I had a play of Aer [official site] last year and, while very early in its development, it was already a really rather attractive and endearing thing. Lots of lovely flying, which is inexplicably rare in gaming. A year on, a new trailer has emerged, and gosh, it's still looking like something rather ace. And hopefully coming out this autumn.
2 years ago
3 years ago
I'm stealing this line from a YouTube commenter: Journey - Peasant Edition. Those're probably the best three words you could come up with to describe AER [official site], a little indie game in the works from Swedish studio Forgotten Key.
I can only imagine the sighs that must have emanated from all working on Aer [official site] when Ubisoft's Grow Home was released last month. Not because the two games play alike - the similarities are only slight. But wow, do they look the same. The polygonal design of both renders gorgeous green foliage against cerulean skies, growing on floating islands. Aer, of course, has…
5 years ago
I really like it when videogames are beautiful. Not just in the "OMG graphics so realistic that I must existentially entertain the notion that the entire universe could just be a hyper-advanced computer simulation" sense, either. I'm talking about games that create a glittering maw of sights and sounds that licks its lips and proceeds to swallow me whole. These overwhelming visions of other worlds…