This is a review for the Global Game Jam 2017 game Polo's Escape. It was developed at Milano, Politecnico di Milano in Italy. Overall, the game was good for being only made in a single weekend. It's not a game I would go out of my way to play more than one time for about 20 min though. The premise is that you are on a diplomatic space mission in the future and you have to use the orbits of various asteroids and debris to navigate through space to get to black holes.
This is a review for the Global Game Jam 2017 game The Unsound. It was developed at Centro Multimedia - Centro Nacional de las Artes in Mexico. (http://globalgamejam.org/2017/games/unsound) This game is about a hero who enters a different world where they have to identify different creatures by frequencies and by using a special machine, have to match their wavelength to survive them and escape this world. The player has to acquire 4 of the keys throughout the game, and in order to get the keys the player has to sync into the guardian's wavelength with the unsound.
Much of the PC gaming scene is made up of games made by American companies. Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games, and Bethesda to name a few popular companies are all based in America. With games like League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Counter-strike dominating the live-streaming spotlight, it is a pleasure to discover hidden gems developed by companies overseas.
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