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Inescapable
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Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Sep 21, 2013 @ 7:19pm
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Best Metroidvania You Didn't Play in 2013!
New review from The Slowdown
"Inescapable is a Metroidvania-style indie game of admirable constraint and deliberateness."

"...creates a style, and atmosphere, that is much its own."

"Much like the rest of the game, the visuals are notable for their effective understatedness."

"...as with the rest of the game, these snippets and bits of writing are ultimately a tool – rather expertly utilized by Fielding – for creating an illusion, or a sense, of place – and at the very end of the game, a very specific mental space that the game ultimately, laudably, inhabits."

"...everything about the game seems so very, very deliberate."

"Inescapable...made me confront my own mortality as a gamer and a reviewer."

Description
Release date: September 25, 2013
The debut game from one-man independent developer Magnetic Realms, "Inescapable" is a Sci-Fi action adventure in which players unravel the mystery uncovered by a remote interplanetary mining operation. What did they find? What threat does it pose? And ultimately, what does it truly mean to be a hero?

Inspired by a wide range of classics of the genre from the 8 and 16 bit home computer era (eg. BBC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga etc) such as Exile, Gods, Switchblade, Flashback and even the Dizzy series.

FEATURES
  • Side scrolling action combined with adventure style puzzles.
  • A large world to explore with an intriguing story and an unusual, thought-provoking ending.
  • Hand drawn pixel art for a classic Amiga-esque look.
  • Features optional CRT screen simulation effect for a more authentic look on modern LCD monitors.
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The_Natural Oct 31 @ 8:22am 
Excatly what "cjdoublejj" asked; Where is the store page? The store link goes right to the homepage/"featured" page of the store...There is nowhere to purchase this game. Pulled? Cant imagine why...hope the developer wasnt foolish enough to be belligerant - like the dev of Paranautical Activity who made a violent threat (sarcastically but that doesnt matter) against Mr. Newell and got his game kicked off steam on launch day. Idiot just ruined his profit margin (more likely his ability to pay off the massive debt he went into developing his first title, as all indie devs experience). Hope nothing like that happened here, Im VERY thirsty for some Metroidvania action
cdoublejj Aug 6 @ 1:39am 
why is there no store page? is it too new or was it pulled?
wutoupal Jul 27 @ 6:09am 
nice
King Darío Jul 20 @ 8:23pm 
What this game removed from Steam?
Dingus May 30 @ 9:41pm 
I'm so lost
葫芦强 May 26 @ 9:15pm 
Yeah, I don't think that idiot knows what "literally" means. Anyway, he's the only person I've seen say wholely negative things about this game so he's probably full of it.
jecal88 May 26 @ 7:45am 
Same here...still waiting for the key from Indie Gala.
meshuggah12345 May 22 @ 11:01am 
Still waiting on a key from humble...
shadowbow7458 May 22 @ 5:54am 
ok thanks awesome game
Shade² May 22 @ 4:17am 
nice =) ty for info