Posts Tagged ‘Just A Pixel’

Out Of The Dark: Light Released

Light was one of those immediately interesting games where I glanced at a screenshot and said “yep, need it.” It’s a top-down 2D stealth-em-up with an absolutely gorgeous aesthetic. Waking up with short-term memory loss, the goal is to discover what has happened to you and who you are, while dodging guards in some sort of facility. Stealth games have always appealed, but doing it in first and third person 3D is always far more frustrating than it should be. Presenting line of sight and positioning information more clearly will be a real boon. You can grab it on Steam now and there’s a trailer if you can sneak past me t- hey, where’d you go? Hello?

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Does It Shine? The Light Kickstarter

A few developer chums on Twitter have been tweeting about Light’s Kickstarter, decrying its surprising lack of success with the crowd’s funds. It’s a game that takes aspects of Hitman, Payday, Monaco, and Subversion, so I was agog it hadn’t crossed my path (maybe it’s just too stealthy?). I discovered a tough little game of sneaking and hacking, wrapped up in a minimalist pants with excellent sound design. But most important of all, I discovered a Kickstarter pitch with a cat.
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