Square Enix has announced that science-fiction puzzle adventure The Turing Test is coming to Nintendo Switch next month.
We start the week with news of another game getting ported to Nintendo Switch. This time it’s Bulkhead Interactive’s first-person puzzle game, The Turning Test.
Assuming the role of Ava Turing, an engineer from the International Space Agency, players must uncover the mystery of a missing crew stationed on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
The game’s description is a checklist of familiar sci-fi tropes: a remote space base, an untrustworthy AI, dangerous secrets, and so on. However, The Turing Test rises above the cliches with cunning puzzle design and a well-told story that neatly ties into Alan Turing’s famous behavioural intelligence test.
The Turing Test was released on PC and Xbox One in 2016, before coming to PlayStation 4 the following year. Speaking about the Nintendo Switch port, lead game designer, Howard Philpott, says:
“Seeing the all the love from players for the original release of The Turing Test was overwhelming for our small team – and now 3 years later being able to bring that experience to a host of new players in their homes (and on the go!) is extremely exciting for us. We can’t wait to share those moments of puzzle, exploration and discovery with a totally new audience on the Nintendo Switch!”
The game is one of a number of titles developed in Unreal Engine 4 to make the leap to Nintendo Switch. If the likes of Fortnite, Abzü, and Dragon Quest XI are any indication, the game should be perfectly at home on the small (or large) screen.
Take a look at The Turing Test in action in the new Switch trailer. The game will be released via the Nintendo eShop on February 7, 2020. It’s priced at £14.99/$19.99/€19.99 and comes with a 10% discount at launch.
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