Eastasiasoft and Vivid Helix today announced that the meditative parallel puzzle game Semispheres will be coming to PS Vita on October 10, 2017 in North America and Asia and on October 11, 2017 in Europe.
Published by Vivid Helix in North America & Japan and by eastasiasoft in Europe & Southeast Asia, Semispheres for PS Vita will be available digitally on the PlayStation Store for US$9.99/€9.99. A physical Limited Edition will be available at the same time exclusively at Play-Asia.com for a special pre-order exclusive price of US$24.99.
The Semispheres Limited Edition contains the following items:
- Semispheres PS Vita game
- 16 pages game manual
- Soundtrack CD
- Individually numbered certificate
- Collector’s box (orange/blue versions)
Semispheres is a beautiful, 2D puzzle game, with a gorgeous, synth-led soundtrack by Sid Barnhoorn, composer of Antichamber and The Stanley Parable, that places dual realities at the heart of its challenge. Featuring a bichromatic art style comprised of warm blues and oranges, it’s a game that seeks to reunite two parallel worlds.
In Semispheres, each analogue stick controls a different avatar in environments that might initially appear identical but reveal profound differences crucial to progression. Portals allow the avatars to enter each other’s reality, creating fiendishly complex inter-dimensional puzzles, with success reliant on methodical planning and skilful execution. It’s not all esoteric brain workouts, though. Tension is introduced through the sentries that guard these worlds, whose fields of vision you must evade in order to find safe passage and the eventual resynchronisation of the worlds.
- More than 50 levels, each building on top of each other, culminating with fiendishly complex puzzles.
- Stealth-inspired gameplay, including abilities like noise-makers, portals, side-swapping, teleporting and more.
- Immersive ambient soundtrack by Sid Barnhoorn, composer for Antichamber, The Stanley Parable and Out There.
- Mesmerizing and soothing bichromatic art style comprised of warm blues and oranges.
- A heartwarming story about a boy and his robot, unfolding in parallel with the puzzle progression.
Check out the Semispheres Screenshots:
Check out the Semispheres PS Vita Trailer:
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