For this week's Tuesday stream, I'm going to be playing a game that almost certainly would have been my game of 2016, if I hadn't discovered it early on in 2017. Maybe it'll be my game of 2017, but since we're only mid-January

Hidden My Game By Mom is a charming but utterly bonkers (in a lovely way) 'escape the room' game by a Japanese developer named Hap Inc. which really should be played by everyone.

The concept is simple; Mom has hidden your 3DS and you have to find it by searching your room while avoiding increasingly wacky hazards as you do so. The further you progress, the more difficult the puzzles become, and solving them often needs a little bit of creative thinking.

Also, watch out for Mom. Mom likes to hide behind things to try and catch you out. If she does, it's game over.

I know, I know - it sounds odd and the graphics look a bit ropey, but honestly, watch the live stream from 3:30pm and I guarantee you'll be tempted to download the game for yourself.

By the way, Hidden My Game By Mom has been so successful it's already spawned a sequel. Just search for that name on any Android or iOS device and you can play both titles for free right now. And you should. Because they are both amazing. Honest.

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Ian Higton

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Ian is a video producer, keen streamer, virtual survivalist and retro connoisseur. He lives in the West Midlands with his ZX Spectrum collection and a troublesome cat.

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