Aquaria est un jeu d'action et d'aventure primé qui se déroule dans un univers aquatique mystérieux et secret. Rejoignez Naija, une aventurière solitaire qui voyage de grottes en lagons à la recherche de son passé. Elle trouvera des trésors, explorera des régions inconnues et combattra les monstres des mers.
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Date de parution: 7 déc 2007

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À propos de ce jeu

Aquaria est un jeu d'action et d'aventure primé qui se déroule dans un univers aquatique mystérieux et secret. Rejoignez Naija, une aventurière solitaire qui voyage de grottes en lagons à la recherche de son passé. Elle trouvera des trésors, explorera des régions inconnues et combattra les monstres des mers.
  • Monde submergé immense
  • Histoire riche et magnifiquement illustrée graphiquement
  • Combat basés sur la magie, contrôle à la souris
  • 175 créatures à découvrir et à combattre
  • Des douzaines de trésors
  • Système d'association d'objets pour plus de pouvoirs
  • Remportez les succès Steam

Configuration requise

    • Interface : Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    • Processeur : 1.8 Ghz
    • Mémoire : 256Mo
    • Graphismes : Carte graphique compatible OpenGL
    • Disque dur : 225Mo
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44 personne(s) sur 47 (94%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 23 novembre 2014
Short Verdict: Wow. Aquaria is a stunningly beautiful metroidvania indie game published back in 2007, but it's still a pearl! I literally dove into it from the moment I started and I really had a blast. I'm very thankful to Jaws for not only trading it with me, but also for recommending it. If you like metroidvanias, indie games and pretty 2D graphics, don't miss this one for nothing! Oh, make sure you play it with a controller, since it's a lot better (except menus, which are easier to navigate with a mouse).

Pros:
Oh, where to start....
  • Very interesting mechanic, where you can transform into different forms, each with its specialty and abilities that unlock more and more of the world
  • A HUGE world for you to explore and swim around
  • Has a great, deep story that pushes you to keep going
  • Lots of treasures, costumes, energy boosts, pets, songs, ingredients and food recipes for you to collect
  • I think it's safe to say that its difficulty level is absolutely perfect--not insanely hard, but don't be fooled by the cute graphics, this game is not a walk in the park either
  • Very interesting boss fights--while they depend on your skills, they're first and foremost puzzles
  • Being able to fill the map with customizable markers is not only a great feature, but also necessary if you want to master the game without looking (too much on) FAQs
  • Absolutely gorgeous 2D graphics
  • Awesome BGM with many different great tracks
  • Great voice acting, even if you compare it to mainstream games
  • If you're into it, there are even some interesting mods, mainly Sacrifice (a story-driven prequel) and Labyrinth (a small sequel focused on, you guessed, a labyrinth map)

Cons:
  • Aquaria's world is so huge it might take a lot of time when you have to backtrack to explore old areas after acquiring new forms/abilities. There are travel turtles that carry you around (also seahorses you can ride for faster shorter movements), but I think there could've been at least twice as much turtles for a world that size. Also, being able to choose your destiny instead of having to cycle through them would be great. I didn't have to use them a lot, but it was kind of boring when I had.
  • Controls for when you're out of the water are a bit too clumsy for me. Of course they should be a bit clumsy, since you're supposed to live in the water, but they could've been better.

Bought on / for: I actually traded for another bundle key/link I had. But this game is definitely worth its full price!
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14 personne(s) sur 18 (78%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 31 octobre 2014
Fans of Metroid-style games and beautiful graphics should pick up this gem. It's the proper length, and contains just the right number of puzzles and hidden secrets to make even a $20 price-point viable. At $10, it's a steal.

It's one of those Metroidvania games that reminds me of everything I love about the genre. Definitely worth buying.

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6 personne(s) sur 6 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 7 mars
I know it says I've only played 15 hours on steam, but that's because I only bought the steam version recently(ish). The truth is, this is my favorite indie game of all time. Minecraft, Gone Home, Bastion, Transistor...nothing can compare to how falling in love with this game felt when I was a young lad.

The User-defined tags should tell you everything you need to know about the gameplay: Metroidvania-styled level design, 2D underwater adventure, the works. But that's not why I love this game so much. This game is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. From its hand-painted graphics to its organic sounding music, from its triumphant title screen to its emotional ending, from the belly of the whale to the top of the Veil, from its simple controls to its hidden depths, from its quiet emotional moments to its larger-than-life boss battles...everything about this game stirs something within me, something that no game has really ever managed to reach before or since.

