The Unfinished Swan 9+

Paint A World To Life

Annapurna Interactive

Designed for iPad

    • $4.99



From the creators of What Remains of Edith Finch.

Explore a mysterious all-white landscape by splatting paint to reveal the world around you. As Monroe, a 10-year-old orphan, you'll follow a swan that's stepped out of an unfinished painting and wandered off into a surreal, storybook-inspired kingdom. Each chapter brings surprises, new ways to explore the world, a host of bizarre (and sometimes dangerous) creatures, and encounters with the eccentric king who built this empire.

What’s New

Version 1.0.1

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This version includes key performance improvements and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings



This game is a masterpiece, this port is near perfect, it's 4 star because in chapter 8 (Seawall), the second bridge you climb under and drop down to another bridge, but it's IMPOSSIBLE to not fall from the vines in to the water. I spent over an hour trying to get across, I've beaten the game on PS, I watched a walk through in case I was going crazy, but it has to be a game error preventing me from crossing.

TheDoctor2426 ,

Fantastic game

First I want to make it clear that this game DOES in fact have a save system. It’s checkpoint based so I’m assuming those who claimed the game lacked one didn’t get to the first checkpoint. (Which took me like 15 minutes.)
The gameplay is original. I love the idea of having to paint the level to see where you are going. And it never seems to repeat itself. Every chapter gives you different tools and a different environment for you to use them on.
The storytelling reminds me of the books my mom and dad used to read to me when I was very young. Oh how absorbed I would get into the simple stories they would tell. It’s a gentle reminder of what it’s like to be a little kid. And we all need that kind of nostalgia every now and then.
This is very much a game that benefits from immersion. I recommend grabbing some headphones and finding a hour or two just to binge through multiple chapters.
As you play you will find and collect balloons that you can spend to get a bunch of neat stuff like concept art and a water/ink hose. All of the balloons are hidden with various degrees of difficulty. You don’t need to get any of the balloons to beat the game, but it’s fun to find them as you play.

That’s about everything that comes to mind. It’s a classic in my book. I just wish I played it when I was younger. I bet I would’ve liked it. 5/5

TopherMcM ,

Super imaginative

After reading the other reviews, I wanted to mention that the game automatically saves now. The bridge people complained about did seem a little glitchy, but I was able to fiddle with it a little, clinging to the side, then moving across from the left side to the right side. It only took 5, maybe 10 minutes max, to get it to work. Everything else in the game worked well. I can’t underscore enough how imaginative the game is. Each chapter adds something completely new.

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