Sneak ‘n’ Paint ‘em Up Puzzler Vandals Comes to Steam, iOS and Android on April 12

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Sneak ‘n’ Paint ‘em Up Puzzler Vandals Comes to Steam, iOS and Android on April 12


New trailer unveils details of the turn-based puzzle game by indie studio Cosmografik and publisher ARTE – pre-orders now available for iOS.


Paris, France – March 29, 2018 – ARTE has today announced that Vandals, a turn-based puzzle game, will be released for Steam (PC, Mac), iOS and Android on April 12, 2018. Vandals is a game about street art and graffiti, developed by the French indie developer Cosmografik whose previous game, Type:Rider, earned highly positive reviews and has been downloaded more than 2 million times.


Vandals lets players explore the street art of five different cities, create their own graffiti, and evade the authorities. The game is priced at €4.49/£3.99/$5.49 on iOS and Android, with the iOS version now available for pre-order in the App Store. The Steam version is priced €4.49/£3.99/$5.99. Vandals can be played in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.


A teaser trailer of the game can be found here.




Players in Vandals need to sneak past police, cameras and dogs to successfully paint their latest work. Aspiring artists can discover the work of real-life, iconic street artists, and learn how they have influenced urban culture in the some of the most street art-rich cities in the world, including Paris, New York, Berlin, Tokyo and Sao Paulo. Using Vandals’ painting tool, players also get to create and share their own masterpieces on social networks. With accessible stealth mechanics and a progressive learning curve, Vandals encourages players to consider each possibility and carefully plan their next move to collect all available bonuses across 60 increasingly challenging levels.


ARTE has previously acted as a co-producer for titles such as the multi-award winning Bury me, my Love, which recently won the European Google Play Indie Award. The renowned European TV and digital network is now venturing deeper into the games industry and is looking forward to developing its portfolio with Vandals and other upcoming titles.


Vandals is produced by EX NIHILO in coproduction with ARTE France and developed in partnership with Audiogaming.


For more details on Vandals visit and follow the game on Facebook and Twitter.


About ARTE

Created in 1992, ARTE is a public European TV and digital network with a focus on creation and innovation. In the last decade, ARTE has co-produced a number of major interactive works, including the games Type:Rider, Californium, SENS VR and Bury me, my Love.


About Cosmografik

Cosmografik is the brand of Paris-based interactive designer Théo Le Du Fuentes, whose work covers video games as well as animation and toys. His previous game, Type:Rider, earned highly positive reviews and has been downloaded more than 2 million times since 2013.Together with a team of creatives, Cosmografik is currently developing Vandals, a turn-based puzzle game about street art, which will be released on April 12, 2018. Find more information at the official website and Twitter.



EX NIHILO is a collective focused on the production and promotion of feature films, creative documentaries, animated films, and Interactive works. The team is united by shared values, focused on unique perspectives and the appreciation of cultural and political sensitivities surrounding every project.

EX NIHILO’s new media productions featured the awards winning videogame Type:Rider and the VR experience Notes On Blindness.


About AudioGaming

AudioGaming is a company developing next-generation audio tools for sound designers and video game developers. They propose innovative solutions based on cutting-edge procedural audio research developed both internally and in partnership with internationally recognized laboratories.