The first game from Giant Squid – a new game development studio led by Matt Navawho was the art director on Journey- ABZÛ is a third person adventure game where you control a female diver swimming around an ocean environment. There’s a narrative story, but its entirely non-verbal. The game features over 20 species of marine life and millions of kelp leaves, all of which interact with the player.
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505 Games held a media showcase to show off their newest titles at New York Comic Con, including the expanded How to Survive: Storm Warning edition and the mobile game Ember. Ember, despite being a mobile OS game, features 20-30 hours of gameplay with a heavy Baldur’s Gate influence. As in the old Baldur’s Gate games, you have an “isometric” view and the battles are turn-based. The dungeons will take about na hour to get through, so this is not a game to casually play for five minutes and then put down, despite the fact that it’s on a mobile platform. Read the rest at BleedingCool.