NUTS is a visually intriguing squirrel surveillance adventure game that's heading for Apple Arcade on Friday 22nd January and later for Steam and Switch. Players will take on the role of a rookie field researcher, placing cameras by day and watching the footage at night.
The goal? To analyse the movements and behaviours of the squirrels that live in Melmoth Forest. During the day you'll place the cameras, looking to determine the optimal layout for your equipment through trial and error.
Then, at night time, you'll review all of the footage, looking for any useful information to send back to your boss Dr Nina Scholz. It sports a very unique looking aesthetic which you can check out in the embedded video above.
Discussing the game, Joon Van Hove, a member of NUTS' development team said: “We grew NUTS into a game from a series of design experiments, and feel lucky that we were able to chase those into a finished game. All along, what has driven us to make this game is love and mischief. And we hope that all NUTS players will experience the joyful hum of our team as they play our game.”
They added: “The wonder of a new world. The peace of a quiet life. The joy of chasing squirrels. And the ever-present knowledge that out there in the real world, beyond our cozy bubbles, all is certainly not as it seems..." says Joon Van Hove, a member of NUTS' development team.”
NUTS will be available over on Apple Arcade this Friday, a subscription service that costs $4.99 per month. For more information on other games that are available in its extensive library, check out our dedicated hub page.Here's a definitive list of EVERY Apple Arcade game available, and what you need to know about them