Fans of puzzle/adventure games might want to listen up because Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets is launching soon on PC and Switch. Developed by BeautiFun Games, who also brought us 2012’s Nihilumbra, have set out to create a narrative driven puzzle-y space adventure.

The player takes the role of one of Professor Lupo’s interns, and when a series of catastrophic events results in his adorable, yet deadly, pets running amok on a space station it’s up to you to get a handle of the situation. Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets will feature 100 levels, collectible items, voice acting, and a unique hand drawn artstyle along with a variety of control options for both PC and Switch users like point and click mode (Or touch mode on Switch.) or controller mode.



Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets will be out on PC and Nintendo Switch July 11th for $15.99 USD. A demo is available on both platforms right now if you’re curious to try it out. Switch owners can currently get a discount if they pre-purchase now. Checkout the press release below for more info:



Barcelona, Spain, June 19, 2019 — Indie dev studio BeautiFun Games is proud to announce that their narrative driven space puzzle adventure Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets will launch on Nintendo Switch and Steam on July 11th, 2019. This new project follows in BeautiFun’s pedigree of distinctive art and story focused games in the vein of their freshman title, the award-winning Nihilumbra. Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets free demo is available on both platforms as of today for players who want to give it a try before its release on July 11th.

As the Professor’s personal Intern, players are set to deal with the ferocity of his collection of so-called horrible pets: deceiving alien creatures with a double nature, looking adorable while unbothered, but turning into hungry monsters when they sense their prey. When a series of catastrophes cause them to run amok across the Aurora Space Station, it’s every Intern for themself. Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets is an adventure game with 100 levels that delivers clever puzzle gameplay mechanics, a heavy dose of humor in a suspenseful plot, and original art with traditional 2D animations.

Embracing the Nintendo Switch philosophy, the game supports every configuration the console provides, including portable, tabletop and TV modes. Players can use the joycons, gamepads, and tactile screen to play through the story however and wherever they want. On Steam, players can choose between point and click mode, keyboard controls or the Steam controller, which the game is fully compatible with.

“This game took over two and a half years to make, and we couldn’t be more excited for people to finally play it. We’re extremely proud of the work that we did and we hope that you have as much fun playing it as we had developing it. We believe it’s every puzzle lover’s dream game, and we hope the fans agree!” says Aniol Alcaraz, CEO of BeautiFun Games

Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets Nintendo Switch release date reveal trailer can be viewed here:

Become the most epic intern of all times and try the free demo today! Available on Nintendo eShop and Steam.

Professor Lupo and His Horrible Pets Key Features

  • Puzzle-adventure game strongly focused on the narrative!
  • Learn the aliens’ behavior: use them in your favor!
  • 100 levels, collectible items and replayability: 12+ hours of gameplay!
  • Distinctive English voice-overs for each character!
  • A new hit from the creators of multi-award winning game Nihilumbra!
Aaron Evangelisti
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