Excerpt: As the title suggests, Botanicula is firmly rooted in nature and is as visually green and verdant as you might imagine. The game is a visual feast for the eyes as you travel through beautifully hand-crafted landscapes containing all manner of peculiar looking animals.
Excerpt: Nature is a perfect backdrop for a game about harmony. Botanicula (now on Steam ), a point-and-click exploration game from Amanita Design, extends that theme beyond the story of five tiny tree dwellers journeying to save their home from parasitic spider-creatures.
Conclusion: Concept: Five bug-sized friends set off on an adventure across the tree in which they live
Graphics: The creatures and plants in this tiny world are full of life and humor, thanks in large part to their artistic presentation and animations
Sound: Charming music and nonsense voices add tremendously...
Conclusion: If you can pull yourself away from killing things for a few hours to play a sweet, adorable, bizarre, funny, joyful game, you owe it to yourself to buy Botanicula . It’s not massively challenging and it only really lasts four hours, but you’ll have a smile on your face for the entire time – and...
Summary: Oh what a joy it would be to see the world like Amanita Design does. There would be no barriers and no wall of cynicism to cloud our imaginations from creating the grandest of adventures out of the most humdrum of objects.
Pros: Gorgeous visuals that paint an imaginative picture of a hidden world, Clever and challenging puzzles, Endearing characters, Beautiful soundtrack