🐳 29 years ago: The Elder Scrolls: Arena was released!

Beyond Eyes

Description

Beyond Eyes is a game about the 10 year-old girl Rae who lost her eyesight in a fireworks accident when she was a small child. She is traumatized from the experience and hardly ever leaves the house, preferring to sit in the garden. On a summer day a stray cat called Nani visits her and they quickly become friends. When Nani disappears one day, she decides to venture outside to find the cat.

Rae is controlled from a third-person perspective and most of the environment is white. As she walks around, parts of the surroundings are revealed gradually and partially in a watercolour style, similar to a picture book, as she senses them through sound, smell, touch or taste. Certain objects in the environment also change as she goes closer. She sometimes misinterprets her senses and the environment changes when she notices her mistake. For instance, what initially looks like a clothesline with pieces of clothing moving in the wind, turns out to be a scarecrow, or a tree becomes a house. Her senses are visualized as pink strokes that seem to search the environment. Dangerous objects and animals have dark strokes surrounding them. When she is scared, her posture changes, the colours become dark and threatening music starts to play.

The game focuses on exploration and does not contain any puzzles or fail states. Players mainly need to guide Rae in the correct direction, opening gates or finding a path to progress, watching objects. Sometimes a dark wall of clouds appears and Rae has to find a way through or around. Events are often triggered automatically when she encounters something new.

Groups +

Screenshots

Promos

Videos

See any errors or missing info for this game?

You can submit a correction, contribute trivia, add to a game group, add a related site or alternate title.

Credits (Xbox One version)

50 People (33 developers, 17 thanks) · View all

Original Concept
In memory of
  • Ray Halatoe
  • Nani Halatoe
  • In our short time together
  • you taught me all the precious things
  • of life and love
  • of seeing the world
  • through ever changing eyes
  • of holding on and letting go
  • and taking little naps in the sun
  • I miss you
Art Direction Manager
Art
Audio
Creative Manager
Design
Production Director
Producer
Programming Manager
[ full credits ]

Reviews

Related Games

Eyes
Released 2012 on Browser
Eyes
Released 2013 on Browser, 2013 on Macintosh, 2020 on Nintendo Switch...
Ian's Eyes
Released 2016 on Windows
Minds Eyes
Released 2016 on Windows
Saint Eyes
Released 1999 on Windows
Dead Eyes
Released 2015 on Android, iPhone, iPad
Two Eyes
Released 2017 on Android, iPhone, iPad
8 Eyes
Released 1988 on NES, 2019 on Windows
Snake Eyes
Released 2005 on Windows

Related Sites +

Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 74097

Contribute

Know about this game? Add your expertise to help preserve this entry in video game history!

Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Sciere.

Additional contributors: Kennyannydenny.

Last modified February 13th, 2023.