Posts Tagged ‘Toren’

Beautiful Brazilian Indie Game Toren Out Now

It’s been quite a while since we last posted anything about Toren [official site], but in the time the game seems to have become more beautiful. And also more released.

You can get your grubby paws on the puzzle adventure right now for just £6.99 on Steam, GOG, and other places and begin your quest to the top of the tower. It’s not just climbing steps, though. We’re promised plenty of tricksy puzzles, along with more than a few skuffles with a certain black dragon guardian.

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Goodness: Ico-Esque Toren Is Breathtaking

I may look a lot like a dragon who's going to eat you, but I'm really a metaphor. And also a dragon who's going to eat you.

Regrettably, I must confess that I had forgotten all about Toren. It’s been wandering around the shadowy halls of gaming’s collective consciousness for more than a year, but it hasn’t made much noise since it was first announced. But wow, it’s definitely got the tools to leave an impression. The hauntingly solitary vibe and environments that breathe beautiful mystery make me think of a more colorful Ico, but it’s also quite obviously it’s own animal. Most interestingly, the puzzle adventure is built around an epic poem, so uh, take that, Child of Light. Toren was doing it before it was cool. Absolutely enchanting trailer below.

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A Fortnight Of IGF Demos Starts On Onlive Today

Sweep up a Dustforce demo
Onlive and the IGF are spooning for a fortnight. The sensual lovers are celebrating the Indie Gaming New Year by giving you access to 30 minute demos of 16 IGF finalists. The alphabetically sexy list of games is: Atom Zombie Smasher, Be Good, Botanicula, Dear Esther, Dustforce, English Country Tune, Frozen Synapse, FTL, Lume, Nitronic Rush, Once Upon a Spacetime, POP, SpaceChem, To the Moon, Toren, and WAY.
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