Posted: May 26
Aquaria - in 100 words:
Naija swims and claws her way out of this vivid, subaquatic world. Hear me roar! Hear me squeal! Hear me cry! Sometimes weak, sometimes strong, she explores the tunnels, uncovers ancient civilizations and takes us on a journey beyond the sea. The world is full of creatures, and yet she is so alone: when the time comes, who will watch over her sleep? Surely no gods, for they have fallen into the abyss, far far down in the depths below. A mother maybe? A lover? What joy will you find in those mysterious waters? Be strong. Take courage. Become Naija.
...a labyrinthine world full of secret passages, hidden caves and dozens of tunnels to get lost into.
...a journey without hints or indicators, not for the easily disorientated minds.
...slightly easier to control than Ecco, its spiritual inspiration, but rigid nonetheless. Be patient with the controls.
Aquaria is not...
...a fast-paced action game. The emphasis is on the exploration.
...very satisfying with a controller. Prefer the keyboard.
...putting you in the shoes of a 30-something white male. Naija is a female, sometimes hideous, sometimes beautiful.