Stealthy spaghetti-western El Hijo, from Honig Studios, to be published by HandyGames

On its neverending search for true Indie gems, HandyGames stumbled over the fantastic Ej Hijo from Berlin-based Honig Studios. In El Hijo the player takes the role of a six-year old boy, searching the Wild Wild West for his mother. It’s a non-violent, spaghetti-western stealth game, coming 2019 to PC, MAC and consoles.

As a six-year old, El Hijo must always sneak past the dangers of his world. As he overcomes his challenges, he gains self-confidence and cunning and with it more schemes to get past his foes. On his journey he will find himself in a remote monastery, a harsh and unforgiving stretch of desert and a frontier town rife with crime and villainy.

El Hijo is developed by award-winning Honig Studios in Berlin, Germany for PC, MAC, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™ and the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X. It will be published by HandyGames, family member of the THQ Nordic network in 2019. HandyGames acts as an independent publisher, focusing on small and mid-sized projects or 3rd-party indie games.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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