Chicory: A Colorful Tale creator Greg Lobanov has teased that he and his team are officially working on a new game with a GIF of an adorable, hopping two-legged fox creature that I'd like to be my new best friend.
Lobanov shared the news on Twitter just one minute before 2021 became 2022, saying this announcement was a long time coming.
been waiting a long time to let everyone know:
I'm working on something new with the chicory team 🙂
I can't wait to talk more about it!!!!! hope to share details in 2022 pic.twitter.com/jcWFXetjvs
— Greg Lobanov (@GregLobanov) January 1, 2022
"Been waiting a long time to let everyone know: I'm working on something new with the chicory team =)," Lobanov wrote. "I can't wait to talk more about it!!!!! hope to share details in 2022."
The accompanying GIF of the aforementioned fox creature – which may or may not be part of the new game – is also featured on a job page for a Creature Concept Artist for this new project.
The job description itself gives a few more teases as to what this game may be, as this role is meant for someone that has, among other things, 'designs with lots of character/personality" and "interest in & inspiration from real world animals/biology."
For those who have played Chicory: A Colorful Tale – the game we awarded as our Best Puzzle Game of 2021 – these words will sound familiar. Chicory was a beautiful and charming game that features a cast of wonderful, anthropomorphic animals, and this new project very well may be a sequel or a new game in the style and feel of it.
In our Chicory review, we said that "it is a pristine little adventure with fun puzzles, a surprisingly rich paint mechanic, and a story that's disarmingly real, difficult, and heartfelt."
If you have yet to try Chicory, it is currently available on PS5, PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch.
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