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And Yet It Flies: Chasing Aurora Looks Gorgeous

By Nathan Grayson on May 3rd, 2012.

The Alps, much like the rest of Austria, are of course made from brightly colored construction paper.

Oh goodness. Chasing Aurora, the latest from And Yet It Moves developer Broken Rules, looks like it’s really shaping up to be something special. It’s being billed as an “explorative 2D aerial action game about the dream of flight” in the “hostile environment of the Alps.” This mood teaser, though, demonstrates hostility on par with that of a kitten herd in a warm pillow and sunlight beam factory. It’s downright serene, but in a gloriously mesmerizing fashion. I think I’ve watched the all-too-brief trailer five or so times now, just to soak up all the little details of the wind’s undulating whistle and the music’s instrumental peaks and valleys in relation to the avian main character’s traversal of actual peaks and valleys. That screenshot doesn’t do this one justice. See it in oddly absorbing, physics-powered motion after the break.

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