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Samorost 2 (Windows)

82
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.4
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.7
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.9
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 4.1
Overall MobyScore (16 votes) 4.0


The Press Says

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100
Adventure Classic Gaming
Overall, Samorost2 is a worthy successor to the original Samorost. The gameplay is longer, the graphics have improved, and the game retains the same charm as the original. Some gamers may find Samorost2 a bit too short or be put off by the occasional pixel hunt. However, for those gamers who have a fondness for adventures with plenty of puzzles and little dialogue, Samorost2 is a game definitely worth playing.
91
Just Adventure
To conclude, despite its short length, Samorost 2 is an exceptionally charming and imaginative indie adventure game, offering a highly immersive, interactive experience. Don’t let the simple gameplay fool you – beneath the surface lurk some deceptively challenging puzzles. This point-and-click flash adventure comes in two chapters – the first is free and playable from the developer’s website at http://www.samorost2.net/. The second chapter is accessible for a fee of $6.90, which then gives you the ability to download the entire game to your computer and play it offline. The nominal fee for the second chapter is definitely worth it, if only to inspire talented folks like the ones at Amanita Design, so that they continue to create such magical, whimsical titles which breathe new life into the adventure genre.
90
Adventure Gamers
Despite the fact that the bulk of the game is free online, and only a small section is unlocked upon purchase, it's incredibly hard not to recommend the commercial version of Samorost 2 to any adventure fan. The world you explore is so enchanting, its creatures so endearing, and its puzzles so full of creativity that other than its short length, the game is incredibly hard to fault. Whether we ever see a next Samorost installment or another game from Amanita Design will depend on the success of this venture, and while no game earns a charity recommendation, Samorost is a worthy series that fully deserves your support based on merit alone. But there's no need to take my word for it. Head on over to the Samorost 2 website and start playing the free version now, along with the original, if you haven't already done so. You'll soon discover for yourselves that the small investment is worth every penny.
82
Adventure-Treff
Wie schon sein Vorgänger entzieht sich Samorost 2 den typischen Kategorien, die viele Adventures ausmachen: Einen Plot gibt es ebenso wenig wie Unterhaltungen mit Charakteren oder eine Hauptfigur, die sich im Laufe der Geschichte weiterentwickelt. Diese ist recht kurz mit 1-2 Stunden Spielzeit ausgefallen. Aufgrund des günstigen Preises kann man darüber aber hinwegsehen. Dafür bekommt man eine unverbrauchte Spielwelt mit originellen Rätseln, einen stimmigen Soundtrack und eine ungewöhnliche Grafik, die mit ihrem Surrealismus aber sicher Geschmackssache ist. Ebenso dürften das Absuchen des Bildschirms und die weniger komplexen Handlungsmöglichkeiten Fortgeschrittene und Profis unterfordern.
80
Bonusweb
Online hra od mladých českých autorů, která vás okouzlí svou grafikou a hudbou. Pomozte malému hrdinovi zachránit svého pejska ze spárů mimozemšťanů. Máte-li rádi humor a fantasii, Samorost 2 bude váš šálek čaje.
80
GameZebo
Amanita Design has created a world that feels so unique and interesting, that it's like playing a brief nugget of some larger piece of art. It has loads of charm and great production values that will keep gamers intrigued throughout. If you're willing to overlook the annoying save system and the limited gameplay, you'll find a gem that's definitely worth the asking price. Just don't expect an epic adventure that lasts hours.
80
Adventurespiele
"Samorost 2" ist ein relativ kurzes Online-Adventure, das jedoch einige knackige Aufgaben bereit hält. Grafisch entführt Amanita Design nicht nur uns ins Weltall, denn auch der Hund unseres Helden wird von Außerirdischen verschleppt und gefangen gehalten. Die Hintergrundmusik bietet wie schon "Samorost 1" ein stilvolles Ambiente. Rätsel sind zwar keine vorhanden, trotzdem ist die Bewältigung der Aufgaben nicht ganz einfach. Logische Schlussfolgerungen und Kombinationsgabe sind gefragt. "Samorost 2" wird von Daedalic Entertainment GmbH zusammen mit dem Abenteuer "Machinarium" ausgeliefert und bietet 2 bis 3 Stunden Knobelspaß, den man sich nicht entgehen lassen sollte.
50
GameCola.net
While Samorost 2 isn’t overflowing with content, it only costs $5 and comes with the soundtrack in MP3 format, making it a decent value. Adventure veterans will blow right through the game, so they might prefer to think of the $5 as going to the soundtrack with the game itself serving as “album art,” or they might want to skip to Amanita’s later and more substantial title Machinarium. But for anyone who has a little time to kill, Amanita has opted for classic drug dealing marketing theory by offering the original Samorost and the first part of Samorost 2 for free. And if you make it that far, they’ve pretty much already got your money.