Golden Sun-inspired ARPG Tako no Himitsu: Ocean of Secrets announced

Tako no Himitsu

Indie developers Christophe Galati and Deneos have announced Save Me Mr. Tako spiritual successor Tako no Himitsu: Ocean of Secrets.

The Golden Sun-inspired throwback action RPG is in development for Windows PC (via Steam) and has a Kickstarter campaign planned to complete its development.

Here’s a rundown on the game, plus its reveal trailer:

“The monsters are the secrets you wish you could forget, but always resurface.”

Tako no Himitsu: Ocean of Secrets is an indie Action RPG made as a tribute to the Game Boy Advance era of gaming. A spiritual successor to Save me Mr Tako, play in a world where Octopuses were erased from history.

Following centuries of peace after the last war between Octopuses and Humans, the world must now face the secrets of its past. Wild animals are slowly disappearing, tensions between countries are brewing following the rise of the mysterious Temple of the Order, and shadow voids are appearing across the lands.


  • Play as six different characters, each with their own unique abilities and Symbiosis power. Discover their individual stories and the traumas they must overcome to make a positive change in the world.
  • Befriend and train magical Octopuses, the heroes of the past! Teach them spells that can aid in battle or help solve puzzles whilst exploring the world.
  • Strategise in real-time combat and fight the shadow monsters plaguing the land. Swap between different characters to adapt to enemies and gain the upper hand, and keep ahead of the swarm with new equipment.
  • Explore a vast, troubled world and learn the secrets of its past as you travel across the land. Discover the truth of the Shadow War and meet memorable characters in a great adventure to restore light to the world.
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