"TurnOn" tells the spellbinding tale of a brave alien creature and its striking journey through blackout world, in an incredibly colorful and detailed platformer without platforms.
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Release Date: Jun 1, 2016

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June 8

TurnOn second 35 press reviews. Average Score: 71,5

One week ago TurnOn was launched on PC and Mac, and Xbox One and we would like to share with you the second wave of reviews and impression from bloggers and press. We think that average score: 71,5 is good start for debut game made by team of 4.



Review sorted as they appeared:

Stargamers (NL) - Review - 85%
Softpedia (IN) - Review - 4/5
Soulcry (RUS) - Review - 7/10
Alt-tab (GRE) - Review - Positive
MousNJoypad (ENG) - Review - 59%
Flickeringmyth (ENG) - Review - 8/10
Byteme (GRE) - Review - Positive
XBLAFans (ENG) - Review - 60/100
XGN (NL) - Review - 70/100
Game-experience (IT) - Review - 7/10
Aratablog (SPA) - Review - Positive
Bagogames (ENG) - Review - 8,5/10
Arkadian (SPA) - Review - 3/5
Gekkyhobbies (ENG) - Review - 4/5
Game-Guide (FR) - Review - Positive
Gamersnet (NL) - Review - 7/10
GotGame (ENG) - Review - 3,5/5
Xboxuser (GER) - Review - 7/10
Vandal (SPA) - Review - 7/10
Gamespew (ENG) - Review - 8/10
Windows Central (ENG) - Review - 3/5
Headlines (NL) - Review - 7/10
Gameguru (RUS) - Review - 6/10
Mondoxbox (IT) - Review - 7,6/10
Gamereactor (SWE) - Review - 3/5
Gamegrin (ENG) - Review - 6,5/10
PC Guru (HU) - Review - 80%
Gamepod (HU) - Review - 60/100
WiiU (RUS) - Review - 7,5/10
Games Asylum (ENG) - Review - 6/10
Gaming Trend (ENG) - Review - 85/100
Game-review (RUS) - Review - 70/100
Gamesprincess (IT) - Review - Positive
ICXM (ENG) - Review - 8/10

Thanks to all reviewers for fair feedback. We appreciate that most of reviewers highlighted our pros: gameplay, soundtrack, graphic style and atmosphere.

It’s should be noted, that we fixed some cons and mistakes in the last update by taking into account your professional and honest opinion. Hope you’ll enjoy v.1.0.0.9.

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June 6

Update 1.0.0.8 - difficulty curve alignment

After the reviews, let's plays and comments from players we found the places in the game that may be too hardcore. And we decided to make some tweaks in this update:

- Level 01_03 "Household Chores" - jump height was increased, now house attic can be reached by left wall of the house, without passing through the 1st floor (kitchen, living room and garage)
- Level 01_05 "Observatory" - Added description of how to win drone - "Hit the drone only when it’s charging on the switchboard", also drone has only 3 HP instead of 6, and jump height was increased
- Level 03_04 "Golf in the Dark" - now the sign-pointer in the middle of the level shows the direction in which you should make a "leap of faith"

General Improvements:
- Some repetitive sounds was remade
- In some levels jump height was increased
- All runner levels was reworked (to alignment difficulty spikes) and responsiveness of the jumps was increased

Please, leave a comment here about what should we do to make our game even better?

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Reviews

“TurnOn is an enjoyable and heartwarming little game. With electrical wires instead of platforms, it offers gameplay that feels fresh, piquing your interest at every turn with whatever new adventure or obstacle you’ll face next.”
8.5 – Gaming Trend

“The developers made a game that looks like Psychonauts and Tearaway had a baby.”
8.5 – Bagogames

“TurnOn is an awesome 3D puzzle platformer that uses a variety of new systems to make the game not only fun but different from other games in its genre.”
8 – ICXM

About This Game


The whole city has been plunged into darkness. After an accident in the power station, a living electric spark must restore electricity to the city and give citizens back their safe and carefree lives.
 
"TurnOn" tells the spellbinding tale of a brave alien creature and its striking journey through blackout world. Featuring a charming art style and visual storytelling, cute character personality, and a soothing and magical soundtrack, "TurnOn" makes the world the way it was before, but a little better and kinder.

