BAFTA-winning teen announces narrative puzzler for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One

The Spectrum Retreat.

Dan Smith, winner of the BAFTA Young Game Designer award in 2016, has announced his first game.

It's named The Spectrum Retreat, and it's headed to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year courtesy of publisher Ripstone Games.

Set in a futuristic art deco hotel, the first-person puzzle adventure asks you to uncover the origins of the unsettling retreat - and why you're staying there indefinitely.

Here's a first trailer:

Developed with help from the team at Ripstone, the concept is an evolution of the demo which won Smith the 2016 BAFTA prize.

Fancy going hands on? You'll be able to try The Spectrum Retreat for yourself in a couple of weeks if you're at London's EGX Rezzed, the PC and indie games show run by Eurogamer's parent company Gamer Network.

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