This delightful game published by IndiePub
offers gamers, both hardcore and casual a peaceful and sometimes
challenging game about the seasons which requires the player to control
the elements in order to get a seed to fertile ground. Sounds easy? Well
it does at the start but like any other puzzle game, the difficulty
gradually increases and sometimes the frustration. Storm is also a
physics puzzle game that forces you to think a little differently than
normal puzzle games.
- The ability to
manipulate seven different elements of nature in 49
- Three unique game
modes: Adventure, Challenge and Spirit.
- Collect hidden orbs
that unlock exclusive content within the game.
So what exactly is in your Storm arsenal?
You have wind, rain and lightning to help grow your seeds. By using the
mouse, you basically control the elements in order to get your seeds in
the right place. Once the seed has found fertile ground, it begins to
Fortunately the first few levels serves as
a tutorial and you only just start off with wind. Wind basically helps
push your seed into the right direction but initially you only have one
charge which does make things a little tricky. Rain on the other hand
helps move your seed through the gaming environment and sometimes it is
needed to flood certain areas. Finally we have lightning that helps make
your seed become a Mexican jumping bean as it helps move your seed into
As you progress through Storm, the levels
become more complex and the environments change. The graphics are a
treat on the PC with this almost unworldly atmosphere with gorgeous
flowers and subtle detail. The only issue with the graphics is the
scrolling between screens that unfortunately moves quite fast when you
go to the next screen. If only it was a smooth transition or it
scrolled. The music also serves to create this peaceful background
In the end if you're looking for something
a little different opposed to Need for Speed or the latest Battle Field
game than Storm is that title and is a thinking gamers game. It's a
peaceful and relaxing title that would be perfect on the iOS platform as
well due to its simplicity and enjoyable format.
Check it out if you want something cerebral
opposed to violence!