FEATURES

  • Setting! Be surprised how the world depends on electricity and what can happen if it suddenly disappears. Solve puzzles and figure out how to turn on the lights in every home, as well as fight unexpected enemies!
  • Visual storytelling! Tired of all those dialogs in your video games? Never mind, in "TurnOn" everything is purely visual, and the entire story is told through what you see (and sometimes what you don't). 
  • Platformer without platforms! The main character moves through the electrical wires. The mix of exploration and music levels makes the gameplay very immersive.
The creation of “TurnOn” was inspired by the global movement Earth Hour, which is held by WWF.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ @ 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 240 GT or Radeon HD 6570 
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Xbox 360 gamepad are supported
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.8 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 650 Ti or Radeon HD 7790 
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Xbox 360 gamepad are supported
    Minimum:
    • OS: ОС: 10.10.2 (Yosemite) or newer
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 series
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: ОС: 10.10.2 (Yosemite) or newer
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
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Overall:
Very Positive (57 reviews)
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MarioDragon
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Product received for free
This game has some "obviously not made for PC" issues, like the "Press A to Continue" on menus, and an extremely mobile-friendly feel, but if you're someone who likes hyper casual relaxing games then this will be perfect. Otherwise, like me, you'll get pretty bored since you can play the entire game with one hand and there isn't much in the way of difficulty to speak of, but the environments and artstyle are well done and it's fun to look at. It's also generous with the achievements if you're into that sort of thing.
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PsychicAngel96
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22
beautiful music and art style. casual platforming the doesn't get boring
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jacek13n
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
Product received for free
this one is a casual platformer with humor and wit. sth to play in the evenings and when want to get relaxed. nice music. its a game you want to play with your kid or if you're one. although not for me, i give it a plus
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EmP
( 5.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
Product received for free
I was quickly taken in by TurnOn. It bills itself as a platformer without platforms, and while that’s not strictly true, there's a focus on exploration and puzzle solving that the genre isn’t especially noted for. It’s a game about restoring power to a darkened city, which you do by moving a grinning alien spark around power lines until it’s able to reactivate circuit boards and power grids.

There’s a kind of understated plot behind it all, dealing with aliens made of electricity, but it’s all kind of nonsensical. And that’s okay, because it makes it no less adorable. Exploring a world draped in darkness and reactivating the lights is strangely satisfying. Most levels are very laid back affairs, asking you to explore until you meet certain criteria, such as saving a girl walking home alone from an angry dog, or uniting two lovers at their favourite restaurant by clearing their way. What was once something as simple as turning on lights slowly dials up in complexity. You might have to activate cranes to drop metal platforms across pits, or reactivate traffic lights to clear massive congestion.

Full Review // http://www.honestgamers.com/13025/pc/turnon/review.html
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evgenromin
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
Nice relaxing platformer, very peaceful and fun. And it's important to note the fresh theme of this colorful game. Want to have a rest from big AAA? Try TurnOn :) Highly recommended!
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baranov_anton
( 7.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
This is very nice and interesting "electrical" game. TurnOn offers new kind of platform game experience. Enjoy! =)
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ReadingLies
( 21.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 14
Product received for free
Need a breather on heavy, mind-pressuring games? This visually captivating, auditorily pleasing, side-scrolling platformer is what you're looking for!

Game Overview

TurnOn is a casual, side-scrolling platformer that conveys a story through stellar audio and visual presentation without the use of words. (Except for the guides and instructions, of course)

In this game, you control an alien that takes the form of an electric ball and lead it through its journey to restore the light in Electro City.

The gameplay is pretty simple and straightforward - you traverse through electric lines/wires and apparatuses which activates and/or repairs them through contact while collecting blue lightning symbols. Each of these actions will have an impact to the score you will get upon finishing the level. Still seeing people in need through the level? Search again for hidden paths that you might've missed.

Also, you will find adversaries that might stand either your way or the people living in the city, and some of them require different mechanics in order to be cleared. Though there isn't a game over that could force you to start over, there are still some cases that may halt your progress through the game.

