Posts Tagged ‘hemisphere games’

Fresh Goo: Osmos

By Jim Rossignol on August 6th, 2009.


I’ve been having a bit of a play of one of 2009′s big IGF games, Osmos. The peculiar cell-based ambient puzzler is due for release very soon, so I thought it might be an idea to post a few impressions, and let you guys have a look at the trailer, which is exclusive to RPS. (For now, at least.) Go take a look.

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One For The Amoeba: Osmos

By Jim Rossignol on January 22nd, 2009.


I just noticed that Hemisphere Games have an alpha demo up for their IGF 2009 Seumas McNally Grand Prize nominated ambient puzzler, Osmos. The 7mb installer is here. It’s a game of cellular absorption, in which your self-propelled blob must absorb those smaller than itself to progress, while avoiding being absorbed itself. The trick is not to lose too much matter as your propel yourself. The resulting puzzle game is astonishingly soothing.

Trailer after the click.

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