Noomix is giving me weird deja vu. I am certain I have not seen it before, nor have we posted about it previously. And yet the appearance of “Gordo The Apetronaut” – via PixelProspector – strikes me as ever-so and all-too familiar. Can there be another chimp-in-spacesuit games out there? Is this a genre I am simply unaware of? Or is it speaking to me from a world of half-remembered NASA-ape and 2001 images, merging with childhood visits to the zoo in the molasses of my disintegrating memory?
Hmm. Whatever the truth, it’s fair to say that Noomix has an interesting style all of its own, even though “planet of the noomies” is a silly phrase: “Your spacesuit allows you to merge with those little witty creatures and use their powerful abilities. Help Gordo to use those powers wisely in order to leave for home again!” The game is still in development. Video ‘neathwards.
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