I’ve always liked puzzle games. Myst was a big one back in the day. I also play a lot of them on my phone, that’s why I’m excited to see that The Eyes of Ara is coming to the Nintendo Switch. It has touch screen and Joy-Con support so that you can puzzle any way you’d like for hours on end. Learn more below!
The Eyes of Ara, the award-winning puzzle adventure set in a mysterious castle, will share its secrets with Nintendo Switch on Oct. 15, 2019.
On Nintendo Switch, The Eyes of Ara’s secrets come to life like never before with dedicated touch screen and Joy-Con support. On the go, piece puzzles together with the ease of a finger or stylus. When docked, guide the Joy-Con to precisely point at puzzle objects using the inbuilt gyroscope. These intuitive control options make exploring the richly detailed environments as empowering as it is rewarding.
After years of silence, a strange radio transmission erupts from a centuries-old, long-abandoned castle. As the technician hired to investigate the call, enter the perplexing citadel, navigate massive, detailed environments, and solve complex puzzles to uncover the truth behind the mysterious signal.
A labyrinth of secret suites and intricate mysteries in a fantastical setting await. In each of the castle’s beautifully crafted areas, find helpful clues and objects, using or combining them in inventive ways to venture deeper. Lost keepsakes and other secrets off the beaten path tell the captivating story of those who came before.
“Community and critical support for The Eyes of Ara have made it possible to bring this enchanting castle and all its tantalizing mysteries to Nintendo Switch, where exclusive control options make the game more accessible than ever,” said Ben Droste, lead developer, 100 Stones Interactive. “When Switch owners enter this castle, they’ll find a perplexing world full of secrets that rewards deep thinking with even deeper mysteries.”
The Eyes of Ara is now available for pre-order via the Nintendo eShop with a limited-time 15% pre-order discount and will release for Nintendo Switch on Oct. 15, 2019 for $14.99 USD. It is currently available on PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. On Switch, The Eyes of Ara will support English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese and Simplified Chinese languages.