Have you ever wondered what’s it like playing as a bullet in a video game?

Children of the Sun offers precisely that unique experience. Developed by Rene Rother and published by Devolver Digital, this game invites players to assume the role of a bullet, seamlessly leaping from one target to another.

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With its distinctive gameplay mechanics and captivating art style, Children of the Sun promises to be a standout title in 2024.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game, including its story, release date, and platforms.

What is the story of Children of the Sun?

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In the world of Children of the Sun, cultists abound in great numbers.

Players assume the role of an unnamed girl who embarks on a solitary crusade against a cult, meticulously eradicating its members one by one with every bullet fired with her ultimate goal of eliminating the group’s leader.

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Throughout her journey, she delves into the shadowy secrets of this enigmatic organization, revealing the appalling atrocities perpetrated in service to their master.

Children of the Sun gameplay

Children of the Sun shooting gameplay
Credit: Rene Rother, Devolver Digital

In this tactical third-person puzzle-shooter, players control one bullet, navigating it through increasingly intricate and challenging levels to dispatch cultists, trigger traps, and manipulate the environment.

Each shot holds immense significance, as meticulous precision directly impacts the outcome. A single mistake can result in enemies escaping your sights.

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The levels are intricately crafted to provide a test for players, ensuring replayability even after completing the game.

Children of the Sun release date and platform

The game releases April 9, 2024. This game is a PC exclusive.

A demo of the game is available on Steam for those who wish to try the game first before making a purchase.

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