Excerpt: From the team that delivered the scavenger-hunting of Elebits last fall, comes Dewy’s Adventure, a platformer with tilting worlds and shifting climates. As an enchanted droplet of water named Dewy, you’ll need to restore order to the Eaus’ World by recovering the fruit of The Tree of Seven Colors, and defeating the forces of the wicked Don Hedron. But is Dewy the fountain of youth or a serious drip?
Excerpt: The Wii Remote controller is held sideways, like a classic NES controller, and your motions theoretically determine where the hero—a drop of water—rolls. I say 'theoretically' because a slight flick of the wrist could be enough to make him edge along a precipice, or it could have no apparent impact at all, or it could send him careening forward and to his doom.
Summary: After finding early success on the Wii with last year's release of Elebits, a first-person hide-and-seek game aimed at a younger audience, Konami is back with another Wii exclusive with Dewy's Adventure. Developed by the same team, Dewy has a lot in common with Elebits, from its sincere cuteness to its novel use of motion controls.
Pros: Interesting temperature-based mechanics
Cons: Presentation is so cute it might make you violent, Motion controls frustratingly inconsistent, In-game advertising is so blatant it might make you violent
Conclusion: Dewy’s Adventure macht vieles richtig, aber leider auch einiges falsch. Die Welt ist schön lebhaft, die Steuerung grundsätzlich sehr gut durchdacht und innovativ und man bekommt etwas geboten, das sich sehr neu und unverbraucht anfühlt. Dennoch hat das Spiel einige Schwächen, wie die zu lockere Kontrolle über die Umgebung und die starre Kamera an manchen Punkten.