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Pond Scum, the Aussie Diorama-Based VR Platformer, Is Releasing on Christmas Day

Pond Scum: A Gothic Swamp Tale, a VR platformer from Aussie developer Universal Weebs Unlimited, is set to release on Christmas Day.

If you were considering picking up a brand-new game during the holidays, then why not check out Pond Scum. The gross-out, surreal platforming game that encourages you to eat your friends in its trailer is dropping on the coziest day of the year, December 25, or Christmas Day for those who celebrate it. If it sounds at all intriguing to you, then you’re in luck, as we detail everything there is to know about the game below.

What Is Pond Scum: A Gothic Swamp Tale

Pond Scum is a diorama-based VR platformer that tasks players with completing over 30 puzzle-filled levels. You’ll control the various pond-dwellers as they embark on a rite of passage all while uncovering the titular swamp’s secrets. The game is accessible for those new to VR, as well as those looking for a challenge. Below, you’ll find a breakdown of everything you can expect to do in the game:

  • Explore 30 levels across 5 unique worlds
  • Solve various puzzles and platforming challenges
  • Collect every Golden Fang
  • Experience the “dark and introspective” tale of the game’s protagonist, Snappy
  • Enjoy an original soundtrack by the Garden

Pond Scum: A Gothic Swamp Tale Release Date & Price

Pond Scum: A Gothic Swamp Tale is releasing on Monday, December 25, 2023, on SteamVR, Meta Store, and Itch.io. It will cost USD$14.99 or your regional equivalent. You can wishlist the game via its Steam store page to be notified when it drops. For more articles just like this one, be sure to check out our Games Hub.

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