If you're jaded about the glut of early access ZombieSim Survivorsims, artsy-fartsy walking around simulators, blocky beep-boop bullet hell shooters that anyone could make, you owe it to yourself to play Aquaria. It's a shining gem of a game, one that holds the true worth of independent game development.

Oh, and you can make soup and hand rolls underwater.
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3 personne(s) sur 3 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
21.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 23 janvier
An amazing game, like a slightly more friendly looking Super Metroid. Enjoyable gameplay set in a great atmosphere, I was really impressed with this little gem.
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2 personne(s) sur 2 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 1 février
LOVED this game! Its fun, it has a variety of things to do, lots of bosses and minibosses, plus a beautiful world to explore and all kinds of things to find. Ive played it through a few times and each time i find a hidden something i missed before. I also would like to express my love for the music and sound fx. I feel like someone put a lot of time into that part of the game. The game itself progresses very well if you keep up on your food and cooking. I do wish i could have stored more food in my inventory though. It forced me to keep stopping and cooking so I would not be picking up drops for nothing. I think that is intentional though. I can think of a few reasons it might be that way, still frustrating. Over all this is in my top most played games even though its a simple sidescroll game. Good animation, good progressiveness, neat story. Fun for all ages.
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3 personne(s) sur 4 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 11 janvier
This game is an oftentimes slow-paced world where the most important thing to get out of it is a sense of exploration. There is an expansive world with an entire history to be discovered. For those looking for an expansive adventure full of exploration and discovery, this is for you. For those looking for pew pew in their games, you'll find that here too, but in much shorter supply.
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4 personne(s) sur 6 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 4 octobre 2014
I had to go back to this game again - it's very Legend of Zeldaesque but its not very formulaic and the setting is quite unique. Well worth the low price it is at now.
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4 personne(s) sur 6 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 28 octobre 2014
I've been playing this on and off for years now (since 2008!) and finally knuckled down to finish it this year. The pacing as with many of Zelda\Metrodvania games, can be a bit iffy in places but once more 'forms' are introduced it becomes much more interesting. With a unique art style and atmosphere the game delivers highly in presentation. The bosses are spectacular and genuinely creepy as well as challenging. Highly recommend to fans of the genre and exploration fans.
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4 personne(s) sur 6 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 28 novembre 2014
Aquaria is a beautful underwater game that feels very much like a mixture of Ecco the Dolphin and Super Metroid. If you're not familiar with the Metroidvania styele of game,s it involves avast, open world where the player is given, generally, very little direction of where to go, with the only obstacles being environments or passages thta the player cannot explore due to needing to unlock abilities, find items, leanr amgic, or what have you.

Aquaria does this through songs, which lets you transform into other forms giving you new abilities, like energy blasts, faster swimming, or the ability to project light into darkness. The world is larger than I expected, and comprised of several distinct areas that run the gamut from the Kelp Forest, to a Sunken City, to the Veil, which should be seen in game to be properly experienced. Luckily, the game lets you put down as many checkpoints as you want, to let you mark down places you can't quite get to yet, or areas you might want to come back to later. If you want to collect veeyrthing, you'll be backtracking quite a bit.

Music is a focal point in the game, and so it's not surprising that Aquaria has fantastic music. The graphics are pretty for what they are, and the bit of voice acting in the game is good as well. Most of the songs seem to ebe a variation of the game's main theme, which becomes a point touched on in the game's plot later.

The game has tons of optional content, areas, and bosses, which lets you find either new optional forms, new costumes for Naija, the adventurer, or simply little trinkets that sit in your home that make the place look nicer and sometimes add little creatures to the area. The little touches like thsis bring the game from being good to much better.

Combat gets very 'shmupy/bullet helly' at times, and sometimes boils down to chugging healing items (which are made through a very robust recipe and cooking system - actually pretty neat!) and blasting away as fast as your right mouse button will let you click.

If I had any qualms with the game, it's that it feels like the fast travel is just few and far enough between to where you do a lot of swimming around, but if you get good at wall-boost chaining (and you will) a lot of this is mitigated. There's also a few moments where how to proceed is not immediately apparent, and it's only after i tried everything that i realized what the hint telling me what to do was actually supposed to be. The game also runs off of a save-point system, with no checkpoints in between, so a feath can force you to replay a bit more of your previous progress than you might like. This isn't a huge issue typically, though there is one optional boss that's quite a trek from a save point to get to, and isn't very easy to top it off.

