El Hijo 9+


    • $9.99


As a six-year-old, “El Hijo” must always sneak past the dangers of his world. As he overcomes his challenges, he gains self-confidence, becomes more cunning, and, along with it, finds more schemes to get past his foes. His epic journey will lead him through a remote monastery, a harsh and unforgiving stretch of desert, and a frontier town rife with crime and villainy.

The journey begins when a farmer and her son are attacked by bandits who raze their farm to the ground. The mother decides to leave the boy at a secluded monastery to protect him. However, the place doesn’t feel right and he plans his escape.

“El Hijo - A Wild West Tale” is a non-violent stealth game in which you rely on the mischievous, playfulness of a young child. Using the shadows to his advantage is the core element of the game, as “El Hijo” will often have to hide. Without needlessly adding new mechanics, the gameplay is extended naturally, as variations of existing mechanics are gradually introduced and then combined to increase the challenge. These twists on familiar mechanics are often a product of the varied, increasingly dangerous environments that “El Hijo” must traverse to reach his ultimate goal.


- Survive the Wild West with the cleverness of a young hero
- Explore dark monasteries, deserts, and boomtowns in a spaghetti-western world
- Merge with the shadows to hide from the lawless
- Solve playfully tricky environmental puzzles
- Use a playful arsenal of tactical toys to bypass and distract diverse desperados
- Inspire other children towards the path to freedom
- Enjoy the gripping storyline of a brave son searching for his mother

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What’s New

Version 1.0.3

Fixed some Korean localization issues
Fixed a problem with child interaction in level 14

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Editors’ Choice

El Hijo blends charm and easygoing puzzle challenges into an artfully told tale of a child in search of his mother. When we’re not admiring its enchanting landscapes, we’re smiling at the way we have to think like a mischievous 6-year-old to sneak past monks and outlaws. Somewhere between dashing behind curtains and using moving bison for cover, it became one of our favorite stealth games.

Anile, ,

Beautiful game but keeps crashing

I love this game but have only been able to play for aboutn15 minutes as it keeps crashing. The controls disappear and the game freezes.

Developer Response ,

Hi Anile,

this should not be the case, what device are you using that it keeps crashing for you? Kind regards, HG-Support

Memnet 4 ,

Good Game But…

The controls could really use an improvement. The game has a tendency toward sluggishness. Plus having an option to move the controls to a better location on the screen would help a lot. Having the primary motion control located to the left of the action makes it very difficult to operate the character when one is right handed.

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