If I had to describe Hob in a simple title it would be "Darksiders Jr." The title from Runic developers, whose prior games are the Torchlight series, were nervous about delivering a game that is so far from their comfort zone.
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...
For centuries the Pebbles lived in peace. They farmed their loved flowers, which they ate with great appetite. But that was then, before the monsters came. Now they are neurotic and constantly chased by the soot-black creatures who love Pebbles-meat more than anything else.