Finally, the last problem: The game ends on a huge cliffhanger, and we will never see a sequel, more than likely. Oh well.

Fantastic game, and I would heavily recommend it
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5 personne(s) sur 8 (63%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
35.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 18 novembre 2014
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A metroidvania style game. Swim your way through a huge map that you will visit the same locations multiple times using your different powers that you've learned over the course of your adventure to unlock new locations. Magic, action, and casual gaming bring a good mix to this 2D animated game. While I recommend this, I must warn you, the game ends with a "to be continued." However, no sequel is likely to ever be made. The story does end well though, so you will not be let down by playing just this one game.
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2 personne(s) sur 3 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1 personne a trouvé cette évaluation amusante
93.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 20 décembre 2014
*smartass voice* it's ok
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3 personne(s) sur 5 (60%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
18.5 heures en tout
Posté le : 7 novembre 2014
A mix between Zelda Ocarina of Time, Metroid & Ecco the dolphin. 10/10 Fan for life

Great music is also worth mentioning, had to buy the soundtrack ^.^
The next best thing to playing N64 Zelda Games

Everything about the game is perfect, the only problem I had with it was trying to figure out where to go next, but easily fixed with a brief look at a walkthrough to point me in the right direction.
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10 personne(s) sur 10 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 10 mai 2013
A la croisée entre Ecco the Dolphin et Metroid (avec, va savoir, un soupçon de Loom), Aquaria est un titre à part. Beau à regarder autant qu'à entendre, il propose une jolie aventure à l'ancienne qui plaira à tous ceux que les titres cités précédemment font rêver. Avec sa superbe ambiance, ses petits moments touchants et des environnements bien plus variés qu'on peut le penser au premier abord, Aquaria a tout pour lui - ou presque. Pas assez didactique (dans le genre "démerde-toi", Aquaria se pose là) avec trop peu d'indications et un level design fouillis dans lequel on a tôt fait de se perdre, autant dire qu'au mieux on se paume assez régulièrement, au pire on gueule devant l'écran. Moi j'ai bien gueulé en tout cas. Histoire de bien achever les joueurs d'un naturel frustré, une difficulté parfois carrément stupide vient enfoncer le clou. A réserver aux courageux.

Aquaria est paradoxal. Il est l'un de ces jeux légers et plaisants qui vous agacent. Un jeu dans lequel on aime se balader plus que se perdre mais où l'on se perd plus qu'on se balade. Mais surtout un de ces jeux qu'il faut faire d'une traite et ne pas laisser en plan deux mois avant de reprendre sa partie, faute de le payer très cher. Conseil de vétéran.
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Posté le : 30 juin 2014
Un petit Bijoux que je recommance fortement dommage le jeu n'est que anglais mais c'est un pure merveille les decor sont vraiment magnifique si vous aimer les jeu qui ce passe sous l'eau et l'aventure avec une petite dimension rpg vous aller adorer !
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92 personne(s) sur 96 (96%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 25 novembre 2013
Incredible, atmospheric experience and a work of art.

from the design standpoint Aquaria is a Metroidvania 2D game with big underwater world to explore. Those ideas aren't that special on paper, but the strange mix of climactic locations, fitting music and hand-drawn graphics makes this title not only joy to look and hear, but makes so much impact on the player that after you finish the game you will know that is one of the best indie games out there yet to be recognized by most of gaming community.

The story is simple, but it is told extremely well by the voice of the main protagonist as you play the game. It starts out interesting, but it ends up strongly heart-touching. The plot is slowly revealed through the game and the next surprise around the corner will be bigger than the former. Also, in my opinion, Naija is one of the best written female characters in video game industry up to date.

Aquaria is an open world and you must figure out most of the gameplay mechanics all by yourself. Some tactics for beating some bosses are kind of tricky, so this isn't the game for people that are not so fond of the more exploration-oriented games. The start of this game isn't as fast as you would want to, but if you will give it some time you will be hooked straight to the finish. Game is around 12-20 hours long and there are lots of non-mandatory things to find. This is not a small game by any means.

