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Back in August 2017, Devolver Digital and Sectordub revealed it was working on a colorful exploration game with hidden depths called Pikuniku for the Nintendo Switch and PC. Now, almost a year later, a gameplay trailer has been released showing how it can be a goofy exploration game with more serious elements at the same time.

 

In Pikuniku, players follow a creature known as Piku. Piku is living in a dystopian world, exemplified in the trailer by other villagers keeping the character caged up at one point and referring to them as a beast. Your goal is to explore the world, help people by performing different tasks, and solve puzzles as they pop up. There is even a local cooperative multiplayer mode that brings in Niku, a character nearly identical to Piku.

 

 

Pikuniku will come to the Nintendo Switch and PC in 2018.

Jenni Lada
Jenni has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, CheatCC, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.

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