Song of the Deep Given a July 12 Release Date by Insomniac Games

April 18, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

Insomniac Games announced today that Song of the Deep, their Metroidvania-style 2D adventure game, is releasing on July 12 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. With GameStop as the publisher, it will be available at retail exclusively through them for $14.99.

The new story trailer, titled Merryn’s Voyage, gives you a look at gameplay while a voiceover helps explain the world of Song of the Deep.

For a longer look at Song of the Deep, IGN posted the first 19 minutes:

If you missed the description previously, here’s what to expect from Song of the Deep:

Set in a gorgeous underwater world, players take on the role of Merryn in her quest to find her father. With a rickety submarine, Merryn will explore the vast ocean depths in this side-scrolling Metroidvania-style adventure game. Song of the Deep delivers unique gameplay in a tale of love, heartbreak, and triumph.

  • Explore a fantastic non-linear interactive underwater world, from ruins to boneyards to gardens. Every corner of the ocean offers a new surprise.
  • Upgrade your submarine with new abilities to access new areas of the sea, and combine your abilities in surprising ways like catching a torpedo with your claw arm.
  • Outwit, outmaneuver, and battle creatures along the way, from lantern jellies to giant bosses.
  • Experience an unforgettable journey: A powerful tale about a daughter defying impossible odds to search for her father.

Will you be getting Song of the Deep this summer?

[Source: Insomniac Games, IGN (YouTube)]