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Pikuniku

7 days ago

Pikuniku’s world of adorable dystopian anarchy arrives January 24th

Platform puzzler Pikuniku looks adorable, like a Mr. Men book squashed down into even more sharp, geometric simplicity. Beneath the surface apparently lies discontent, some mean-spirited characters and "a deep state conspiracy", although even that seems cute and cuddly given that aesthetic. There's also ghosts and a robot dance party at some point. Developers Sectordub are a small collaborative group including folks who worked on…

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4 months ago

Feature: Blobby blobby blobby

Pikuniku is an absurd world of armless, funny Mr Men

Oh no, the village bridge is broken. But that's okay, I'll ask for help from the spider in this tree. Come down mister spider, and help me fix the bridge. “Did you break it?” he asks. Yes, I say. I walked across the bridge – really just a piece of string – and it snapped. “Fix your own damn mess!” I consider his words carefully.…

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1 year ago

Pikuniku is a colourful dystopian puzzler

The excellently-named Pikuniku [official site] might just be the most colourful dystopian adventure ever. You're a red blob with gloriously wobbly legs exploring a bright world, partying with other blobs and solving environmental puzzles. But there are murky undertones, with the promise of "deep state conspiracies", giant underground worms and, er, "aggressive toast". Yeah. It's coming out sometime next year so, for now, check out the…

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