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Waking Mars

Waking Mars Screenshots

Windows version

Waking Mars Windows Title screen

Title screen

Waking Mars Windows User interface for the settings menu; UI is slick and clean looking.

User interface for the settings menu; UI is slick and clean looking.

Waking Mars Windows Chapter 1: The Descent marks the beginning of the game.

Chapter 1: The Descent marks the beginning of the game.

Waking Mars Windows In mid-flight with the jet pack; the flying mechanism is fluid and easy to use.

In mid-flight with the jet pack; the flying mechanism is fluid and easy to use.

Waking Mars Windows Here we see how the story telling mechanism works.  The player will be controlling Liang; although his responses are automatic.

Here we see how the story telling mechanism works. The player will be controlling Liang; although his responses are automatic.

Waking Mars Windows ART is the computer built into Liang's suit and it chimes in with observations, and mission suggestions (plus a bit of humor).

ART is the computer built into Liang's suit and it chimes in with observations, and mission suggestions (plus a bit of humor).

Waking Mars Windows Exploring the game with bring further research opportunities and the research interface shown here will bring up helpful tips.

Exploring the game with bring further research opportunities and the research interface shown here will bring up helpful tips.

Waking Mars Windows In this section a number of Zoa were planted to remove a barrier.  In the bottom right corner the number of seeds carried is shown.

In this section a number of Zoa were planted to remove a barrier. In the bottom right corner the number of seeds carried is shown.

Waking Mars Windows The Biomass counter in the upper right corner is shown; the 15+ in green shows how much biomass has been contributed to the caves with the last Zoa planted.

The Biomass counter in the upper right corner is shown; the 15+ in green shows how much biomass has been contributed to the caves with the last Zoa planted.

Waking Mars Windows Clever the way tutorial, explanation of game mechanics and story are blended together.  Acid drops are harmful, best to avoid them.

Clever the way tutorial, explanation of game mechanics and story are blended together. Acid drops are harmful, best to avoid them.

Waking Mars Windows In game map can be called up; nodes can be selected for fast travel.  The pinkish camera icon is the location of a camera module left behind by OCTO and must be found.

In game map can be called up; nodes can be selected for fast travel. The pinkish camera icon is the location of a camera module left behind by OCTO and must be found.

Waking Mars Windows Here the game zooms out far to let the newly discovered cavern be seen in full.  This zooming is automatic and fairly seamless.

Here the game zooms out far to let the newly discovered cavern be seen in full. This zooming is automatic and fairly seamless.

Waking Mars Windows Liang has found the first of several modules left behind by OCTO.

Liang has found the first of several modules left behind by OCTO.

Waking Mars Windows Mission Objectives screen can be called up anytime.  These are the objectives for Chapter 2: A Light in the Dark.

Mission Objectives screen can be called up anytime. These are the objectives for Chapter 2: A Light in the Dark.