Coming from indie developer Three Eyed Games, A Winding Path will see you thrown right into a fantasy world by which the rain has ceased to fall, the rivers are drying up and the crops are failing — sounds nice, proper? Fortunately, this monochrome journey is all about placing this world proper, and writer Flynn’s Arcade has introduced that it is possible for you to to undertake this planet-saving mission on Switch from October twenty seventh.
A bleak set-up like that is normally conveyed by a equally bleak artwork type, awash with shadow and darkness. Three Eyed Games has determined to take the other method, stripping again the sport’s type to its naked bones – if, that’s, stickmen have bones.
As seen from the trailer above, the sport’s hand-drawn artwork type and string soundtrack make this minimalist journey appear much less edge-of-your-seat motion and extra snuggle-up-with-a-cup-o’-cocoa, however hey, typically that is all we’d like!
For a full checklist of the sport’s options, try the checklist from its eShop itemizing under:
– Explore the peaceable ambiance of a lovingly crafted, hand-drawn 2D world.
– Mend a world tormented by mistrust and restore unity amongst its inhabitants.
– Meet colourful characters and assist them resolve troubles large and small.
– Explore historical caverns, enchanting forests and busy settlements.
– Discover the secrets and techniques of the land and the magic inside.
While this side-scroller positively seems like will probably be taking the ‘tough’ out of ‘tough sketch’, the easy visuals and wholesome-sounding story have us able to get our cozy garments on as cozy Winter gaming creeps again into our lives. There’s even an archery minigame to sink our tooth into.
It’s been out on Steam since final 12 months, and A Winding Path will launch on the Switch eShop on October twenty seventh for £6.99 / 6.99€ / $6.99, with a 20% launch low cost to be put in place for its first week. It could look easy, however no less than you will not need to half with that a lot paper to present it a go.
What do you make of this quiet side-scroller? Put digital pen to digital paper within the feedback under!