Posts Tagged ‘Botanicula’

Hands On: Botanicula

By John Walker on December 6th, 2011.

They hum!

I’ve had my hands on a preview build of Amanita Design’s Botanicula, a return to their origins of organic exploration, rather than Machinarium’s more rigid adventure style. And I’m pleased to say it seems to be working so far.

A broad, beaming smile is not a facial expression games frequently paint over my face. Botanicula’s endless inventiveness, delight in intricate throwaway details, and ludicrous levels of joie de vivre, make it impossible not to sit staring at the screen grinning like a loon.

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Botanicula: Team Samorost & Chums’ Latest

By Alec Meer on October 10th, 2011.

World of ooh

Aw, basically. This is the first teaser for a ‘point and click exploration game’ due from Amanita Design (they of Samorost and Machinarium) in conjunction with animator and sometime collaborator Jára Plachý, and it’s really quite adorable. Also visually and sonically nuts, as is the Amanita modus operandi.
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Amanita Reveal All: Jakub Dvorský Interview

By Brendan Caldwell on March 28th, 2011.

Botanicula is looking pretty gorgeous.

Machinarium creator Jakub Dvorský was at this weekend’s GameCityNights event, announcing not one, not five, but three new games to come from Amanita Design. We dispatched monocled investigator Brendan Caldwell to track him down and find out everything possible. Dvorský tells us how he plans to rescue the adventure genre, his views on piracy, and what we can expect to see in the new projects. You, and anyone else you know, can read about the new games, and see their chat, below.

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