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Aquaria

2 years ago

Feature: Castleprime

The 14 best Metroidvania games on PC

The Metroidvania is perhaps one of the more tricky genres to nail down. With its very name coming from an amalgamation of two actually quite different Nintendo-based game series - Metroid and Castlevania - quite what qualifies is always up for debate. Hence, we suspect this could be one of the more controversial lists, when it leaves out a favourite game that someone else might…

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10 years ago

Humble Indie Bundle Makes Bundle

Perhaps you need to hear some good news. Here's some now. You might remember we told you about the Humble Indie Bundle. (We really did. Could people maybe stop emailing us about it now? Please?) You can get World of Goo, Aquaria, Lugaru, Gish and Penumbra Overture, DRM free, for whatever price you choose. It's $80 worth, at the price of your choosing. And now…

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Mega-Philanthropy: Humble Indie Bundle

Media reportage still has it that Radiohead's pay-what-you-want experiment a couple of years back was somehow a disaster. Independent gaming has roundly proved the lie: more devs than we can keep up with have offered PWYW deals recently, so clearly something's going right. It's good news for gamers too. The Humble Indie Bundle, though, is yer bona fide motherlode. World of Goo, Aquaria, Lugaru, Gish…

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12 years ago

Making Waves: Aquaria

The winner of this year's Seumas McNally Grand Prize, Aquaria, is finally available to buy. Or, for those who remain to be convinced, a just-shy-of-four-Peggles demo can be explored at your leisure. I suspect they'll be a lot more about this one of RPS - if it doesn't get a John Walker-cries-tiny-tears post eventually something's gone wrong with the world. It's highly atmospheric, obviously beautiful…

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