Posts Tagged ‘Deep Under The Sky’

Have You Played… Deep Under The Sky?

Documentary footage of the RPS newsroom

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Deep Under The Sky comes from the creators of Incredipede and Pineapple Smash Crew. In it you launch Venusian jellyfish eager to scatter and hatch their children all over the place. In some ways it feels like an RPS workplace simulator.

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The Art Of Deep Under The Sky Payments

This one's from the actual game

Recently the developers behind Deep Under The Sky (a very pretty game where you zoom about as an incredibly fertile Venusian jellyfish) came up with a scheme to allow excited potential players to get a free copy of the game. It’s called Art To Play.

The idea is that instead of paying £6.99 you make an artwork relating to the game which has taken at least half an hour to create and send it to the developers. In exchange you get a copy of the game. The scheme has been open to submissions for a while now so I got in touch with Colin Northway, who made the game with Rich Edwards, to ask what the response has been like.

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Grappling Jellyfish: Deep Under The Sky Trailer

Colin Northway made Incredipede, a game about building a walking-and-climbing creature from muscle and bone. Rich Edwards made Pineapple Smash Crew, a bright, explosive squad shooter. When their forces combine, it turns out they form Deep Under The Sky: a single-button game in which you play a jellyfish who swings around in the clouds of Venus. It’s out now for $10 direct from the developers.

Can’t afford it? Developers Colin Northway and Rich Edwards have a solution for you, if you like the style of the trailer below.

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