The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature out on Switch

Publisher and co-producer ARTE, alongside indie game studio La Belle Games, has today launched their story-driven adventure game The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature on Switch.

The Switch update of this multi-awarded game (Grand Prix of the Bolognaragazzi Digital Award 2020, finalist of the Pegase and Ping Awards 2020The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature brings new controls that contribute to emphasize emotions when incarnating this artificial being, ignorant of both Good and Evil. In their travel through Europe, players will search for the Creature’s origins while learning about humanity, a thousand miles from the horror stories.

The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature is a sensitive wander in the shoes of a pop culture icon.
This journey is emotional and challenging for both the creature and the player as beauty and kindness are often followed by darkness, fear and hate.

“If you love tiny and introspective experiences, poetry and art, if you are fond of colours and music, you should try this game without a second thought. Sit down, shut everything and let yourself go for a short time, through the pages of this monstrous game.” Jeux Video.com 16/20
“Natural candidate for the trophy of the most attractive rookie of the year.” (Gamekult)
“The Wanderer’s great success is first and foremost due to its perfect coherence.” (Les Inrocks)
“Bittersweet story of loneliness and acceptance” (Gamestar / Gloria H. Manderfeld)


Depending on the player’s decision, the landscape and the soundtrack highlight the Creature’s feelings of wanderlust until its very end. Imbued with a dark romanticism, the game’s universe is based on handcrafted watercolor environments drawing its astonishing beauty from 19th century paintings.

Players can download The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature on Switch for 12,14£ (release discount), then 13,39£.

Jim Smale

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