Everything NASA’s been saying about Mars is a lie. Curiosity isn’t real. Neither are mohawks. I know this because I’ve been to Mars. I’ve shed blood and tears there. I’ve gardened there. Or at least, that’s the reality Waking Mars presented me with when I played it on iPad, and I refuse to believe that the real deal could be any less magical. In essence, you run around playing incredibly irresponsible god in a giant red sandbox of ecological possibility. Most of the plants are practically animals in nature, and watching different species hunt/be hunted/confuse the hell out of each other is a total joy. But will Waking Mars preserve that feeling of constant discovery during its rather giant leap to PC?