Review: ABZÛ

While I do my best to keep ABZÛ’s mysteries alive for the reader, this review may contain minor spoilers. In 2012, Journey captivated the gaming industry with its gorgeous art style and breathtaking musical score. After its release, Journey‘s art director Matt Nava left developer thatgamecompany to found his own studio and serve as creative director on a passion project of his own. With a new team at Giant Squid Studios on board … Continue reading Review: ABZÛ

Abzû: Journey into the Deep

Giant Squid was founded by Matt Nava who left thatgamecompany following their completion of Journey. After serving as the art director for the studio’s last two projects, Nava’s goal was to found a new studio, taking the idea of an emotional exploration game to a more lush and colorful setting. From that line of thought, Abzû was born. Putting you in the flippers of a lone scuba diver, Nava plans to take players on a voyage through a living, breathing ocean environment. It’s certainly a gorgeous game, but can Abzû live up to the legacy Journey has built within the genre?

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