Faceless games like Lilt Line have a tough time getting attention. Like I said to Ashley Davis when we played the game together at PAX 2010, without a main character to identify with, these purely abstract titles have a tough time making an impression on the gaming populace. Same goes for the recently released Fluidity, and one of my favorite games ever; Bit.Trip BEAT. There is a reason why Bit.Trip RUNNER is thus far the best selling game in the Bit.Trip series. People like cute little characters more than they like lines and squares. It's just how we're wired.
Another thing we're wired for is the appreciation of fine music, and that's something that Lilt Line has in the spades. Screenshots do not do the game justice, and neither do words. You really need to hear it to understand what makes the game worth playing.
Hit the link below for a sample of the game's soundtrack. Listen along as you read the full review.... read more