Full video review: at http://www.youtube.com/Brbteabreaktvhttp://youtu.be/HozJu0PDLuk
If you love point and clicks go buy this game now, if you're on the fence read on.
Violett is the usual Point and Click affair, there’s a puzzle and you have to solve it. You might have some inventory items and you may need to backtrack every so often in order to get all the pieces. All that stuff is in Violett, if you're a fan of something like the Monkey Island series you'll feel right at home here. Violett differentiates itself through its mysterious nature
Violett is a world where nothing seems to make sense and there’s a lack of cohesion between levels, and that’s a good thing. It represents how crazy this world Violett is in and keeps things fresh and non-repetitive.
There’s no comprehensible language, as such you learn everything about the world visually and through interactions with other characters. They do have speech bubbles but they’re filled with various pictures/drawings and from that you have to solve the puzzles.
While this helps the narrative of Violett and brings a sense of mystery and wonder, it’s also where a large portion of the frustrations come from. Sometimes objectives are unclear and you’ll spend more time trying to work out what the objective is rather than trying to solve the puzzle. Violett does its best to alleviate this issue but it doesn’t always succeed.
Violett features a really nice soundtrack, though they feel more like compositions than BGM. It comes free with the game so you may as well give it a listen! The songs for the most part are well choreographed with the background images.
The scenery is of a high standard and there’s enough going on that you can spend a large amount of time just taking it all in. In saying that Violett does seem to stand out very harshly in some of the environments and while it can be said this is to show how she’s out of place, it sometimes ruins these amazing backdrops. This isn’t always the case though and is only something you notice in the more simplistic levels.
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Publisert: 19 Desember 2013