by Harry Slater 22/1/2013
Product: Forever Lost
Developer: Glitch Games
Publisher: Glitch Games
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: 3D, Adventure, Puzzle
Creating an atmosphere in a game can be one of the hardest things to achieve. We've all enjoyed platformers and shooters, but it's only the rarest specimen that actually gets under our skin and manages to set its own tone. And the finest examples are usually to be found in the point-and-click adventure genre.
We've already seen how The Room masterfully weaves a sense of unease into each poke and prod of its mechanical boxes, but now Forever Lost is up to similar tricks, albeit on a more expansive scale. And while it's not quite up there with The Room in terms of quality, it's still an intriguing, often mystifying experience.
A bizarre and intriguing blend of ideas and styles, Forever Lost doesn't always manage to pull off its ambitious plans, but when it does it's pretty special
©2013 Steel Media Limited
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