linelight

My Dog Zorro don’t just have the best ever company name, but they also have a rather intriguing puzzler on the way…and it has today been confirmed that Linelight will be making a Q1 2017 arrival.

A minimalist puzzler, Linelight will drop in on Xbox One, PS4 and PC (Steam) in Q1 2017. Set in a world made entirely of lines, Linelight’s 300 levels and six worlds are filled with Zen-like music, rich gameplay mechanics, and elegant design that distill the puzzle genre down to its very foundation. Take control over one very special line — named “Dash” — and explore the puzzles and mysteries of Linelight. The controls are irreducibly simple: MOVE.

Activate color-coded switches to create a “bridge.” Watch out for red moving lines — friendly in appearance, deadly on contact. Combine familiar gameplay mechanics to come up with one-of-a-kind solutions for exultant “Aha!” moments.

Linelight’s simple presentation belies a world of rich complexities and secrets. Keep an eye out for stars, and concentrate to discover secret pathways that expand the scope of your journey. Can you keep cool, keep Dash safe, and follow the path to its ultimate end?

“My goal was to take simplification to the extreme, initially for the fun/rewarding design challenge, but eventually because that’s where the most beautiful possibilities dwelled. Lightlight’s lifeblood is in its elegance: every puzzle and every line serve a unique purpose. When I brought all of the game’s components together (e.g., the music and aesthetics), it all came alive! I hope you have as much fun experiencing Linelight’s elegance as I did creating it.”

Features include:

  • Bask in the soft glow of a world made out of straight lines
  • Experience 6 hours of pure, unadulterated gameplay
  • Solve more than 250 different puzzles across six unique worlds
  • Enjoy a Zen-like, ethereal soundtrack, and enter a state of flow
  • Explore the intricacies of each world to uncover secret challenges

As soon as a cemented release date and price has been announced, we’ll let you know. For now…a trailer!

 

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