Excerpt: The Lost in Blue franchise has interested me for a long time. I finally remembered to put Lost in Blue 3 on our purchase list, and when the funds came in - purchased it. This game (editor: and franchise) is all about survival. You get washed up on a beach, and must survive.
Summary: Parents need to know that in this survival sim game, shipwreck victims stranded on an island must gather resources to survive - if they don't receive enough sustenance they will collapse and the game will end.
Conclusion: Unfortunately, the “plot” element introduced in this installment is lazy and derivative, and largely unnecessary. I would have much rather seen some real improvements in gameplay, such as NPC’s who can figure out how to walk to the river a few yards outside your cave in order to keep themselves...
Excerpt: With the extreme popularity of the Lost TV show, society has rekindled the relationship it built with Gilligan and crew decades ago. Thus the deserted island video game like Lost in Blue was spawned.
Excerpt: Surviving on a deserted island can be tough work. Just watch any movie or show such as Castaway or Lost and you’ll get the idea. But, despite what the movies tell you, doing so in real life is even more difficult.
Excerpt: There was just something so delightfully endearing about the first Lost in Blue game for the Nintendo DS. Konami brought us an original and involving game about two lost souls on a deserted tropical island just trying to survive while awaiting rescue.
Excerpt: The DS has become something of a home for oddball titles with quirky mechanics, and the Lost in Blue series exemplifies that well. Essentially, the franchise is an extension of the Gameboy title Survival Kids (which the series is known as in Japan), and each title is based around a relatively simple...