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Ubisoft Reveals "Experimental" Adventure Game, Grow Home

New trailer depicts excitable utility droid on a mission to save its home planet.

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Ubisoft has revealed Grow Home, an idiosyncratic adventure game staring a Botanical Utility Droid (BUD to its friends) on a mission to save to its home planet.

Grow Home's fish-out-of-water story depicts BUD navigating through an angular, cel-shaded island. The utility droid's mission is "to search the galaxy for a new species of plant that can oxygenate his home world", Ubisoft said in a statement.

The publisher described the new game as "quirky and experimental," and confirmed it is being developed by a small team at Ubisoft Reflections, the UK studio responsible for games such as the acclaimed racer Driver: San Francisco.

Outlining the game's objective, Ubisoft wrote: "By growing and directing the giant Star Plant into a towering organic sculpture, players reshape the planet and create a magnificent landscape that lets them climb to new heights. The game’s unique climbing controls and abilities challenge players to continually reach for higher ground, but one wrong move and it’s a long way down."

Grow Home ships February 4 on Steam.

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