dark        

Feast your eyes: indie platformer Vessel gets trailer

0

A few days ago, Strange Loop Games cut a sharp new trailer for their recently-announced puzzle-platformer, Vessel

A few notes on the visuals: I love the lighting, the water effects, and the zoomed-out perspective, especially when it comes to solving large, multi-step puzzles. Which, as far as I can tell, is exactly what one does in Vessel: nano-machines called fluros suck up liquids -- water, lava, oils -- and retain their characteristics, which our unnamed engineer will use in a series of Rube Goldberg machines.

The result seems like a cross between the Incredible Machine games and Oddworld: Abe's Oddyssey, which may explain why Vessel was nominated for a Technical Excellence award at the 2010 Independent Games Festival.

Vessel is slated for a winter release on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and PC, but will be playable this weekend at PAX.

Trailer: Vessel (Strange Loop Games) [IndieGames]


You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Joseph Leray
Joseph LerayFormer Features Contributor   gamer profile

Joseph Leray is a long-time features contributor, reviewer, and (self-styled) editor-at-large for Destructoid. He lives in Nashville with a menagerie of pets and a Final Fantasy IX obsession. more + disclosures


 



Also on destructoid: Vessel   (7)   From our database:

  • Review: Vessel - Darren Nakamura
  • Vessel coming to PC March 1st, consoles at a later date - Kyle MacGregor Burleson
  • Feast your eyes: indie platformer Vessel gets trailer - Joseph Leray
  • indiePub is bringing Vessel to XBLA, PSN, and PC - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Gallery #Indie #PC #PS3 #Puzzle Games #Xbox 360

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •  
     
    spacer