Posts Tagged ‘Lantana Games’

Art Attack: Mondrian – Abstraction In Beauty

Two years ago Lantana Games came out with a little American History centric indie called Children of Liberty. You might remember us mentioning it as a semi-educational stealth game – if you have this on your RPS Bingo Card you may cross it out now! Children of Liberty appears to have set the stage for their next project.

Continuing on the historical theme is Mondrian – Abstraction in Beauty [official site], which is decribed as a 360-degree block-breaking puzzle game that looks at how game art evolved in the 20th century. More specifically, how video game art has evolved.

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Children Of Liberty Mixes 2D Stealth, American Revolution

Granted, this raises an important question: if they're all two-dimensional, why not just turn sideways and be invisible?

Won’t somebody think of the children? That’s a pretty big social problem, I think: we’re always underestimating them and their grubby little minds. And then, before we know it, boom, the American Revolution happens. That’s the way Children of Liberty tells it anyway, by way of absolutely gorgeous-looking 2D/3D stealth, no less. Or at least, that’s the plan. There’s a free alpha demo up on Lantana ‘s site right now, you see, and it, well, leaves a fair amount to be desired. But apparently, change is afoot.

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