Side-scrolling adventure game Haiku, the Robot for PC launches April 28 – Gematsu

Side-scrolling adventure game Haiku, the robot launches for PC via Steam on April 28, announced developer Mister Morris Games.

A Switch version is also planned, but has not yet received a release date.

Here is an overview of the game via its Steam page:


Haiku, the robot is a cute adventure exploration game that takes place in a large cohesive world full of corrupt robots and machinery. Explore the dying land of Arcadia; giant hard machines; become friends with crooked robots, and seek answers to the mysteries of the world around you.


  • Explore Throw your own way through a huge, interconnected world full of corrupt robots and machinery. Map out unknown paths and explore the hidden depths of Arcadia.
  • Competing – Avoid, dash and cut while fighting violent looking machines. Challenge your abilities and reflexes through close melee battles and epic boss battles.
  • Discover – Develop yourself with powerful objects and abilities so that you can reach previously inaccessible areas. Meet a series of crooked robots, both friend and foe, and discover the dark secrets of the world around you.

Key features

  • Classic side-scrolling action with all the modern accessories.
  • Avoid, dash and cut through machine-like enemies.
  • Jump, zip and blink past challenging platform obstacles.
  • Meet a wide crowd of interesting characters on your journey.
  • Customize your playing style through the chip system.
  • Explore a huge cohesive world. Full of hidden secrets, fierce enemies and crooked robots. A real Metroidvania.
  • Make your own journey while collecting new items, abilities, and upgrades.
  • Map out your progress and put together Arcadia’s secrets.
  • Sharp and precise character movements with tight melee.
  • GameBoy-inspired pixel art – each frame is animated by hand. True retro aesthetics with modern controls.

Watch a new trailer below.