Falling through the lines and touching the ground will result in you being sent back to your checkpoint, but everything that you have collected are still with you, every apparatus activated, and no damage taken. However, if you exhaust your life bars (represented by the green lightning symbols on the upper left part of the screen) you will restart the level from the start.


The Pros

  • Charming, Calming, and Hilarious Gameplay Experience - Summarizing the gameplay experience that I felt as I played through the game, it was very calming, charming, and fun experience that I would proudly say that I enjoyed it thoroughly. I mean, I never would've thought that I would see a character in a game crying over not having a cable signal. If that doesn't seem funny enough to you, then I guess you're Jaden.

  • Artistic Game Graphics - The game is very appealing through and through in each of every visual aspect it presents. The landscape and scenery fits the very theme it presents on every level, as well as the visual effects filled in it. The character models are clean and well-animated, along with the comic-strip cut-scenes. And most of all, the aesthetic lightning work in each and every level is impeccable.

  • Beautiful Game Soundtracks - Ranging from serene piano tracks to cheerful up-beat songs, this game has a lot to offer in the auditory department. And when I do say a lot, I really mean it. Each and every level has its own unique track and aside from the cut-scenes and the map soundtrack, almost nothing was ever re-used. Everything is quality-made and the proof of that are the hours I spent listening to the tracks while idling the game. If there is something that is missing, it is the availability of a soundtrack DLC for users to listen and enjoy.

The Cons

  • Irritating Sound Effects - Although the game has a pretty good array of soundtracks that is very pleasant to the ears, there are certain sound effects that will make you tone down the level due to discomfort, especially if you're new to the game. A good example of this is when you "respawn" to your checkpoint upon touching the ground. Fortunately, the game lets you adjust the volume of the sound effects. However, the downside is that you might not know other SFX that you're missing to hear.

  • Hard to Navigate - Just to be precise, I am pertaining to the game having no cut-scene skip and absence of the settings menu while you are on a level. Regarding the cut-scenes, you can actually speed them up by continuous left clicks or by spamming the ESC button, however, it still takes at least five (5) seconds in doing that before you proceed to the level. Having an option to skip them would be pretty handy for people uninterested or has already seen them several times. Same goes for the settings, which should be available while in-level instead going back to the main menu just to adjust the volume or video settings.

  • Minor Visual Bugs - During the course of my play through (which I could safely assume that I've reached at least one-thirds of the game), I have encountered two minor visual bugs, though take note that these bugs didn't have any impact on my play through. The first one I found was on the end part of the "School Routine" level which involves a speaker still being highlighted in blue even after activating it, and the second one is when you're going through the level selection and passing between the "Bulb Monument Street" and "Unusual Date" levels which shows an empty flat terrain.

    Both of these bugs are recorded on my screenshots page here: (Screenshots)


The Verdict

Truthfully, there isn't much of a discussion to this considering that I can't find anything that big of negative aspect could persuade you into NOT buying it (unless you're not into casual gaming). And if you are a fan of this kind of game, I'm pretty sure you will love it.


If you like to see more recommended games that is worth the value you are paying, please visit my other reviews, or follow our curator group at Good Games Giveaways & Reviews.
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Ticket
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 12
Product received for free
TurnOn is an interesting platformer!

The game looks amazing and the back story is fun!

Hoping to continue to play the game soon!
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Gaming.si
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 10
Don't let the short play time fool you, I've actualy finished the game in offline mode.

TurnOn is one of these games that don't focus specificly on gameplay alone, but rather on the atmosphere. You are a spark which can only move between wires, which makes the game a platformer. However, because the enviroments are in 3D, you will also be moving back and front, which can cause some confusion. Another thing that bothered me a bit was the camera, which, I feel, was a bit to close in certain parts. However these are only minor gripes in an otherwise very well made game.

Your job will be helping all kinds of people and with the aid of the soothing music, it is a great combination to enjoy yourself after a long day at work/school. The game is also apropriate for younger children, however they might not be very good at it because of the previously mentioned 3D enviroments. However, that is not a big problem because it's actualy very hard to "lose" (it is possible by hitting to many red sparks or enemies). If you fall to the ground, you will simply resurrect at the checkpoint without loosing anything.

