Unfold a Puzzle-Filled Adventure as Paper Trail Launches on PC, Consoles, and Mobile Today

Join Paige on her heartfelt adventure through paper worlds as she leaves home for the first time

Norwich, UK – 21 May 2024. Newfangled Games has announced the launch of paper-folding puzzle adventure game Paper Trail today on PC, consoles, and the Netflix mobile app. Enter a charming world crafted entirely from paper, where each fold will help players explore, progress, and meet new characters.

Players will follow the story of aspiring academic Paige as she travels across top-down paper levels, solving puzzles and overcoming obstacles by folding the very world around them. As players progress, new gameplay opportunities will emerge, allowing them to drag objects, shine lights, and push boulders across newly created paper paths. There’s a cast of colourful characters to meet along the way with their own interesting stories to tell, and beautiful environments to take in.

“We’re thrilled to finally be releasing Paper Trail today,” said Henry Hoffman, Founder at Newfangled Games. “It’s been a real labour of love for our studio since its inception, and we can’t wait for players to fold their way through the world we’ve created and discover Paige’s story.”

From the BAFTA award-winning creator of Hue, Paper Trail has already picked up over 40 awards and accolades, including ‘Best Family Game’ at the Gamescom Awards, ‘Game of the Year’ at Reboot Develop, ‘Most Innovative’ at IndieX, and ‘Best International Game’ at SXSW Sydney.

Paper Trail Features:

  • A foldable world – Fold and join paths together to explore and progress. Alter the fabric of the world as players untangle the puzzle of the Paper Trail.
  • Engaging puzzles – Simple to learn but tricky to master, players will challenge their wits with mind-bending paper puzzles as they follow Paige’s journey.
  • Intriguing people – A unique cast of characters with their own stories to tell, enlightening players about the wider world of Paper Trail.
  • Beautiful environments – Explore a variety of handcrafted environments as Paige makes her journey to university, from deep dark caves to the tallest treetops.
  • An enchanting art stylePaper Trail blends together inspiration from flat aesthetic styles like printmaking and watercolour to create a unique look all of its own.

Paper Trail is available now on PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X│S, and Nintendo Switch priced at £16.75 / $19.99 / €19.50 with a 10% launch discount, and is also available via subscription on the Netflix mobile app.

About Newfangled Games

Based in Norwich, Newfangled Games is a premium mobile, PC and console game developer. Founded by BAFTA-winning game developer Henry Hoffman and award-winning artist Frederick Hoffman, Newfangled develops original IPs with a focus on artistic, mechanic-driven and emotionally engaging experiences.