The Spectrum Retreat is an uncanny-looking puzzler from BAFTA winning first-timer Dan Smith

The Spectrum Retreat is an uncanny-looking puzzler from BAFTA winning first-timer Dan Smith Ripstone Games has revealed intriguing puzzler The Spectrum Retreat for Switch and released some lovely-looking screenshots with a trailer to whet our appetites for a stay.

It's developed by first-timer Dan Smith, who won the BAFTA Young Game Designers Award with his original prototype for the game back in 2016 at just 18 years old, so it already has promise.

The screenshots and trailer show a world that's a little bit Myst and a little bit of the Overlook Hotel from The Shining, with a Slenderman-like being appearing throughout. It's an intriguing tease, particularly with the promise of color and physics-based puzzles obstructing your escape.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 13:26