Balan Wonderworld Box Art and Opening Movie Revealed

Square Enix have recently released the opening movie and the box art for their upcoming platformer title, Balan Wonderworld. This title is the first collaboration between Sonic the Hedgehog and NiGHTS co-creators Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima in 20 years.

You can watch the opening movie for this upcoming title below:

The opening movie showcases a brilliantly vivid and vibrant artstyle, perfectly demonstrating the type of ambiance this title is aiming to encapsulate players with.

The box art for this title has also been revealed. You can take a look at it below.


Balan Wonderworld is an action platformer game centered around a location known as the Balan Theatre. The leader, Balan, leads protagonists Emma and Leo into the Wonderworld through a series of 12 different tales. Special costumes will adorn Emma and Leo as they explore the Wonderworld, which consists of memories and vistas from the real-world melding with things that people hold dear.

Balan Wonderworld is releasing on March 26, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X for $59.99.

Additionally, there is a collector’s edition dubbed the ‘Showtime Set’, which contains the game’s original soundtrack on CD along with a bonus MP3 track, a Balan Wonderworld pin, a theatre program, and an Unwoven Tote Bag. The original soundtrack and pin are planned to be sold separately in the future, while the theatre program and Unwoven Tote Bag are intended to be exclusive collector edition items.

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