Sea of Solitude is a narrative-focused adventure game that explores heavy thematic elements, like depression and loneliness. You take control of Kay, a girl who turned into a monster, and you explore a mysterious world full of other monsters. These creatures succumbed to their loneliness, and it's up to you to figure out what happened to them. By solving simple puzzles and platforming around a flooded world, uncover the truth behind Kay's past.
The game was developed by Jo-Mei Games and published by EA under its EA Originals brand. It released on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on July 5, 2019.
Here's more from the official Sea of Solitude website:
WHEN HUMANS GET TOO LONELY, THEY TURN INTO MONSTERS...
Sea of Solitude takes you on a personal journey of a young woman’s loneliness. Set sail across a beautiful and evolving world, where nothing is quite what it seems. Meet fantastical creatures and monsters, learn their stories, and solve challenges. Explore a flooded city, either by boat, on foot, or by swimming through the water itself. Dare to look what lies beneath the surface, in a haunting struggle of darkness and light, and discover what it truly means to be human.
AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY
Go on a nuanced and intimate adventure experienced through the mind of Kay as she struggles to overcome her inner loneliness. Help Kay see below the surface of her own heart and guide her through her Sea of Solitude.
A MARVELOUS METAPHORICAL WORLD
As her journey unfolds, Kay’s dark and stormy environment begins to change. Water levels rise and fall, uncovering new parts of the flooded city and surfacing unique challenges.
FACE THE MONSTER WITHIN
As you travel, you’ll solve puzzles, rid the world of tainted memories, and meet a variety of lovely and terrifying monsters, each with their own struggles. Confront these monsters to learn more about them and Kay, and discover what it means to be human.