The Pedestrian arrives on PS5 and PS4 in January 2021

2.5D side-scrolling puzzle platformer The Pedestrian is coming to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in January 2021, developer Skookum Arts has announced.

The game is themed around public signs and tasks players with guiding a 2D character through the world by connecting and rearranging signs. The game is split into two modes: Playmode and Puzzlemode. In playmode, players take control of the main character and guide them through the level, while puzzlemode allows players to rearrange and connect signs to create pathways.

“With no previous knowledge or experience in game development, we began with the basics and learned as we went. This took a long time because we knew that we wanted to make something unique and high quality,” designer Joel Hornsby wrote on the PlayStation Blog.

“In the beginning we did a lot of prototyping in an attempt to find our unique puzzle mechanic. We discovered while working in our puzzle editor that creating the puzzle was half the fun! So we took the core of our puzzle editor (moving and connecting signs) and turned that into our main mechanic.”

The Pedestrian is available now on PC and will be coming to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in January 2021.

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