A downloadable game for Windows and Mac OS X


Hollow Beat is a surreal action-adventure game that stars Kae, a young woman who struggles with clinical depression. The game opens with an emotional breakup between Kae and her now ex-girlfriend Nisha, and things only get worse from there. Throughout her journey, Kae phases between three unique parallel universes, each one representative of a different mental state. As Kae makes her way through the city of Wake Village, she will make new friends, encounter her inner demons, and learns new ways to cope with her condition.


This is the first game from Cult Quiet, a game design collective made up of alumni and students from Northeastern University, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Designers: Will Wolff Herbert, Will Jobst, and Nolan Manning

Artists: Nolan Manning, Jay Knox, Will Wolff Herbert, and Jennifer Tella

Developers: Michael Rinaldi, Liam Fratturo, Mackenzie Denker, Adam Smith, and Ian Swain.

Sound Design/Music: Jake Farber, Zak Ickes, and Dylan Hanwright

Special Thanks: Casper Harteveld, Gillian Smith, Matt Gray, Connor Emmert, and Matt Belmont

More information

Published170 days ago
PlatformsWindows, Mac OS X
TagsAction-Adventure, artgame, Atmospheric, cerebral, depression, Experimental, Pixel Art, Surreal
LicenseAll rights reserved
Asset licenseAll rights reserved
Average durationAbout a half-hour
Player countSingleplayer


HollowBeat_Windows_10-12.zip (144 MB)
HollowBeat_Mac_10-12.zip (147 MB)

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