PREVIEWSPillars of Eternity Preview
For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
Yesterday, while cleaning up my media center, I found my copy of Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus, which I bought sometime before Christmas last year. I had been pretty excited about this game pre-release, what with it being the first "traditional", albeit shorter than usual,...
The player controls a little treehopper questing the surroundings for the lost babies. Each level encourages players to explore environment collecting bonuses, evading enemies and trying to rescue each and every lost baby and finally face the big boss of the game, the evil ant queen Donatella. Each of five available maps are 100% hand-drawn, no tilemaps are used. And unlike many platform games, in Lunata Rescue the whole level design is not linear, meaning the player doesn´t just move from left to right, but scouts the environment in all directions instead.