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Beyond Galaxyland Blends 2.5D RPGs with Sci-Fi Movies

Beyond Galaxyland Screenshot

Have you ever thought, hey, what if The Hitcherhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was a 2.5D RPG? Well, you might get something like Beyond Galaxyland! This turn-based RPG follows Earthling teenager Doug and his gun-wielding guinea pig, Boom Boom, as they traverse “Galaxyland” in a love letter to classic science fiction movies.

Meet Doug and learn all about his quest in the Beyond Galaxyland announcement trailer below:

Along with turn-based combat, Beyond Galaxyland features the ability to capture enemies and use them to assist you in battles, a crafting system for weapons and armor, a soundtrack with over 50 songs, and so much more. For the full details, check out the game’s Steam page description:

Inspired by classic sci-fi movies, Beyond Galaxyland is an intergalactic, 2.5D adventure RPG set among the stars. Step into the sneakers of high-schooler Doug, as he’s whisked away to “Galaxyland”—a zoo-like solar system of planets—on an epic quest to save Earth itself.

An all-new take on the beloved RPG adventures of old, prepare for a journey like no other, skyrocketing through teeming jungles, neon-lit cities, and cybernetic casinos, with each new planet brimming with intriguing characters, fiendish adversaries, and many other surprises.

Accompanied by Doug’s pet guinea pig—the pistol-wielding Boom Boom—and a sentient robot called MartyBot, together you must defend the world against an all-powerful entity known only as “The End,” before it conquers the Universe itself…

No pressure.

A Bold New Take on the Classic Science-Fiction Caper!

Experience firsthand all the thrills and spills of a retro science-fiction adventure, in an all-new take on the fish-out-of-water tale that sticks you right in the center of the action! Laughter, loss, peril and friendship, Beyond Galaxyland has it all and then some, dipped in a dazzling layer of neon-tastic pixels.

Explore a Solar System of Extraordinary Worlds

From the blizzard-swept planes of Arcos to the tropical jungle ravines of Erros, the neon-buzzing cities of Neo to the arid sand dunes of Xalm, explore a cosmic cluster of unique worlds, each with its own quests, environmental puzzles, and out-of-this-world characters.

Overcome Cosmic Foes in Tactical Turn-Based Combat

Engage in strategic turn-based battles against a vast range of galactic nemeses, with time-responsive defensive gameplay to minimize damage. Each party member has a range of unique abilities at their disposal, but for an additional tactical advantage, sneakily scan your enemy pre-battle to discover their strengths and weaknesses.

Experience Epic Boss Battles

Each planet boasts its own distinct perils, but none more so than the epic bosses you’ll encounter throughout your extraterrestrial travels, including colossal space dragons, flesh eating flowers, and the all-knowing bionic behemoth that is Nexus Mind.

Capture Enemies to Use in Battle

Successfully capture the many weird and wonderful creatures you encounter, to later unleash them in battle, with each possessing a number of exclusive abilities. Will you acquire every last one?


  • Explore the many extraordinary worlds of Galaxyland in an adventure to save the Earth.
  • Experience a thrilling story that pays homage to your favorite retro science-fiction movies.
  • Form a party of diverse companions to overcome foes in tactical turn-based combat.
  • Capture enemies in combat to later unleash as allies or buffs during future battles.
  • Craft new armors and consumables to aid Doug and his pals on their journey.
  • Engage in over 25 epic boss battles with the Universe’s most-feared adversaries.
  • A truly unique soundtrack unlike anything you’ve heard (at least on this planet) with over 50 diverse tracks spanning a myriad of genres from electronic to hip-hop to piano-heavy blues.

Beyond Galaxy Screenshots

Beyond Galaxyland will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC on Steam and the Epic Games Store. We do not have a release date yet, but stay tuned to RPGFan as we learn more!

Source: Gematsu

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Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper is a news writer for RPGFan. He has an unhealthy obsession with the Xeno franchise, especially Xenosaga. He runs a podcast about the series in his free time and sometimes works on fan projects. Tyler would die happy if Xenosaga Episode IV was announced. Besides Xeno, Tyler enjoys watching anime, his favorite being Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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