Monday, 20 April 2015

One Minute Gaming #45 - Dark Echo

This week I've been playing a creepy puzzle game called Dark Echo. I'd suggest playing it in a dark room with headphones on if you want the full effect - echoes, footsteps, flies buzzing, squeaky doors etc.

When you first start up the game, you are presented with a black screen & two tiny footprints. As you tap the screen, you give off sound waves which show as white lines and bounce around your immediate area. They give you a guide to the shape of the room or corridor as you move around a map you can't see!

Beware though - if those sound waves turn red, then it's a danger zone or even worse, something that will chase you. There's also areas where the sound waves turn yellow - those open locked doors and gates in other parts of the map.

It's basically a maze game but you can't see more than a few steps ahead the whole time. The sound effects really do creep you out a bit though especially if you're concentrating hard & someone taps you on the shoulder!

For a simple but very effective game, I'd give Dark Echoes an 8 out of 10.

If you have a game you'd like me to try, you can contact me on Twitter @NevAHAddict or leave a comment below.

So until next time, have fun! 

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