Technically, these gifs show off the various backgrounds that Baby, the main character in Murasaki Baby, must traverse by activating their various attributes with the Vita's rear touchpad. The gray Heart of Stone background weighs down Baby's balloon; the blue Frozen Hell background freezes the balloon and bodies of water; the green Eye of Scrutiny background shrinks Baby; and the red, neutral background calms Baby down.
But really, these gifs are simply a joy to watch – they're equal parts adorable and eerie. Take a look at them in the gallery below.
The game itself is just as adorable and weird, as we found out in our preview last year. Murasaki Baby is due out in 2014.