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  • Publisher: CARLBURTON LLC
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  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 247.8 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: $2.99
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App description: The Verge: "This surreal game makes mundane places magical"

Reveal the hidden ecosystems of ten unusual environments. Unlock an atmospheric experience while exploring strange yet familiar scenes.

Carl Burton's other work has been featured in the New York Times, Serial, Colossal, and Medium.

Duration: About 45 min
Headphones recommended

Killscreen: "You leave ISLANDS with new eyes."

148apps: "so beautiful and haunting that you cannot walk away from the experience unmoved."

Eurogamer: "Islands is the best video game I've ever played about LA"

Featured in New Games We Love in the App Store

Boardumb's comments:


11-17-2016, 12:57 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 530
Nice! Forgot about this one!

11-17-2016, 01:25 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,237
Yep it's a buy from me! Been keeping an eye on this one
11-17-2016, 02:23 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 672
Excitedly waiting for some impressions ty!
11-17-2016, 02:32 PM
#5
Quote:
Originally Posted by forsakenxe View Post
Excitedly waiting for some impressions ty!
It's interactive art more than it is a game. I finished it in one sitting, not really sure how I feel about it. It is *gorgeous* and weird and a perfect fit for touchscreens. But part of me wishes it had been more of a game.

Just go into it expecting interactive art.

11-18-2016, 04:59 AM
#6
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,237
Quote:
Originally Posted by AppUnwrapper View Post
It's interactive art more than it is a game. I finished it in one sitting, not really sure how I feel about it. It is *gorgeous* and weird and a perfect fit for touchscreens. But part of me wishes it had been more of a game.

Just go into it expecting interactive art.

YouTube: video
I've thoroughly enjoyed it and I think I'll keep on my iPad as a lovely thing to have but I'd second that - it's not really a game more an interactive art experience.
It was well worth the entry price and I don't regret buying it for a second, highly recommended to anyone looking for something a bit different.
11-18-2016, 02:41 PM
#7
Nope, I'm not fan.
It's beautiful but very boring experience.

If you are looking for a better and playable experience, try "Lost Tracks", or "The Room" serie.
But definitively not this one. :/