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Relicta.
 
"Relicta is the perfect puzzle dish for everybody. Mixing Portal like Puzzle elements with a side dish of Asimov Sci-Fi Story-telling and an astonishing level of detail and looks."
 
Relicta is a first-person physics-based puzzle game. Played through the eyes of a scientist, you’ll need to use your creativity to play with the laws of physics, utilizing magnetism, polarity and gravity to unravel the secrets of a research facility on the moon. Chandra Base will test your scientific skills, as they are the only thing that can keep your daughter alive ...

Announcement Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WSDNB6uRpw

Release Date Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uapU_6_u1IY

The player assumes the role of Dr. Angelica Patel, a physicist working in a terraformed lunar research facility called Chandra Base. The station is powered by the Relicta, a glowing crystal-like structure that crashed into the moon and is now situated at the heart of the facility.

Dr. Patel is waiting for her daughter Kira to arrive at the station, however, an accident that can be compared to a nuclear catastrophe turns the research facility into a ghost town. Alone, Dr. Patel needs to find her daughter while finding that she might not be alone after all.

In Relicta each corner tells a story, each new step is a challenge. Find your way around the enigmatic, terraformed craters and investigate different locations and ecosystems. Will you rush straight ahead and try to reach safety? Or will you take your time to gather clues and unravel the intrigues of 22nd century orbital politics?
Buried in the eternal darkness of the lunar craters lies a secret that might claim your daughter’s life - or change the fate of humanity forever.
Are you ready to face the ultimate consequences of your research?

Features

While traversing the different biomes of Chandra Base, the player is faced with increasingly complex and difficult puzzles, putting Relicta in line with games like Portal, Quantum Conundrum or The Witness.

Instead of a wormhole-creating gun, the player wields a pair of gloves that help to bend the laws of nature just the right way.

The player has to solve physics-based puzzles to advance further into the heart of the station – to do so, however, they have to creatively combine the laws of physics and toy with magnetism, polarity and gravity to reach their goal.

In addition to the detail-packed levels, the original soundtrack of Relicta, composed by Damian Sanchez who also created the acclaimed soundtrack of “Temtem”, transports you to the lunar surface.

 

tl;dr

·         Story-driven puzzle game in first person perspective

·         Deep and enigmatic background story - Find clues and piece together the details about the investigation of the Relicta's anomaly

·         Mind-bending mechanics - alter gravity and magnetism at will

·         Complex physical puzzles - combine your abilities in innovative ways to solve these physical riddles

·         Lovingly detailed environments - each corner tells a story, each new step is a challenge

·         Immersive original soundtrack - slip into the soundscapes of a sci-fi psychological thriller

The Developer: Mighty Polygon

Mighty Polygon is an independent game studio established in 2015 based in Valencia, Spain. Our focus is to create original games with strong narratives that have great mechanics.

As a team we are detail oriented, and meticulous in our approach to each aspect of the game; from plots and systems, graphics and exquisite soundtracks.

Using the Unreal Engine we are able to create a truly immersive world with beautiful locations. We are all passionate gamers, we love to combine adventuring with logical riddles, and ultimately this enables us to make the type of games we like to play.

More information: http://mightypolygon.com

 

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