VIDEO | PC Monday, June 9, 2014 | 2:55 PM

Our videos of Lifeless Planet

Our videos of Lifeless Planet

Having already been captivated by the preview version, we're happy to confirm that the final release of David Board's Lifeless Planet lives up to our expectations in every way. Radically exotic, the discovery of what this Lifeless Planet holds delivers a nice mix of platforming, puzzle solving and, most importantly, a great deal of exploration. The sense of loneliness and desperation weights heavily on the hero and is further amplified by the discrete narration and sparse use of musical cues. The mix of melancholy string instruments layered with surreal electronic sounds recalls not only the wonderful score from the Mass Effect series but also the mysterious atmosphere of Cities of Gold, a wonderful animated series our older readers may remember. If you're an explorer at heart this is a game not to miss provided you're playing on a PC, of course.

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    Moonwalker @KORNdog: Speaking of Spiders, I finished Technomancer yesterday. Fun game but dragged down by WAY too much backtracking and lack of different locations. (6 Hours ago)
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    Moonwalker @KORNdog: I'm not far enough into the game yet but I heard the game world is very interesting and full of great quests with multiple choices. Those kinda things sound great to me. (6 Hours ago)
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    KORNdog i honestly think they'd do better making something on a smaller scale. like an isometric action RPG. that spiders (developer) could do with going that direction too. (7 Hours ago)
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    KORNdog @Moonwalker: it just looks like a typical game from them to me. like they bit off more than they can chew and the results are just mediocrity across the board. (7 Hours ago)
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    Moonwalker @KORNdog: the facial animations are bullshit yes, animations in general are passable, combat isn't nearly as bad as I expected though. The world so far has been great, very very nice indeed. (7 Hours ago)
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    KORNdog @Moonwalker: it still looks all kinda of garbage though. lol (7 Hours ago)
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker tearing was horrible, not to mention loading times. Plus it really doesn't look too bad either. Trees and foliage swaying in the wind, nice lighting. Good job PB. course all the jank is still there :) (7 Hours ago)
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