All eyes and controllers could also be centered on Loss of life Stranding proper now, however it received’t be lengthy earlier than we will play one other whimsical recreation about connection. Keita Takahashi’s Wattam is releasing on December 17th. The weird and artistic journey from loneliness to connection comes from the creator of Katamari Damacy, one other unusual but endearing title that’s captivated everybody who performs it. The discharge date announcement comes with a model new trailer, albeit brief, exhibiting that Wattam launches simply in time for the vacations.
Launching at $19.99, Wattam is being developed by Funomena and printed by Annapurna Interactive, a writer well-known for selecting up distinctive misfit video games that will not have a devoted place elsewhere. All Annapurna video games are assured to have coronary heart although. We previewed the sport a couple of years in the past at PlayStation Expertise and liked this unusual and experimental world that went from the lonely mayor and his exploding hat to a bunch of associates that needed to remedy distinctive puzzles, connecting and drawing much more unusual associates collectively.
Wattam was initially introduced way back to 2015, repeatedly getting delayed yr after yr. After our preview of Wattam in 2017, it largely fell off the radar till resurfacing solely lately, getting a launch window of December just some months in the past, and now we lastly know the precise date. At one time a Sony unique title, Wattam can be releasing for PC (through the Epic Video games Retailer).
The PlayStation Weblog additionally held an interview with Takahashi to speak to him about Wattam now that the discharge date is official. It has some distinctive new details about the sport and its soundtrack, his refreshed takes on creativity, and an admission about how he tousled one of many Trophies in Katamari Damacy as he tinkered with the sport previous to launch, costing the crew cash to repair it.
It additionally has what is maybe my favourite response ever to an interview query, during which the PS Weblog asks him, “All of your video games are endearingly bizarre. Do it’s a must to put extra effort into reaching quirkiness, or does it come utterly naturally?” to which Takahashi merely responds, “All my video games are usually not endearingly bizarre.”
The endearingly bizarre Wattam releases on December 17, 2019 for $19.99. It will likely be accessible on PS4 and PC through the Epic Video games Retailer.