Vote 2020 graphic
Everything you need to know about and expect during
the most important election of our lifetimes

Europa Looks Absolutely Beautiful

Illustration for article titled iEuropa /iLooks Absolutely Beautiful

This is Europa, a “stylized exploration adventure game.” It’s the creation of Helder Pinto, a senior environment artist at Blizzard.

It tells the story of “the last sentient droid, a millennia after singularity ran amok.”


There’s not much to it other than that teaser, but I thought it was so pretty—with such a strong “Studio Ghibli in motion” vibe—it was worth sharing.

You can follow Europa’s development here.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs

Share This Story

Get our newsletter


So millenia of neglect, and yet wooden structures built right on the water, even directly in contact with it via a waterwheel, are still pristine?

Stone ruins with vast, vast amounts of water flowing directly through them are neither eroded nor thickly overgrowth?

Come on, people - if you want to make a game about ruins, maybe do the most basic of research on what actually happens to ruins over time? This little damage could only be possible on a timescale of decades. It wouldn’t be believeable for something even just 100 years old, much less thousands.