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Tandem: A Tale of Shadows due to get a port

tandem: a tale of shadows puzzle platformer game is due to get a port for linux with windows pc

Tandem: A Tale of Shadows puzzle platformer game is due to get a port for Linux with Windows PC. Thanks to the brilliant creative minds of Monochrome Paris. Due to release this fall on Steam and GOG.

Developer Monochrome and Publisher Hatinh Interactive have unveiled a release date. While they gear up for the upcoming dreamlike, action and adventure puzzle platformer Tandem: A Tale of Shadows. Emma and teddy bear Fenton’s perilous search across PC, Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms is due to begin on October 21. However, according to the developer’s email, it looks like Linux will be in the mix as well.

The game is made with Unreal Engine 4 and yes it will be available on Linux.

While Monochrome confirms Unreal Engine 4, they still do not specify a day one release. Which are almost the same details as the June reply via the Discussions post. Although the good news, the main developer is a “strong supporter of the open source community”. This also explains why Linux is in the mix. Although Unreal Engine 4 does not make porting as easy as say, Unity 3D.

Also, the latest Tandem: A Tale of Shadows trailer showcases the title’s dual protagonist gameplay. While offering a new glimpse of the illusory dangers that await the pair. Since they will attempt to solve the mystery surrounding Thomas Kane’s disappearance.

The video, which debuted at IGN’s Gamescom: Awesome Indies presentation. Which also shows off more of the Tandem’s jaw dropping visuals and the chiaroscuro dimensions. Which are stunning. All inspired by Jules Vernes, Conan Doyle, and Tim Burton. But fans can expect to traverse a bit of the adventure in the game’s Demo. Which happens to work well via the Proton on Steam. First, check out the trailer below.

Tandem: A Tale of Shadows Gamescom Gameplay Trailer

In Tandem: A Tale of Shadows, players will alternate between Emma’s top-down view. Switching to Fenton’s horizontal side scroller view. All using the former’s lantern to cast shadows the teddy bear can cross. In turn, the latter can activate switches that may be out of view. Which you can check out first hand in the Demo.

Each of the game’s chapters will introduce fans to new mechanics. As a result, there is more that you must master if they hope to defeat the horrifying monsters that await. Players will sink into Tandem: A Tale of Shadows’s five strange worlds. There they’ll stitch together answers surrounding the vanishment of the Kane family. And also shed some light on the title’s dauntless heroes.


  • Stunning Art Direction
    Discover a playful and frightening universe of Tandem: A Tale of Shadows. All inspired by Jules Vernes, Conan Doyle, Tim Burton and Victorian era architecture.
  • Clever Puzzles
    Solve over forty puzzles and obstacles. Doing so in order to unravel the mystery surrounding Thomas Kane’s disappearance.
  • Dual Gameplay
    Swap perspectives between Emma and Fenton. Since you can light up the scene and cast shadows as Emma from a top down view. While you 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’s strategy is not to attack. Therefore, Tandem: A Tale of Shadows players must rely on their wit to move forward.
  • Narrative-Driven Adventure
    Players are invited to discover many fun, creative, and very intricate cutscenes. Clever players will find the hidden rooms which will reveal the clues. These will teach you more about the disappearance of Thomas Kane.
  • Diverse Mechanics
    Push or pull objects to create shadows. Use alarms and traps to your advantage. Tandem features a variety of interactive elements for players to experiment with.

Tandem: A Tale of Shadows puzzle platformer will launch on Windows PC on October 21st. But Linux is certainly in the mix. But you can also keep up to date by following on Twitter, or join the Discord. Then visit our website, and be sure to Wishlist the game on Steam and GOG.

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