Excerpt: A Story About My Uncle is actually a story about the narrator’s uncle told as a bedtime story to a small child. Said uncle is a brilliant scientist – a whimsical and even-tempered version of Uncle Quentin from the Famous Five books.
Conclusion: A Story About My Uncle unfortunately tells no story and is simply content to regale you with the incentive to play Spider-Man with rocket boots. It pulls it off pretty well and offers some genuinely interesting moments of gameplay but also a lot of frustrating ones, where you fail to land on your...
Excerpt: I'm a child at heart, really. The world we live in holds endless wonder to discover, which I try to do every day. I love bickering with my younger brother as if we were 10 and 8 years old again, and I fondly look back on my Lego days.
Pros: Original setting and story, Melancholic atmosphere, Fun gameplay
Conclusion: Concept: Explore a fantasy world with the help of leaping suit and grappling hook
Graphics: Impressive landscapes and art direction, even inside of stifling caves
Sound: None of the music stands out as being particularly memorable, but the cues and swells accentuate the exploration nicely...
Summary: A Story About My Uncle is a captivating and engaging experience. Once you put on that suit and are launched into the sky, you begin a journey that will have you smiling throughout, even during the challenging moments.
Excerpt: A Story About My Uncle is a first person adventure from Gone North Games which has elements of exploration, platforming and a heavy narrative focus. Unlike a large amount of first-person-adventure games in recent years, A Story About My Uncle is not a straight forward walking-simulator that crams...
Pros: + Movement system is incredibly fun and well-polished.
Conclusion: It's worth keeping in mind that this is a debut title made by a development team of nine people. It's a solid effort and a strong start, and that's definitely worth celebrating. It just probably isn't worth your money.