Ginkgo was released on June 26, 2020 by Ginkgo. The game was developed by Ginkgo. Ginkgo is a single player 3D horror game inspired by East Asian horror. Armed with a magic needle that can sew parts of the world together, solve puzzles and outsmart monsters as you explore a surreal world.

This is a 20-40 minute DEMO created by students from the USC Games Program.


  • Innovative needle and thread mechanics combined with unique 3D spatial puzzles
  • A stylish, mysterious, and engrossing world modeled after East Asian psychological, spiritual, and supernatural horror elements
  • Close-up encounters with intricately designed yokai monsters who can aid—or disrupt—your journey.

Ayaka attends her estranged mother’s funeral but arrives late and everyone has left. She pays her respects and sees her beloved heirloom. The moment she picks it up, her world shifts and closes in on her. The struggles, the secrets… The truth.

Good concept but not long enough to give an immersive story. There are several problem but its overall playable.


Operating SystemWindows 10 x64 or better
CPUIntel i5-6500K or better
Memory8 GB or more
Hard Drive Space10 GB
Graphics HardwareGeForce GTX 960 or better
NetworkBroadband Internet Connection Required