Walk through this world to understand how it works!
User reviews: Mostly Negative (75 reviews)
Release Date: May 27, 2014
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About This Game

Hippocampal is a satiric contemplative game.
- Satiric because we are mocking the hero, game characters, movies, comic books and video games we liked. And also the ones you like. Basically everything that tells you to be what you do not want to be.
- Contemplative because you just have to walk through this world to understand how it works.

Story
You are an astronaut (M.kurt.C) taking some time off in orbit, enjoying your holidays, when suddenly from out of nowhere monsters crash into you and send you back to earth…
What are you going to do? Take revenge for this cosmic attack? Find ways to keep relaxing? Prevent those creatures from attacking earth? It all depends on the trauma of the crash, right?

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit
    • Processor: Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Video Cards with Directx 9
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
"Hippocampal is a satiric, contemplative game"
No, it's not. It's a confusing "find the hidden objects game". You float slowly through incoherent levels filled with neon lights, alien creatures, and badly fitting music and sound effects.

Your actual goals are very unclear and even if you do figure out what to do there is no payoff: you simply collect the crap in one level and are dumped in the next one following a weird cutscene.

On top of that the game is unstable. For such a small game you'd expect it to run well but I seem to be getting very low FPS and also got two crashes.

Avoid.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
It could be worse. If someone MADE you play this with a broken keyboard and mouse while they whipped you.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
Are you a masochist who likes torturing himself by ever so slowly wandering through indistinguishable hallways while nothing of interest happens ? then this is the game for you.

Bought it for about 1€. the developer describes it as "satire". Clearly the developer has no idea what the word satire means. The "humour" in this game, and that's me being generous, is best described as "omg lol i'm so random look how funny guys". I'm thinking the game presents itself as more intelligent than it actually is. It's a game that prides itself on being something that it is not.

The controls (of which there wasn't even an option to rebind them !) were clunky and imprecise and the constant sway of the camera were nauseating to say the least. The slow movement speed of the player character was just plain frustrating.

Gave up after roughly 20 minutes, it was more than i could bear.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 18
This game could be summed up simply with: What The ♥♥♥♥. Not an angry WTF, but a confused one. This game is a nonsensical jabbering, coalesced into a mass of indeciperable parodic satire that makes zero sense to anyone playing it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 23
I had a nosebleed before playing. After playing, I realized the nosebleed was far more interesting than this game.
I regret buying it, even on sale.
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