A downloadable game for Windows

XENOPULSE is an isometric Sokoban-inspired alien exploration puzzle game made entirely in the span of a single week for PIGSquad's July 2019 Summer Slow Jam. 

At the moment it is for PC only but we are working on a Mac port!

In this game, you play as one of a team of researchers living in orbit of an alien world. You control a robot tasked with traversing the planet's surface, as well as installing and collecting data from a number of research probes. XENOPULSE was inspired by the 1981 game Sokoban ("warehouse keeper" in Japanese) by Hiroyuki Imabayashi, in which you push around boxes in a warehouse and try to get every box into its proper place. As such, this game involves a lot of pushing, but the variety comes from all of the different elements of this alien world that you interact with (and which interact with each other).

Also, there is a lot of time travel.

We hope you enjoy!

Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorsXan Drake, petet
Tags2D, Aliens, Isometric, Narrative, Pixel Art, Sci-fi, Sokoban, summerslowjams, Time Travel


Xenopulse.zip 12 MB

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Thank you lovely developers who left a hint or two regarding the last episode.

Prepare to have your minds blown...


Scientific experiments on an alien planet.

Toxic swamps.

Time travel.

What could possibly go wrong?

With a 'Sokoban' inspired puzzle system and a narrative focus 'Xenopulse' adds a timetravel twist that offers more questions than answers...

If you love polished sound and level design (with a spare evening because heck this game is difficult!) then this Itch Dot Io Indie is for you <3