The Bridge is releasing on consoles this month. It will be available for Xbox One on August 14th, for PS3, PS4, PS Vita, and Ouya on August 18th, and for Wii U on August 20th.
While M. C. Escher created impossible drawings, Ty Taylor and Mario Castañeda’s The Bridge is far from it. The puzzles are tough, but follow one basic rule and have smartly-built layers on top of that concept. It’s a hand-crafted beauty of sketches coming to life. Once it is in motion, the game’s slow and deliberate pacing hurts the overall experience.
The Bridge, a black-and-white indie puzzler in the style of M. C. Escher, will be released on Steam of the PC on February 22, 2013. The price of The Bridge is $14.99. The Bridge has been in development for nearly 3 years, and has received international attention after receiving nominations in contests such as the IGF, PAX 10, Indie Game Challenge, and IndieCade. Below is a complete list of accolades for The Bridge:
The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces the player to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave the player with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment. The Bridge exemplifies games as an art form, with beautifully hand-drawn art in the style of a black-and-white lithograph.