While the gameplay is fairly basic, the atmosphere is the part to enjoy. When you start a level, it's mostly dark and depressing. After running around for a bit, it slowly gets brighter and brighter and the people get more and more happy. The sequences in the form of a comic book are a nice adition too and you will be seeing them quite a lot.

To wrap things up, while the price isn't that low, I feel the game is worth it. It's not one of those competitive games to raise your adrenaline but rather a soothing and calming adventure, which often brings up a smile to your face. If only the camera was a bit further away at some points.

Final rating: 7.5
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flazm
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 9
Great platformer with really nice graphics! Like to turn on all the lamps and different mechanisms on the lavels.
And the main character - it is so cute! 10/10
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
Product received for free
this one is a casual platformer with humor and wit. sth to play in the evenings and when want to get relaxed. nice music. its a game you want to play with your kid or if you're one. although not for me, i give it a plus
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
Product received for free
I was quickly taken in by TurnOn. It bills itself as a platformer without platforms, and while that’s not strictly true, there's a focus on exploration and puzzle solving that the genre isn’t especially noted for. It’s a game about restoring power to a darkened city, which you do by moving a grinning alien spark around power lines until it’s able to reactivate circuit boards and power grids.

There’s a kind of understated plot behind it all, dealing with aliens made of electricity, but it’s all kind of nonsensical. And that’s okay, because it makes it no less adorable. Exploring a world draped in darkness and reactivating the lights is strangely satisfying. Most levels are very laid back affairs, asking you to explore until you meet certain criteria, such as saving a girl walking home alone from an angry dog, or uniting two lovers at their favourite restaurant by clearing their way. What was once something as simple as turning on lights slowly dials up in complexity. You might have to activate cranes to drop metal platforms across pits, or reactivate traffic lights to clear massive congestion.

Full Review // http://www.honestgamers.com/13025/pc/turnon/review.html
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Product received for free
This game has some "obviously not made for PC" issues, like the "Press A to Continue" on menus, and an extremely mobile-friendly feel, but if you're someone who likes hyper casual relaxing games then this will be perfect. Otherwise, like me, you'll get pretty bored since you can play the entire game with one hand and there isn't much in the way of difficulty to speak of, but the environments and artstyle are well done and it's fun to look at. It's also generous with the achievements if you're into that sort of thing.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
beautiful music and art style. casual platforming the doesn't get boring
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
34 of 36 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
21.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
Product received for free
Need a breather on heavy, mind-pressuring games? This visually captivating, auditorily pleasing, side-scrolling platformer is what you're looking for!

Game Overview

TurnOn is a casual, side-scrolling platformer that conveys a story through stellar audio and visual presentation without the use of words. (Except for the guides and instructions, of course)

In this game, you control an alien that takes the form of an electric ball and lead it through its journey to restore the light in Electro City.

The gameplay is pretty simple and straightforward - you traverse through electric lines/wires and apparatuses which activates and/or repairs them through contact while collecting blue lightning symbols. Each of these actions will have an impact to the score you will get upon finishing the level. Still seeing people in need through the level? Search again for hidden paths that you might've missed.

Also, you will find adversaries that might stand either your way or the people living in the city, and some of them require different mechanics in order to be cleared. Though there isn't a game over that could force you to start over, there are still some cases that may halt your progress through the game.

Falling through the lines and touching the ground will result in you being sent back to your checkpoint, but everything that you have collected are still with you, every apparatus activated, and no damage taken. However, if you exhaust your life bars (represented by the green lightning symbols on the upper left part of the screen) you will restart the level from the start.


The Pros

  • Charming, Calming, and Hilarious Gameplay Experience - Summarizing the gameplay experience that I felt as I played through the game, it was very calming, charming, and fun experience that I would proudly say that I enjoyed it thoroughly. I mean, I never would've thought that I would see a character in a game crying over not having a cable signal. If that doesn't seem funny enough to you, then I guess you're Jaden.

  • Artistic Game Graphics - The game is very appealing through and through in each of every visual aspect it presents. The landscape and scenery fits the very theme it presents on every level, as well as the visual effects filled in it. The character models are clean and well-animated, along with the comic-strip cut-scenes. And most of all, the aesthetic lightning work in each and every level is impeccable.

