Donut County launches August 28
posted on 07.31.18 at 11:58 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Play as an ever-growing hole in the ground.

Donut County

Donut County will launch for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store, PC and Mac via Steam and GOG, Mac via the Mac App Store, and iOS via the iOS App Store on August 28, publisher Annapurna Interactive and developer Ben Esposito announced. It will cost $12.99 on PlayStation 4, PC, and Mac, and $4.99 on iOS.

Pre-orders are available starting today on PlayStation 4, which include a 20 percent discount as part of the PlayStation Store’s Totally Digital promotion, and a special dynamic theme. Pre-orders via the Mac and iOS App Stores will begin on August 1.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

Donut County is a story-based physics puzzle game where you play as an ever-growing hole in the ground. Meet cute characters, steal their trash, and throw them in a hole.

Where Trash is Treasure

Raccoons have taken over Donut County with remote-controlled trash-stealing holes. You play as BK, a hole-driving raccoon who swallows up his friends and their homes to earn idiotic prizes.

When BK falls into one of his own holes, he’s confronted by his best friend Mira and the residents of Donut County, who are all stuck 999 feet underground… and they demand answers!

The Hole Keeps Growing

  • Explore every character’s home, each with their own unique environment.
  • Move the hole to swallow up their stuff, growing bigger each time.
  • Combine objects inside for crazy effects: cook soup, breed bunnies, launch fireworks, and more.
  • Catapult things back out of the hole. You can use it to solve puzzles…or just destroy stuff.
  • Devour everything. The hole won’t stop until the whole county is all gone.

Donut County was created by Ben Esposito, designer on What Remains of Edith Finch and The Unfinished Swan. It is the result of six years of solo development, dozens of donuts (for research), and one fateful encounter with a raccoon.

Watch a new trailer below.

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