Blowfish Studios has announced that Storm Boy: The Game, a video game adaptation of the book of the same name, is headed to Switch "soon".

Based on Colin Thiele’s 1964 children’s book, Storm Boy takes place on the beaches of South Australia near the mouth of the Murray River. The titular protagonist rescues orphaned pelican chicks there, and one of these later becomes the child’s pet and faithful companion, lovingly named Mr. Percival.

The game will allow players to experience an interactive retelling of this classic tale by taking control of both Storm Boy and Mr. Percival in key moments, such as when the pair need to rescue stranded sailors during a storm. You'll also be able to relive the friendship shared by both characters through a range of mini-games including sand drawing, sailing, cockle hunting, playing fetch, sand surfing, pelican feeding, and more.

The trailer gives off a rather relaxing vibe, which would suit the genre very nicely indeed, so this could well be one for those who like to enjoy peaceful and calming titles. More details surrounding the game's release date and pricing are expected to be shared soon, so make sure to check back for new information over the coming weeks. 

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[via nintendoeverything.com]