Gravity Got You Down? Fight It In Dreii.

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Coming soon to PlayStation 4 and Vita is a unique and quirky game experience titled Dreii. From Etter Studio in collaboration with publisher Bitforge, Dreii looks to test your puzzle solving skills as well as connect you in real-time with players from around the world to fight against that physics demon we call gravity.

You will work with your partners in this cross-platform experience to build a tower to certain height and hold it there while battling against obstacles such as explosions, magnets, and storms. Perhaps the most unique feature to the game is the communications aspect. The developers have enabled players to communicate across 19 different languages in real-time using a simple words that get translated to the other parties.

Check out the trailer below to catch a teaser of the game.

For more details, head on over to the official game page here.

For the full press release read below.

Zurich, Switzerland — January 20th, 2016 — Swiss developer Etter Studio, in collaboration with publisher Bitforge, announced today that its award-winning physics conundrum, Dreii will be launching on PC, Mac, Linux through Steam and on iOS and Android for mobile and tablet devices, on February 2nd. The PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions will launch soon after, with the Wii U version available later this Spring. Dreii is a puzzling game about skill, logic and friendship, that subtly connects players in real-time across the world, to help one another in a battle against gravity.

“Dreii is all about connecting people. With cross-platform play between PC, Mac, Linux and mobile, and cross-platform play between PlayStation 4 and Vita, Dreii allows players to seamlessly connect with friends across rival platforms, in real time and across the globe”, said Game Director Christian Etter. “Designed to be as universal as possible, with a minimalist attention to detail and clean typography, Dreii’s Swiss Design heritage is undeniable”.

In Dreii your mission is simple; build a tower to a specified point and hold it there. Sounds simple? Like anything in life, things get in the way of reaching your goals including gravity, explosives, magnetism, thunderstorms and incompetent colleagues.

Featuring true cross-platform play, Dreii allows friends to play on different desktop and mobile devices to unite and work together in their battle with blocks.

What’s more, Dreii is not only cross-platform but cross-cultural, a universal communication tool allows players to speak to others, wherever they are in the world with simple words that get translated into 19 different languages. Each player also has its very own instrument, as avatars work together to form Dreii’s unique universal orchestra, creating a unique musical landscape, inspired by archaic instruments and ancient melodies.

Launched in 2013, the concept study of Drei won the Swiss Game Award (2013), European Design Award (2014) and was a finalist at the IGF (2014), IndieCade (2014) and SXSW (2014). In 2015 PewDiePie, the most followed YouTuber of all times, titled it “coolest puzzle game ever”.

Dreii will translate player’s communication instantly across 19 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Rhaeto-Romanic, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss-German and Turkish. Dreii will be available on February 2nd, 2016 on Steam for PC Mac, as well as on the App Store for iOS and Googleplay Store for Android. Dreii will then launch on the PSN Store for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in the next few weeks and on the eShop for Wii U in Spring 2016.

Written by Ben Palmer

Ben Palmer

An avid video game enthusiast who loves collector’s editions, retro gaming & the history of this great hobby.

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