I'm obsessed with this new 'painting narrative' game

Ete painting game; a watercolour landscape
(Image credit: Impossible)

The city of Montreal is your actual canvas in Été [pronounced ay·tay], a new video game that enables you to paint your story. This relaxing puzzle game will bring out the artist in you, that's for sure.

It feels like we're about to embrace a new wave of interesting, artistic indie games, as my feature on the best art directed games from the PlayStation showcase revealed. Été was announced at this week's Day of the Devs: Summer Game Fest Edition 2023 and looks, well, lovely.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.