This game is a product of the “me-too” generation, where no marketplace can be too overcrowded. It’s a quick cash-in farted out in a couple of days and then shat out on the Steam storefront. For the love of God, don’t buy it.
Moorhead’s depiction of Neo Tokyo is striking. It’s a world where human life and robots are at an intersection. For every human living life and consuming autonomously, there’s a machine reaching sentience and becoming aware of itself.
A young boy walks the thin path between sanity and madness in this action adventure game that’s all about duality.
Whether it’s the flawless weaving, and entrancing soundtrack from Duet, or the sophisticated, blacked out levels of Thomas Was Alone, it’s quite clear that the game’s developers have spent some time studying their contemporaries.
Who knows how the gaming landscape will look in ten years’ time; we might all be living in a virtual reality, with the Oculus Rift permanently attached to our heads?
Evoland is back with a vengeance.
Thankfully I have a drum control set to take my annoyance out on. Phew!
From the creators of the Serious Sam series – Croatian game devs Croteam – The Talos Principle puts players in the nuts and bolts of a sentient AI, placed in a metaphysical world by Elohim (your self-proclaimed God) to solve puzzles and ascend to a higher plane.
It doesn’t matter if you win the bet or not, so long as you enjoy the journey, and trust me, you will.
You’re under Thanatos’s Shadow and there’s only one way to break the curse. Killing monsters.