Developer Pine Studio, behind the well received SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell. Releases its latest Harry Potter and Professor Layton inspired game The Academy. While the trailer below shows some of the challenges, characters, and settings. Also giving puzzle fans a first look before they delve into the game.
The Academy will arrive on Playstation 4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch later this summer. After that it looks like Linux is next. According the developer reply on Steam.
We’re considering adding Linux support in the future after the game is released on consoles.
The Academy: The First Riddle – Release Trailer
The Academy: The First Riddle places fans in Arbor’s Academy. Also, a mysterious institute that accepts only the world’s best and brightest students. As a freshman named Sam, players will solve over 200 puzzles and riddles. These are all available across the school’s campus. So over the course of this roughly 20 hour adventure. Players will certainly find an array of memorable characters. Likewise, they will help you on your quest to uncover the academy’s cryptic history.
- Challenging Puzzles
Fans will be able to solve over 200 puzzles and riddles. Also, prove they’re worthy of being part of the famed Arbor’s Academy. Each challenge is easy to learn but difficult to master.
- Mysterious School
Taking inspiration from Harry Potter. There are certianly many stories waiting to discover within the Academy’s walls. While you venture into colorful classrooms and lush grounds. Even more grim hallways and many places to explore.
- Captivating Narrative
As students roam the Academy, they’ll uncover secrets hiding around the storied schools campus. Since you will take on a roughly 20 hour adventure.
- Memorable Characters
The Academy owes its esteemed reputation to its remarkable students and staff. Students will forge relationships with a variety of friends and foes on their journey. Each one eventful in their own unique way.
- Intriguing Lore
While there are puzzles to be discovered nearly everywhere in the Academy. Players are free to take a break and learn more of the institutes rich history. Working through a range of fun activities.
The Academy: The First Riddle puzzle adventure coming to Linux after consoles. Currently available for both Mac and Windows PC via Steam. Priced at $19.99 USD plus a 10% discount until July 9th. Also on Google Play and the App Store for $9.99.
Players can try the game’s first chapter for free on mobile devices. Additional chapters can be unlocked for $6.99 USD each or $9.99 USD as a bundle. The games is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch later this summer.