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The Spectrum Retreat

The Spectrum Retreat is available for purchase on the Switch eShop starting today. Take a look at some footage below.

The Spectrum Retreat is making its way to Switch in just over a week. It’ll be out via the eShop on September 13, Ripstone announced today.

The Spectrum Retreat is a sci-fi puzzler from Dan Smith, who won the BAFTA Young Game Designers Award in 2016 for his first-person puzzler prototype when he was only 18 years old. Ripstone has since partnered with Smith to evolve the prototype “into a trippy, art deco-inspired sci-fi adventure.”

Ripstone issued a launch trailer for The Spectrum Retreat, which arrives on Switch this summer. Have a look at the video below.

Ripstone Games, the creators of The Spectrum Retreat, have posted an eleven-minute video with exclusive developer commentary throughout. The commentary is focused on puzzle design and game creation in general while cluing viewers into the world a little bit. You can watch that video below.

The video’s description also states that the game will be coming to Switch this summer. That’s pretty soon, so a more concrete release date should be incoming.

Dan Smith won a ​BAFTA Young Game Designer award back in 2016 for his prototype Spectrum. Now Smith is teaming up with Ripstone to fully develop the game as The Spectrum Retreat, which is coming to Switch.

The Spectrum Retreat is a first-person puzzle action title. You’ll be “exploring the pristine and uncanny hotel, The Penrose, solving its ingenious color-coded puzzles and discovering the reasons behind their seemingly never-ending stay.”

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