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Edutainment puzzle-platformer based on a Portuguese northern folklore. Collect, build, explore in the form of Careto!

Presskit

Factsheet

Developer:
MA Studios
Based in Portugal

Release date:
TBD

Platforms:
iOS
Android
PlayStation 4
Nintendo Switch

Website:
indiedb.com/games/careto

Description

Educational puzzle-platformer based on a Portuguese northern folklore "Careto" is about a creature of a mysterious Carnival from a village in the north of Portugal. It celebrates the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Collect, build, explore in the form of Careto!

History

"Careto" began as a solo academic project by MA Studios. Its aim is to use an interactive media format to bring a centuries-old Portuguese tradition to life for younger generations.

Features

  • Edutainment
  • Single Player
  • Platformer
  • Stealth

Videos

Careto | Gameplay Trailer YouTube


Images

Download all screenshots & photos as .zip
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Careto_frame_01.png
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Careto_frame_02.png
Careto_frame_03.png

Download logo/icon assets as .zip
logo
icon

Selected Articles

  • "Careto brings Portuguese tradition to the world of videogames"
    - Joana Sousa, Squared Potato
  • "An interactive form of communication to bring a centuries-old Portuguese tradition to the younger generations"
    - Rui Oliveira, GameHub.pt
  • "The game follows every step of the Careto ritual"
    - Filipe Silva, MoshBit Gaming
  • "Preserving culture is important and in video game format is even better!"
    - Eduardo Rodrigues, Café Mais Geek
  • "A national indie game dedicated to a beautiful tradition."
    - Telmo Couto, Meus Jogos
  • "Using a form of interactive communication to bring a century-old Portuguese tradition."
    - Pedro Almeida, Indie Corner Games
  • "Careto is being developed both in Portuguese and in English so that the “Carnival of the Caretos” can be shared with locals and international players alike"
    - Fernando Costa, InforGames
  • "Careto follows the process of the carnival ritual from beginning to end.​"
    - Inês Moura Pinto, Público P3
  • "Careto is the name of the first video game that portrays the tradition, geography and aesthetics of the Caretos de Podence"
    - Onda Livre, Rádio Onda Livre

About MA Studios

Boilerplate
Currently developing a 2D platformer about a mysterious Carnival in northen Portugal.

More information
More information on MA Studios, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Careto Credits

matildalbuquerque
Founder


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks