Developer Monochrome and publisher Hatinh Interactive have announced that their dreamlike puzzle platformer, Tandem: A Tale of Shadows, will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC later this year.
JB Grasset, the CEO and co-founder at Monochrome Paris, had this to say regarding the game’s announcement:
“With Tandem, our ambition is to evolve the puzzle-platformer genre through immersive storytelling, jaw-dropping production values, and thought-provoking gameplay. “We can’t wait to captivate players later this year with the imaginative, mysterious universe we’ve carefully created.”
Philippe DAO, CEO and co-founder of Hatinh Interactive had this to say regarding the title’s announcement:
“ Not only [are we] continuously impressed by Tandem’s game art and aesthetics but we also strongly believe in the uniqueness of its dual gameplay.
You can read up on this title’s key, advertised features below:
Stunning Art Direction
Discover a playful and frightening universe inspired by Jules Vernes, Conan Doyle, Tim Burton, and Victorian-era architecture. Each dimension in Tandem feels like a German expressionist or Dutch golden age art piece brought to life.
Solve 45 puzzles and obstacles to unravel the mystery surrounding Thomas Kane’s disappearance. Overcome vicious spiders and creepy clowns, etc
Swap perspectives between Emma and Fenton. Light up the scene and cast shadows as Emma from a top-down view. Walk on shadows projected by Emma’s lantern from Fenton’s side-scroller view.
Fight With Strategy
Players will face mechanical toy-like enemies and bosses throughout each dimension. Since Emma cannot attack, fans must rely on their wit to move forward.
Gather clues hidden in the game’s worlds to learn more about Emma, Fenton the teddy bear, and Thomas’ disappearance.
Push or pull objects to create shadows. Use alarms and traps to your advantage. Tandem features a variety of interactive elements to keep players on their toes.
You can view the trailer for this title below:
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