to us to help new colleagues who move to our beautiful Franconian home to find like-minded interest groups, even outside their work environment.
No matter who you are, you're part of the family and we got your back.



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