October 6, 2013
Hold on to your serifs, because it's going to be a bumpy ride. A ride through the history of typography, that is, and it's going to be given by the soon to be released puzzle platformer Type:Rider:
Type:Rider is a riddle and platforms game that will use all your brain skills and dexterity to be completed. Control the two punctuation marks “:”, collect artifacts, cross the barriers of history and solve many headaches through 9 originals levels. From the first prehistorical painting to the Pixel, via the Times New Roman or the decry Comic Sans MS. Explore those magnificent universes based on real archives pictures and surrounded by a soundtrack created by AudioGaming that fits perfectly to the game.Type:Rider offers nine unique levels, plus a hidden one, each of which is based on a certain font. In each level, you have to use your puzzle platforming skills to control the game's characters and solve the riddles within. Check out the trailer and making-of videos of Type:Rider below. If you can't see the videos embedded above, please click here and here. Type:Rider is set to be released in the App Store on Thursday, Oct. 10. Priced at $2.99, it's going to be a universal download for iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, fifth-generation iPod touch, iPad 2, third-generation iPad, and fourth-generation iPad. Type:Rider is published by BulkyPix and developed by Ex Nihilo in collaboration with Arte, which will also release a free Web version of a portion of the game.