Descend Into the Pits of Hell in Pinstripe

Posted on 23 Mar 2017 by
J. A. Kinghorn

Borrowing plot points from Greek mythology, Pinstripe is a side scrolling platformer that follows one father’s descent into hell to save his daughter, be sure to check out the trailer above.

Players don the dog collar of ex-minister Teddy as he descends into the depths of the underworld, desperately searching for his disappeared daughter, Bo. Along the way he encounters odd ball characters, uncovers lost memories and must confront the mysterious Mr. Pinstripe. The game mixes a Tim Burton aesthetic with moments of the darkly comedic and the downright eerie.

The vast majority of the project was put together by one man development band, Thomas Brush, over the course of five years. Pinstripe will be available for PC, MAC and Linux from the 25th of April. You can add it to your Steam wish list here or you can learn more about the game from the official website.

Official Press Release

IRVINE, Calif. – March 21, 2017 – Armor Games Studios has announced that Pinstripe, independent developer Atmos Games’ action-adventure title chronicling one father’s emotional descent into Hell to save his child, will release on Windows PC, Mac and Linux on April 25 for $14.99.

Designed by Thomas Brush, creator of the cult-hit adventure games Coma and Skinny, Pinstripe takes players through the forbidding depths of the underworld, a surreal realm of captivating beauty, strange characters and lost secrets. Players embark on this odyssey with Teddy, an ex-minister searching the afterlife’s frozen reaches for his kidnapped daughter, Bo. Along the way, he’ll use his wits, tools and intrepid dog to solve intriguing puzzles and fend off fearsome creatures in a desperate quest to uncover the mysteries of his past and confront his shadowy nemesis, Mr. Pinstripe.

The game’s gorgeously detailed artwork and storytelling strike a tone that is both chillingly somber and darkly comical, drawing inspiration from works like The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline and Alice in Wonderland. It also features a moving original orchestral score, composed by Brush himself, and voice acting from talents like YouTube entertainers Dan Avidan and Nathan Sharp.


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