Game publisher Merge Games and developer Team Gotham recently announced that the introspective puzzler Solo: Islands of the Heart will be coming to the Sony console.
Solo: Islands of the Heart on PS4
upcoming puzzle video game will be launching on PlayStation 4 this coming July
30. It will have a price tag of only $19.99. Pre-orders are now available on
the PlayStation Store with a 20 percent launch discount.
out the overview below:
Solo is a game about love. About love as fuel, the force
that drives us.
It is a universal feeling, but each of us experiences it
in a different way. Individually, it holds different meanings depending on a
variety of factors such as culture, gender, sexuality or traumas. That’s why Solo
explores this theme in an introspective way, to have the players identify and
reflect on their own experiences.
Solo is a contemplative puzzler set on a gorgeous and
surreal archipelago. Reflect on your loving relationships by exploring
contemplative, dream-like islands.
Reflect on love’s place in your life with a
personal and introspective branching narrative.
Combine blocks with different properties offering
multiple solutions for most puzzles.
Contemplate and explore a living world: take
photos of the charming, colorful islands amidst tranquil tunes or play the
guitar for cute creatures.
Nature and contemplation are also a huge part of Solo–you
could feed the animals or just sit on a bench and take the time to think. After
all, it’s up to you–Solo provides you with the opportunity to explore at your
The world is divided into archipelagos, and each
archipelago is formed by small islands. Each island represents a unique puzzle
the sailor will have to solve before getting to the Sleeping Totems and
awakening them to answer a question about love and relationships. Using boxes,
each with different properties and behaviors, the sailors can build their own
paths to the Sleeping Totems on each island.
However, as is the case with love, most puzzles offer no unique solution.