Get painting with Behind the Frame, coming Q3 2021

Behind the Frame is a whimsical, anime-styled puzzle game coming to iOS, Android, and PC sometime in Q3 this year. With story at the forefront, the player takes the reins of an aspiring artist as she completes her masterpiece. Check out the trailer above, which includes some beautifully calming music, gorgeous art style, and some interesting puzzle gameplay. You can also read more about the title below:


Behind the Frame is a vivid, interactive fiction about an aspiring artist on the cusp of finishing the final piece of her gallery submission. Guide her brush strokes and solve a variety of puzzles to help complete her masterpiece amid her brusque neighbor’s gaze and his pesky cat. As her painting starts to take shape, uncover an emotional tale of chance and artistry revealed behind unrelated yet familiar moments. 


  • Paint, sketch, and retouch your artwork to complete your masterpiece and your memories
  • Dive into and explore beautiful panoramic, hand-animated worlds inspired by Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli visuals
  • Experience an evocative story, through the eyes of a passionate artist

Set to launch in Q3 2021, Behind the Frame offers an introspective experience, exploring themes like the joys of artistry and piecing together the puzzle called life. Players can look forward to the release for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

Kristian (or Kris for short) is a copywriter by day, button presser by night. Based in the UK, Kris loves any game that allows him to swing a sword, fire an arrow, or sling a ball of fire, but ultimately he's not too fussy. On the rare occasion Kris isn't writing or gaming, you'll probably find him in the bath with a good book.

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