Aquaria had a bad luck that it came before the Braid's indie games boom. Don't miss this one. It's a powerful gem hidden in the sea.
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43 personne(s) sur 48 (90%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
Posté le : 11 novembre 2013
A relic from an era of £15 Indie titles that your average gamer would never seek out because they were usually hidden away on the developers home page without much aplomb.

Now Steam is chock full of titles and Humble Bundle/Indie Royale throw them out two to the penny. The golden era of the Indies has arrived!

Unfortunately this title and many others like it are left in the dusty past, forgotten, unloved. Give it a go and you'll be rewarded with a charming little foray into an aquatic wonderland the likes of which haven't been seen since the clicks and whistles of Ecco the Dolphin dazzled you on the Dreamcast.
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37 personne(s) sur 40 (93%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 9 décembre 2013
I wake up in a wonderful underwater world. It’s magical, large and full wonderful things to discover. I have no clue how I got here or why I am the only one besides the normal sea creatures. I am Naija, a beautiful mermaid-like woman, trying to discover the past and find out what happen to everyone else.

Aquaria is a 2D underwater adventure where you need to recover your past and find out what happen to everyone else. All other intelligent life seems to have been wiped out and you can’t remember anything. What discoveries and treasures will you find on your large adventure?

You will discover songs that will give you special powers to help you on your journey. You can get one that will shoot like a fire blast, another which will let you swim against strong currents, or one that will let you light up deep dark caverns. You can earn these by fighting bosses or finding them in hidden caves. You will also need to learn recipes that will help heal you and give your powers a boost. These are all found when dropped from defeated enemies or plants you can pop by certain music tones.

It’s a beautiful world of varieties of sea creatures that range from friendly to violent. Everything looks really colorful and vibrant. The world under the sea is very large and when you think you’ve discovered everything you discovered another huge area. You’ll have plenty of backtracking to find all the hidden secrets in the old-school Metroid style. Get a new power and go back to a previous area to access new areas.

There wasn’t really any problems with the game in my opinion. I do wish the final fight was a little better but it wasn’t really an issue. I also wish I was able to zoom in on the map a little more as sometimes it was hard to see where I needed to go. Those are minor issues though and never pulled me out of the experience.

Aquaria is a low priced indie game that is superb and wonderful to play. You have a good story with a twist, beautiful world to explore, fantastic music, and many hours of enjoyment. I sank 24hrs into the game and enjoyed every minute of it. There’s also some mods you can download to add more to the game if you’d like.

Bear Rating 9.5/10
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29 personne(s) sur 33 (88%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 2 février 2014
This is a game I am very torn about. Its one of the most polished indie games I owned and among the most well thought out 2d metroidvania games I have played. It has a great soundtrack and overall great sounds and voice acting and a solid story. Most things about this game just feel right but yet I have a hard time loving the game. Its addictive and hard to put away but might have been its underwater setting or main character that simply didn't work for me fully. I still think its a game everyone should at least try since if this is the kind of game you'd like it might be among the better gaming experiences in its genre.

The achievements follow the design of the game and are a lot about exploring and experiencing as much of the game as possible along with the common progression stuff. The two big achievements you need to keep in mind is the achievement for exploring all areas of the game and learning all recipes of the game. I'd recommend working on both from the start since otherwise you will be on a very long hunt at the end of the game to figure out what you missed (I did this, and it took me ages to narrow down what I needed).

Time to 100%: 15-20 hours
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14 personne(s) sur 15 (93%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 21 février 2014
Aquaria is an amazing game, with beautiful artwork and music. The game is open, an experience you have as the story unfolds, rather than a progression of objectives that take you from point A to point B. The variety of activities and obstacles rings with that Metroid-vania classic feel, but you feel infinitely more free as you swim through a massive, oceanic world. Peppered throughout the enveloping environment are momentary cutscenes, largely untouched by narration or dialogue, that make for some of those ecstatic moments in gaming you live for.
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18 personne(s) sur 23 (78%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 12 avril 2014
Aquaria is one of the 2 games that spawned the indie genre back in 2007, it's sad it doesn't receive the attention (not as much as its counterpart Braid, anyway) it deserves though.

Pros:
Attention to detail
huge open world to explore
many secrets and treasures to discover
Majestic soundtrack
No handholding

Cons:
Finding where to go next or how to interact with objects/creatures can be a little vague at times (reminiscent of Ecco the Dolphin)
A few random crashes

Last but not least Aquaria is advertised as a "Metroidvania" type of game. Well, to be more accurate, it's Super Metroid reborn!!

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