Publisher Maple Whispering announced The Shape of Things on July 22. The compatible platform is PC (Steam). According to the store page, it is scheduled to be released in the first quarter of 2023 and supports Japanese display.
The Shape of Things is a puzzle game. Various objects that have been divided into different parts are returned to the original shape while operating the parts. Parts can be rotated like a Rubic Cube, and it seems that it can be operated such as enlargement and reduction. Each puzzle is discharged with a gachapon machine in the game. If you return it to the shape of the object and clear it, you will get a coin to draw the next gachapon.
There are no time limit or penalty during the game, so you can play calmly at your own pace. The weather and time in the game can be set by the player. In addition, it is said that a pleasant sound effect and BGM are prepared, so it seems to be characterized by a spacious game play. In addition, it is said that the operation can be performed only with one hand. He wants you to enjoy warm drinks with empty hands.
Hyper Three Studio is based in Barcelona, Spain. In the past, he has developed a diorama mistake search game Tiny Lands. There is no time limit or penalty in the same work, and it has a relaxed element, such as comfortable BGM and environmental sound. In the Steam User Review, 94 % of the 521 cases have won the very popular status. The game play that can be played while relaxing seems to be well received by users. On the other hand, it is also evaluated that searching for mistakes, which is a puzzle element, has a good response. In this work THE SHAPE OF THINGS, such essence will be inherited.
The Shape of Things will be released for PC (Steam) in the first quarter of 2023.