Stacking

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher: THQ
Developer: Double Fine
Release Date: Feb. 9, 2011

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by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2011 @ 11:29 p.m. PST

Stacking is a third-person adventure puzzle game that makes players laugh while challenging their perception and intellect.

In Stacking, a family of Russian stacking dolls has been separated by tough economic times. The youngest doll, Charlie Blackmore, begins a heroic effort to bring his family back together. But he’s one size smaller than any other doll in the world. Game players will help Charlie, who is all too accustomed to being overlooked and dismissed – too small to be of any real consequence – discover that his size can be his greatest strength.

Created by Double Fine project lead Lee Petty, Stacking is scheduled to be available this spring as a download on Xbox Live Arcade, and also on the PlayStation Network.

Stacking is the second downloadable game produced by THQ and the award-winning Double Fine Productions. The adventure of Stacking requires players to capture and stack dolls together, then use each doll’s unique abilities to solve the game’s challenges. As more puzzles are solved, new dolls are acquired and the game’s visually lush, carefully constructed story unfolds.

Unlike most adventure puzzle games, every challenge in Stacking will have multiple solutions and players will be encouraged to discover them all. They’ll also discover a wide variety of new characters and side activities, which will allow them to accumulate hundreds of in-game awards.

Stacking will be available as a download for $14.99 (PSN) and 1200 Microsoft Points (XBLA).


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