DreamStorm Studios announced a story-driven puzzle game Narru: Forgotten Lands for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC (Steam). A release date has not been announced.
Here’s a preview of the game, via its Steam page:
Narru: Forgotten Lands is a story-driven puzzle game based on satisfying exploration. Become a piece of light whose mission is to roam the island once inhabited by a mysterious civilization and uncover the story of its demise. Excavate the ruins to enter a dimension of memories and discover the stories of people who are no more.
The greatest secrets are always hidden and protected. Learn to solve ancient puzzles and find valuable knowledge.
- Explore the world freely – Walk around the island and discover all its secrets, hidden passages, altars, paintings. and ruins that carry the history of the ancients. Listen to the voice of a goddess who will help you understand what happened.
- Bringing the island back to life – Watch the world come to life wherever you go. Fill the earth and the ruins with your light and let all around you flourish.
- Solve ancient puzzles – Solve puzzles to activate ancient mechanisms and reveal the secrets of those who lived on the island. Look for the clues painted on the ruins and you will never get lost.
- Learn new skills – Learn and master new abilities to visit previously inaccessible places and solve intricate puzzles. Water walking, rock climbing and more will help you uncover new secrets as you explore the island.
- Search the ruins – Search ancient ruins, find altars, learn new skills, collect souvenirs and find keys to unlock new story fragments and discover what happened to the civilization that once inhabited the island.
“There are many puzzle games on the market, but we want Narra to be something more than just a relaxing puzzle game,” art director Michał Lazowski said in a press release. “We want it to be an experience, with its deep and fascinating world-painting narrative system that lets you break away from everyday worries. It’s a game that helps calm your mind. With Narrawe wanted to explore the idea of bringing the world to life, instead of destroying it.
Watch the trailer below. See a set of screenshots in the gallery.