The Gardens Between, the adventure puzzle game from The Voxel Agents in which players manipulate time to guide two best friends through a surreal world of mysterious garden islands, arrives on the App Store for iPhone and iPad today for the price of $4.99.
One stormy night, two young friends suddenly awaken in a world of islands filled with mementos from their friendship and childhood. Lost in a boundless sea, the headstrong girl and perceptive boy must find their way back. To do so, Arina and Frendt confront time itself and face the changes to come while holding onto what matters.
On each island, seemingly impossible obstacles and challenges await. Control the flow of time, moving it forward and back to guide the duo through captivating puzzles. Interact with the nostalgic objects to open a path to the apex of each island. Completing levels ignites constellations, paying an homage to the past as precious memories fill the night sky.
The enchanting soundtrack by ambient composer Tim Shiel stirs emotion to make this unforgettable story sing. Today, alongside the release of The Gardens Between on iPhone and iPad, Shiel debuts the second volume of the official soundtrack on Apple Music and Spotify. The use of headphones unlocks an aural experience unlike any other as the charming puzzler has been carefully tuned for its mobile debut.
“The Gardens Between is about the growth, pain, and tremendous joy beneath the surface of childhood’s whimsy,” says Simon Joslin, co-founder of The Voxel Agents. “The emotion presented in Tim’s music highlighting poignant moments in game is universal, we’re proud to finally present our timeless tale with him across all platforms.”
The dreamlike tale of The Gardens Between is beautifully rendered with stunning portrait and landscape orientations that complement the wide screens of devices like the iPhone XS. With iCloud syncing, Taptic Engine support and, Made For iPhone controller support, this resonant puzzler has never been more accessible.