A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying man's memories to artificially fulfill his last wish.
ABOUT THIS GAME
Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts have peculiar jobs: They give people another chance to live, all the way from the very beginning... but only in their patients' heads.
Due to the severity of the operation, the new life becomes the last thing the patients remember before drawing their last breath. Thus, the operation is only done to people on their deathbeds, to fulfill what they wish they had done with their lives, but didn’t.
This particular story follows their attempt to fulfill the dream of an elderly man, Johnny. With each step back in time, a new fragment of Johnny's past is revealed. As the two doctors piece together the puzzled events that spanned a life time, they seek to find out just why the frail old man chose his dying wish to be what it is.
And Johnny's last wish is, of course... to go to the moon.
"To the Moon", a story-driven RPG with pixel graphics, was originally developed six years ago for PC by Canadian producer Kan Gao and Freebird Games, his indie game studio.Rights to develop and publish the remastered mobile version of "To the Moon" were acquired by X.D. Network Inc.
The story of "To the Moon" unfolds before players, much like a movie. While the entire game has no battle system and can be completed in a few hours, the compelling story and moving original soundtrack resonated with players worldwide. On top of receiving overwhelmingly positive ratings, "To the Moon" received multiple awards from Gamespot, Metacritic, WIRED, and more, and was nominated for "I'm Not Crying, There's Something In My Eye" in the 2016 Steam Awards.
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• Added "Music Box" function, allowing backstage music playing& in-game music downloading(will be enabled automatically after clearing the stage).
• Added "DIY QR code" function, allowing one-key sharing of player data for playing on different devices.
• A unique & non-combat story-driven experience
• Innovative mix between adventure game elements and classic RPG aesthetics
• Acclaimed original soundtrack that closely ties to the story
• An espresso execution with zero filler and no time drains
* Español (Latinoamérica)
* Español (Europa)
* lingua italiana (Italian)
* Người việt nam
* 한국어 (Korean)
* 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)
* 繁體中文 (Traditional Chinese)
* 日本語 (Japanese)
* Türk dili(Turkish)
Service email: TotheMoon@xindong.com
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1. Fixed emote issue
2. Updated the Japanese localization
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Best video game story I’ve ever seen.
To The Moon is a fantastic experience. It’s a story driven RPG with great characters, great story telling, and a powerful soundtrack. It’s story has great mystery, some fun comedy, and serious tearjerkers (come prepared with tissues). Being written, developed, and composed nearly all by Kan Gao, it shows through the ability for all the different elements to work together to enhance the story and experience.
The main downside is that the “game” aspect isn’t very impressive. The majority of the gameplay involves just walking around and reading the dialogue triggered by interactions. There is little challenge (besides emotionally) to progress, and the game almost plays out more like an interactive movie than a game (though movies don’t have pixel based visuals and dialogue boxes for conversation). For some people, the lack of gameplay can be a turn-off, but personally I don’t feel it detracts from the experience.
Overall, would I recommend this? If you’re just looking for a challenging or gameplay filled experience, then perhaps no. However, if you want an incredible story that lives up to the stories of some of the best movies and books, absolutely!
For gaming, top notch story and music
When it comes to story and music, I usually have less expectations on a game than a movie. However, this game delivers with an emotional story and music. There is minimal gameplay so it felt a lot like reading a book with polished super nintendo RPG visuals. While I enjoyed the story, it sometimes felt like the story dragged on at times with things that had none-little impact on the story. In other words, it took me about 4 hrs to beat but i was probably only interested in about 3 hrs of the game. I still gave 5 stars because holding my interest for the majority of the time is still better when compared to most other games. Story and music are areas I'd like to see future games improve on. I feel too many game developers these days focus on graphics and more content to make a game long, that it becomes difficult for them to put a lot of focus on each part of a long game. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule but maybe only 1 game out of 1000. You can see the focus in this great short game through it's story, music, and ability to make minimal graphics still look pretty.
The stellar reviews finally brought me to this game. As many before have observed, the actual gameplay is minimal. There is very light exploration and several quick mini-games along the way which basically serve to nudge the story along. But if you adjust your expectations and decide to invest yourself in the narrative, the experience can be surprisingly poignant and thought provoking.
Which is why I regret the one thing that detracted from my experience, which is the dialogue between the two characters that you play throughout the story (the "doctors") that I found to be hokey, crass and juvenile to the point of being completely distracting. Constantly flinging sarcastic comments or insults at each other, being jarringly rude to other characters, routinely calling each other "idiot", "moron", or at one point, "butthead." The dialogue between these two so-called doctors struck me as so wildly out of place that it constantly jolted me out of this otherwise touching storyline and came close to derailing the whole experience for me, unfortunately.
Having said that, I was still able to somewhat overlook the childish banter and remain attuned to the larger story, which is truly moving and memorable and still made the journey worthwhile in the end.
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- X.D. Network Inc.
- 1.4 GB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
- Age Rating
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