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Posted: 23 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @JonahMonaghan, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Empty is a minimalist puzzle game that teaches the value of simplicity in life. You rotate and interact with different vignettes to line up items with the same background colour. As you do this they disappear and the scene slowly empties.

The game has a novel puzzle mechanic that matches the simple visual style. The flat shading makes the room contents seamlessly blend with the background, enabling you to match objects and empty the room. Your goal is to find an angle where objects visually disappear, and progress to the next location.

Each level starts with a stylish narrative that reminds the player to appreciate simplicity in life — to value the small victories and cherish experiences instead of things. To progress to the next level the player has to solve the previous one. The level difficulty is generally low, making it accessible for all ages.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 25/09/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Web and iOS

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibility: 12 features

Developer: Dstrm (@_Dstrm)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 1 and a half hours and 3 and a half hours to complete.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Although the game looks super simple you do need both spatial and manipulation skills to move and identify the orientation you need to unlock each scene.

CostsCosts

Empty usually costs £0 to £11.39. 

Empty

Web Free
Steam Store PC Free
Steam Store PC £3.99
App Store Mac Free
App Store iOS Free
Android Store Android Free

Empty Handed

Steam Store PC £2.89

Empty Horizons

Steam Store PC £1.99
App Store Mac £1.99

Empty Sharp

Steam Store PC £4.99

Empty Soul - S&S Edition

Steam Store PC £4.99

Empty Town

Steam Store PC £11.39

EmptyBottle

Steam Store PC £5.40
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

AccessibilityAccessibility


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