Posts Tagged ‘Finish Line Games’

Maize Is A First-Person Puzzler Starring Talking Corn

My major question when first-person-puzzler Maize [official site] got announced was not “lolwut talking corn???’ but rather ‘what even is this game?’ We knew there was anthropomorphic crop but not a lot else. I like not knowing what something is when I come to play it, as it spares me from worrying ‘what if it just does this again or gets that thing wrong?’ So Maize and its weirdo plant-people has had me intrigued. Now, however, I do know what it is. Kinda preferred it when I didn’t.
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Maize Is A First-Person Adventure About Sentient Corn

Oh, don’t get me wrong, I did try ‘amazeing’ and ‘corny’ and ‘crop a look at this’ in the title, but sometimes a game’s own crazed concept is the only smart thing to lead on. Granted, I don’t have the greatest sense of how Maize will play, but concept+trailer is a winner at least: “Maize is the story of what happens when two government scientists misinterpret a memo and create sentient corn.” It’s also really very pretty. Though a mention that it ‘channels Monty Python’ is RED FLAG RED FLAG.
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