Tag Archives: Surrealism

The Sea Will Claim Everything

Bundles. It’s all about bundles these days. Even the big publishers are nosing into the indie bundle craze. The bundle I’m delving into here is the Bundle In A Box which features adventure games a plenty but from which I’m plucking the rather worryingly titled The Sea Will Claim Everything. On launching for the first time I’m struck by the music, so much so I don’t know how long I sat just staring at the menu screen. The dried vine porthole view of a slither of sand beyond which presumably endless water lay offered nothing, and yet was made captivating…

Bob Came In Pieces

Bob Came in Pieces is the latest physics puzzler by Swedish indie developer Ludosity Interactive. You control an extensible spaceship that can conveniently attach and detach parts almost on the fly. Bob just crashed on a planet on the way to work and, shock, all your parts are now scattered everywhere. How will Bob get back to work?! Winter Wonderland! Wait…whose footprints are those? And where’s everyone else? The levels that Bob progress through are beautifully lush, reminiscent of a surreal cartoon – almost real, but blocky and vibrant. Things look pretty polished, both animation wise and environment wise though…