Pretty puzzle game Ethereal might be wiggling its manner into shops on the seventh of March. The wordless game follows an vague blob by many vibrant, chilled out ranges, and it’s up for a 2019 Independent Games Festival award for excellence in audio.
You’ll have the ability to see why it was nominated from the trailer alone:
What a stunning collection of dings, chimes, and even scrapes. The music’s good too – and you’ll take heed to it on Spotify already. One of the tracks is known as “Working In The Background,” which is becoming, as a result of so far as I can inform that’s when all writers flip to trusty game music playlists.
According to its description, the game options 24 maze-like ranges, every of which is malleable utilizing varied mechanics that you will need to puzzle out with a view to discover the way in which by. All the whereas, the world will plink and jingle in response to your actions and interactions – and there’s no time stress, so you possibly can be happy to only sit again and make music when you like. Alternatively, you possibly can actually dig into discover all the “challenges and secrets” hiding among the many pastel rectangles.
Ethereal will launch on Steam, Humble, and itch.io on March seventh. In the meantime, you possibly can peruse the full list of nominees, the place you’re sure to search out one thing else that takes your fancy and is already out.