  • Beautiful Game Soundtracks - Ranging from serene piano tracks to cheerful up-beat songs, this game has a lot to offer in the auditory department. And when I do say a lot, I really mean it. Each and every level has its own unique track and aside from the cut-scenes and the map soundtrack, almost nothing was ever re-used. Everything is quality-made and the proof of that are the hours I spent listening to the tracks while idling the game. If there is something that is missing, it is the availability of a soundtrack DLC for users to listen and enjoy.

The Cons

  • Irritating Sound Effects - Although the game has a pretty good array of soundtracks that is very pleasant to the ears, there are certain sound effects that will make you tone down the level due to discomfort, especially if you're new to the game. A good example of this is when you "respawn" to your checkpoint upon touching the ground. Fortunately, the game lets you adjust the volume of the sound effects. However, the downside is that you might not know other SFX that you're missing to hear.

  • Hard to Navigate - Just to be precise, I am pertaining to the game having no cut-scene skip and absence of the settings menu while you are on a level. Regarding the cut-scenes, you can actually speed them up by continuous left clicks or by spamming the ESC button, however, it still takes at least five (5) seconds in doing that before you proceed to the level. Having an option to skip them would be pretty handy for people uninterested or has already seen them several times. Same goes for the settings, which should be available while in-level instead going back to the main menu just to adjust the volume or video settings.

  • Minor Visual Bugs - During the course of my play through (which I could safely assume that I've reached at least one-thirds of the game), I have encountered two minor visual bugs, though take note that these bugs didn't have any impact on my play through. The first one I found was on the end part of the "School Routine" level which involves a speaker still being highlighted in blue even after activating it, and the second one is when you're going through the level selection and passing between the "Bulb Monument Street" and "Unusual Date" levels which shows an empty flat terrain.

    Both of these bugs are recorded on my screenshots page here: (Screenshots)


The Verdict

Truthfully, there isn't much of a discussion to this considering that I can't find anything that big of negative aspect could persuade you into NOT buying it (unless you're not into casual gaming). And if you are a fan of this kind of game, I'm pretty sure you will love it.


If you like to see more recommended games that is worth the value you are paying, please visit my other reviews, or follow our curator group at Good Games Giveaways & Reviews.
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17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Product received for free
While TurnOn is short, it is still a load of fun. It is host to amazing music, a wonderful art style and a challenging yet fun style of platforming. As you travel around the different locations of the city, turning everything back on again, it is always satisfying to see the effect of your actions. Such as scaring away looters and people who are taking advantage of the darkness to perform bad deeds. The musical sections in which you must travel along a long bridge of power lines in beat with the music are also a nice break in between areas. The game also subtly spreads the message of environmental awarness in a nice and calm sort of way, without sounding all preachy about it. If you are a fan of colourful, cute and musically satisfying games, then TurnOn is the game for you.

See my full review of the game here at Blot gaming.
http://www.blotgaming.com/game-reviews/turnon/

Also see a Let's Play of the game from another member of Blot gaming here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG_-exfpMEQ
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
This game is the great platformer for kids, not very easy, not very hard, colorful with nice OST and pretty timeconsuming:

+Visuals: it looks great, various levels has each has different effects.
+Great OST: i like all the music tracks and they fit the entourage like a glove.
+Gameplay: personally all the levels i've completed were pretty easy + the game is not very punishing if you die a lot, you are not always have to start from the beginning of the level, because there are checkpoints, and overall difficulty pretty low. If you ignore collecting 100% of the lightnings and lighting 100% of the objects it would be even easier, otherwise it could add challenge on some levels.
+Time consuming - this game is BIG for such a project - i've wasted like 4 hours and completed like 25% of the game so far.
+Steam achievements
+Steam cards
NPC characters reminds those guys from sims :)

After all its a best buy for your kid, or if you like lighthearted platformers :)
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Product received for free
The gaming market is dominated by fast paced, action packed games, which are fun, but sometimes it's nice to slow things down. Which is where TurnOn comes in. A casual platformer developed by the four man team of Brainy Studio, TurnOn features some great relaxing music, colorful art style, and creative level designs.

