This Friday (July 30th), Cucchi will be released on Nintendo Switch. Developed by Julián Palacios Gechtman and Fantastico Studio, it’s not so much a game as a playable archive of Enzo Cucchi’s works of art (Enzo Gucchi is an italian painter).
Ahead of the launch on Friday, Fantastico Studio have shared the launch trailer for the game:
And here’s some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots:
Cuccchi is the first artist archive created in the form of a video game. It’s the official playable archive of Enzo Cucchi’s works of art.
Cuccchi is a game where you explore beautiful dioramas and go through dangerous and trippy labyrinths, in a journey inside the paintings of Enzo Cucchi.
Since the late ’70s, Cucchi has worked with many kinds of techniques and materials, creating a wide and diverse imaginary that has now been transformed into an impossible videogame chimera.
Find your way through 7 unique areas and collect 51 hidden objects to unlock an archive gallery displaying the different sets of paintings that inspired the visuals for the game.
- 7 unique levels, each one inspired by different artworks
- A distinctive visual style that plays with different 3D techniques
- A mix of exploration and maze-like gameplay
- 51 hidden objects to collect and defend from danger
- Each hidden object unlocks a painting in an archive/gallery of Enzo Cucchi’s art
- An electronic/lo-fi soundtrack that will appeal to fans of Boards of Canada, Four Tet, múm
Cucchi (Switch – eShop) comes out on July 30th in Europe and North America.
Source: Fantastico Studio (Steam)