The folks at Momo-pi development studio have rocked up on Xbox One with their intriguing puzzle game Persephone, which delivers a concept that poses an interesting question: What if death in video games is not the end, but is in fact the actual key to solving the levels within? But where, how and when will you choose to die in order to progress? Now, that’s a real conundrum.
Persephone is a turn-based, 2D isometric puzzle game that first saw the light of day on mobile platforms. It’s a puzzler exploring the idea that dying in-game could be a useful way to make progress. You will incarnate Persephone, who’s a young woman trying to make her way to the bottom of hell to meet her beloved, Hades – you’ve probably heard of him, he’s a pretty big deal. Throughout the square-tiled levels ahead, the only controls you have are movements in four directions. The difficulty comes in finding a solution in order to navigate the complex layouts and reach the end of each puzzle.
With more than 120 puzzles to tackle, set across 10 original and different environments offering unique mechanics, Persephone is certainly going to test your problem solving skills. Furthermore, it’ll even provide a captivating, classical soundtrack to help create an enveloping atmosphere while you ponder how to progress. And should this isometric puzzler be what you’re after, it’ll only cost you a mere £6.09 on the Xbox Store. If you do decide to embrace death in Persephone, leave a comment below with your thoughts on it or chuck us a message on any of our social media channels.
And make sure you keep an eye out for our review pf Persephone on Xbox One too. It’s coming!
The Complete Edition of Persephone is now available! More than 100 levels in 10 chapters. The full 3 stories of Persephone, Demeter and Hades, and a lot more to discover! Persephone is a puzzle game that explores the following possibility: what if death isn’t the end, but the key to solve puzzles? Where, when and how will you choose to die in order to progress? Discover more than 100 puzzles in 10 different environments, each with unique mechanisms. Transport yourself to this magical world enriched with beautiful graphics and captivating music.