Hand-Sketched Puzzler Creaks Coming To PS4 This Summer

From The Creator Of Machinarium

Hand-sketched indie puzzler Creaks is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer. According to Radim Jurda, lead designer for developer Amanita Design, Creaks will land on PS4 "in a few weeks". Presumably, it'll also be coming to PlayStation 5 at least via backwards compatibility.

Jurda is promising a "strange little universe" in Creaks, with lots to discover beneath the hero's tiny mansion room. You'll explore a whole mansion filled with dark corners and secrets, solve puzzles, and unravel the source of the havoc within the mansion. According to Jurda, there's "something quite unusual" happening in Creaks' mansion, and you'll get to discover what it is over the course of the game. You can check out a new trailer for Creaks right here:

 
 

What's the gameplay like in Creaks?

Jurda and Amanita say the gameplay in Creaks will revolve primarily around the concept of pareidolia, or seeing faces and patterns where they don't truly exist. In Creaks, they do exist, and it's your job to turn those shadow creatures - which could take the form of barking dogs, for example, only later to reveal themselves as tables or other ordinary objects - into mundane things to help you solve puzzles. There will also be plenty of classic puzzle-solving action in the form of pulling levers, stepping on pressure plates, and manipulating your environment to get one over on enemies.

You'll be able to check out Creaks when it launches for PlayStation 4 in just a few short weeks. The game is also coming to PC via Steam, as well as Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. Keep your eye on this one if you're an avid puzzle fan and you like the developer's previous projects Machinarium and Samorost.

Are you looking forward to playing Creaks on PlayStation 4? Let us know in the comments below!


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