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Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher: Thunderful
Developer: Sad Owl Studios
Release Date: 2023

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'Viewfinder' Gets July Release Date, PS5 Demo Now, PC Demo Next Week - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 8, 2023 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT

Viewfinder is a mind-bending first-person puzzler that lets you reshape reality while solving puzzling conundrums.

Viewfinder is a mind-bending first person adventure game in which you can bring pictures to life by placing them into the world.

Challenge perception, redefine reality, and reshape the world around you with an instant camera. Viewfinder is a new single player game offering gamers hours of interesting and fun experiences while uncovering the mysteries left behind

In Viewfinder, you explore a beautiful and fun world full of mystery. Photos, paintings, sketches, screenshots and posters can be placed in the world to become a fabric of its reality, reshaping the environment around you. This unique mechanic delights in the way it plays with perception, evolving in surprising directions that keeps players challenged with every new puzzle they encounter.

Developer by SOS (Sad Owl Studios) and publisher Thunderful announced that Viewfinder is coming to PC and PlayStation on July 18th  2023.

Players will be excited to learn that a PlayStation 5 demo for Viewfinder is available to play right now and will also be coming back to PC for a limited time only as part of the Steam Next Fest, running between June 19th and June 26th. 

The new Viewfinder trailer showcases the playfulness and creativity that exudes through every aspect of the game. From its aesthetics to its mechanics, Viewfinder always has the capacity to surprise and this new trailer gives just a hint of what will be possible when it hits PC and PlayStation 5 this July 18th, 2023.

“We’re so happy to be launching the game so soon, we know that game development doesn’t end and there are definitely things that we want to improve on. But at the same time, the core of what we wanted to make is already there. And we’d be more than happy to just keep making games if this does well.” Gwen said.

“I disagree with Gwen, the game is perfect.” Georg said.

Matt is on a plane to LA. He cannot make a comment.

Key Features:

  • Reshape Reality: Beyond photographs, bring paintings, sketches, screenshots and postcards to life while reshaping the world
  • Exploration is learning: You will learn the secrets of the world, the reason why it exists, and the freedom to create. Explore multiple hub worlds that are all cohesive and encompass similar, but complex, differences
  • Experience as much as you want: Viewfinder’s narrative is player driven and will be an approachable experience to someone who just wants to play and solve puzzles, and a rich well thought off world to a player who wants to learn more
  • Find the answer to the impossible, once you step in the world of Viewfinder

Viewfinder is coming to PS5 (console launch exclusive) and PC (Steam) ion July 18, 2023.

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