Announcing The Spectrum Retreat – Coming 2018

04th April

We are incredibly excited to announce our latest project; The Spectrum Retreat from Dan Smith Studios. Coming 2018.

BAFTA Winner

It’s been a hard-kept secret but we’re proud to now share details of our next project alongside BAFTA Young Game Designer winner and developer, Dan Smith. The Spectrum Retreat is a first-person narrative puzzler coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC later this year. You can find out more details and add the game to your Wishlist over on the Steam Coming Soon Page and you can also watch the announcement trailer below. The Spectrum Retreat will also be playable later this month at EGX Rezzed in London, from Friday 13th – Sunday 15th April.

Having won the BAFTA Young Game Designers Award (YGD) 2016 for the prototype of what is now The Spectrum Retreat when he was only 18 years old, Dan Smith has subsequently developed the game with the support of the team here at Ripstone, building an intriguing narrative around the intuitive first-person puzzle action. Players must explore the pristine and uncanny hotel, The Penrose, solving its ingenious colour-coded puzzles and discovering the reasons behind their seemingly never-ending stay.

Uncover the Truth

The Spectrum Retreat takes place in the near future at The Penrose hotel, a peaceful yet unsettling refuge from the outside world. As a valued guest, your existence is embedded into the corridors and guest rooms of The Penrose. Through exploration of the striking art-deco hotel you will begin to uncover the mysteries of both The Penrose and the uncertainties surrounding your current stay. Your desire to unearth the truth is obstructed by an array of colour coded first-person puzzles, mind-bending physics challenges and the growing fear of exposing your true intentions.


To download The Spectrum Retreat press kit please visit:

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