Puzzle game

“The Entropy Center” is a first-person puzzle game with strong “Portal” vibes

Gatefirst person shooter The center of entropy was announced during the GamesRadar Future Games Show live stream.

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Although players won’t think of portals, they will use some sort of energy beam gun to manipulate objects and time as they progress through the game’s space station interior environments. The game also appears to feature some degree of destructible objects. Similar to Gateit doesn’t appear to feature traditional first-person shooter combat, although there may be some hostile enemies to grapple with.

The game is currently wishlisted on Steam, with its description: “Think upside down. Defy the impossible. A breathtaking first-person adventure where you solve ingenious and intricate puzzles by rewinding objects into time.

The center of entropy comes from developer Stubby Games and is the studio’s first title. Publisher Playstack is also behind the game, most recently known for 2021’s Soulslike title. Deadly Shell.

Deadly Shell received a fair three out of five star rating from NME, which reads; “Once Deadly Shell takes flight, its dynamic combat and simple leveling systems begin to shine. But the lack of variety and the reluctance to stray from dark souls formula ensures that it never really inspires.

Last month, a fan “demake” project Gate which works on Nintendo 64 hardware has been released online, although according to its creator James Lambert there is still work to be done on it.

The center of entropy is slated for release on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC later this year. As of press time, there’s no word of a Switch release.

In other news, The upcoming psychological horror game Luto received a new in-game trailer and is set to release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC later this year.