Broken Rules is a game development studio and creative collective established in 2009.

We design, develop and publish original, hand-crafted digital games.


Gibbon - Beyond the Trees


A hopeful game about the beauty of wilderness and the destructive force of human civilisation. Players must master a dynamic movement system to swing, slide and somersault through a hand-painted jungle, experiencing the story of a lost gibbon searching for home amid rising devastation.

"An amazing game that relies on great visuals, fluid movement, and mesmerizing sound to tell a story." -


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A chilled out puzzle game to relax to and find your groove. Slow down, start listening and let the groove guide you through 85 levels.
No ticking clock, no ads, no paywalls.

"A true meditative experience" - Touch Arcade


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Old Man's Journey


A story game about life's precious moments, broken dreams, loss and hope.
Apple Design Award Winner 2017 and iPad Game of the Year 2017.

"A great puzzle game and a simple, truthful story, surrounded by gorgeous music, art and design." - Guillermo del Toro


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Secrets of Raetikon


Discover strange contraptions, wild animals and the mysteries of an ancient culture. Uncover the Secrets of Raetikon.
Secrets of Raetikon is an atmospheric, open-world 2D game in which you fly like a bird and explore an uncharted world.

"If anyone was wondering if games could be a work of art, the answer is Secrets of Raetikon." - Charnelle Schindel


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Chasing Aurora


Using the Wii U GamePad for local asymmetric gameplay, Chasing Aurora is a unique 2D aerial action game about the dream of flight. Ride the wind from peak to peak. Fight for Aurora's Gem in the hostile environment of the Alps.

The game was released in 2012 and reached the end of its life in 2023 with the closure of the Nintendo eShop.

"Beautiful, original and expertly designed, it's one of the early gems of this new generation." -


And Yet It Moves


Rotate the world! The indie game classic set it a ripped paper world that kickstarted Broken Rules as a game development studio.

"It's remarkable to find a game of such effortless brilliance showing up in such an unheralded fashion." - Eurogamer


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