Kyle Thompson, the solo developer behind the gorgeous, weird, and gorgeously weird metroidvania Sheepo, is back with a brand-new game for the Nintendo Switch, PC, and consoles called Islets, another hand-drawn metroidvania that had us at "what if Hollow Knight, but cats".

You'll play as Iko, a tiny, brave mouse who uses his rickety old plane to explore islands in the sky, separated from the land long ago after some long-forgotten calamity, hoping to try to find a way to restore the world. Thompson bills the game as "wholesome", thanks to its themes of making connections with others and rebuilding the world anew.

A cavalcade of bosses will be there to stop you, though, and you'll need to find and master unique abilities to fight them off. Normal metroidvania stuff — not that there's anything wrong with that, mind you — but look how pretty it is!

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You won't have long to wait until you can get your little mitts on this one, as Islets comes out on Switch, PC, and all the current and last-gen Xboxes on August 24th, 2022.