TurnOn is a narrative story told through comic-like cutscenes and during the game’s levels. After a power station accident, an alien becomes sentient by fusing with the power stations’ systems. Players take control of the little ball of alien electricity as it makes it way throughout the city trying to restore the cities’ power. Players travel along the electrical wires throughout the power station, residential, and commercial districts of the city. Players must solve puzzles like helping a little girl get home safely and fighting crime by setting off alarm systems to scare off looters.
The levels of TurnOn are wonderfully colorful and dynamic. The power lines allow players to travel seamlessly from the background to the foreground. This gives each level the feeling of being three dimensional despite the games 2D art. What slightly contrasted this great feature was that the electric alien of the game would not change in size when moving from the foreground to background in some parts of the game. It was minor, but it still made the character seem out of place compared to everything else, which would shrink and grow in size as the game’s camera moved back and forth. The game’s puzzles in each level were not overly challenging. It mainly just took a bit of exploring and common sense to realize which power box to jump into to activate more lights or to stop traffic lights for someone to safely cross the street. The slower paced and relaxing puzzle levels of TurnOn were juxtaposed by racing sequences. During these, players would jump between four different wires at a time, trying to collect as many hovering lightning tokens for points, while avoiding falling to their deaths or hitting the red tokens, which when three were hit, you died.

TurnOn’s art and music were two awesome parts of the game. The lighting in the game feels bright and vibrant due to its contrast with the blackout of the city. The background is painted with a darker color palette of blues and purples, that still give the game a fun and cheerful feeling, without making it feel dark and gloomy. People also populate many of the game’s scenes, usually in distress about one situation or another, all related to the cities’ blackout. This helps the city feel alive, and being able to watch them cheer or enjoy their lives again with your help adds to the satisfaction of completing each puzzle. The music of TurnOn was one of my, dare I say it, turn ons. The casual gameplay and vibrant colors are complimented by the smooth jazz throughout the game. The music during the puzzle scenes adds to the relaxing mood and made this game one of my favorites to come home and play after work. The racing sequences of the game had faster pace music to compliment their gameplay. The developers definitely hit the mark with creating a great atmosphere for their game with the music.

TurnOn is a very enjoyable and relaxing platformer that is great for adults and kids. The colorful art style and smooth jazz music fit well together, while the simple gameplay and dynamic level design made it fun. I did run into two bugs during my playing, but both of the them were easily fixed by simply reloading the level from the previous checkpoints and neither occurred more than once. The developers were quick to respond to my email about the bugs, so I am sure that these minor kinks will be fixed soon.

Pros:

Colorful art style

Relaxing music

Dynamic levels

Fun gameplay

Controller support

Steam Achievements

Comic-like narrative

Kid friendly

Simple controls

Support for 18 languages (check Steam for list)

Cons:


Few bugs (minor and easy to get around)

Character does not change size with movement from background to foreground sometimes



The developers provided a copy for the game to be reviewed, this did not affect the writer’s opinion of the game.

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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
A simple, but stunning game with an amazing soundtrack, that deserves to sell by the bucketload. There is nothing quite like it on Steam.

Each beautifully crafted level tells a different story that unfolds in a series of sequences triggered by your little ball of electricity solving puzzles along various wires!

10/10 for originality!
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Product received for free
played this game today has a nice addictivness to it ..had to use the keyboard that sucked but i really liked the art design in the game the sounds were great scientist sounde strange when he cheered lol music as you play is hit and miss but its a minor grumble i usually turn of the music anyway when i play platformers
id recommend it although it can be easy to play which suits me fine im whizzing past the level
hope to have a reveiw on my channel later today as the game does not run smoothly on my pc hardware issue not a game issue

pros
excellent design and art
sounds great
cute hero even if its a ball of electric
slow pace suits me but there are some tricky puzzles all fun
imaginative play and fun mini quests using your powers to power up streets houses and people gadgets
variation nothing is boring nothong repeats itself always plenty of thats cool moments
bad guys are shocking lol

cons
whizzing past the levels
camera view annoyed me a couple of times but didnt detract
in game music hit and miss but im fussy
not on ps4
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