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Atawhai Interactive



Atawhai Interactive

Based in Dunedin, New Zealand 

Release date: 2024






Lisa Blakie







Toroa is a narrative flight game, where you play as an albatross (Toroa), who is gliding across the vast Pacific Ocean back to their home on land. With help from Tāwhirimātea, atua (god) of the winds and weather, players will guide Toroa through their past, present and future across boundless seas and skies to finally reunite them with their family.

Key Features

  • Glide on dynamic wind currents, dip, dive and explore stylised landscapes, from calm seas to high above verdant islands and into dream-like cloudscapes.

  • A heartfelt story grounded in te ao Māori (the Māori world) about family, interconnectedness, past, present and future.

  • Soundtrack showcasing the beauty of taonga pūoro (Māori musical instruments)

  • Befriend a colourful cast of creatures from the South Pacific including dolphins, whales, penguins and more.

  • Search for peaceful encounters within each level, there are no enemies, violence or high stakes.


Introduction Trailer - YouTube | Download

About Atawhai Interactive

Atawhai Interactive is a small studio based in Dunedin, New Zealand that's focused on creating serene games from a te ao Māori (the Māori world) perspective.

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