New iPhone developer SecretExit has sent us a teaser video of their upcoming iPhone game called Zen Bound.

It is something to be enjoyed at a slow pace: a game where a high score is not the goal. Zen Bound is designed to challenge in a subtle way, it does not attack or force the player. There is also an element of self-reflection, for each of the sculptures is a representation of a state of mind or a human emotion.

The game uses photographed materials and sampled rope sounds as well as an original musical score. The concept is an original one by Mikko 'Memon' Mononen, previously in lead engineer position for Crysis.

The game appears to be an evolution of a previously released PC game called Zen Bondage in which the player tries to wrap a certain percentage of a wooden block with a fixed length of rope.

SecretExit has not yet revealed many details of the gameplay of the iPhone version but the game will utilize the iPhone's accelerometer and multi-touch screen. The teaser video is recorded from the desktop build so does not capture these elements.

  • Finch

    HELL YES!

    I loved Zen bondage and the moment I heard the prospect of IPhone games I thought, man, Zen Bondage would be perfect for a touch interface and what do you know, here it is. Consider me totally excited about this! definitely buying it.

  • Finch

    HELL YES!

    I loved Zen bondage and the moment I heard the prospect of IPhone games I thought, man, Zen Bondage would be perfect for a touch interface and what do you know, here it is. Consider me totally excited about this! definitely buying it.

  • NotYou

    This seems vulgar somehow... I think...

    It looks like pretty brilliant idea. This is definitely something I'm going to to be watching for. Hope it comes out soon.

  • NotYou

    This seems vulgar somehow... I think...

    It looks like pretty brilliant idea. This is definitely something I'm going to to be watching for. Hope it comes out soon.

  • Finch

    yea, "Zen Bondage" was not the most pleasant title. I notice the iPhone version has gotten a lightly less suggestive name. I guess its better than "Wacky Fun String Wrapping Game"

  • Finch

    yea, "Zen Bondage" was not the most pleasant title. I notice the iPhone version has gotten a lightly less suggestive name. I guess its better than "Wacky Fun String Wrapping Game"

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    strong novelty value and natural use of touch could render this a hit

  • http://www.visionaryart.biz nanokiwi

    strong novelty value and natural use of touch could render this a hit

  • MJ

    hmmm... i dunno...
    I need a video review. (on the iphone)

  • MJ

    hmmm... i dunno...
    I need a video review. (on the iphone)

  • Dudehuge

    The title sounds kinky, lulz.

  • Dudehuge

    The title sounds kinky, lulz.

  • Jessica

    If he was the lead dev on Crysis - thats what he should put in the iPhone. Crysis would be so cool!

  • Jessica

    If he was the lead dev on Crysis - thats what he should put in the iPhone. Crysis would be so cool!

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