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The Wild at Heart

Developer: Moonlight Kids

Publisher: Humble Games

Adventure
Family
Puzzle
  • Price: $24.99
  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2021
  • Number of Players: 1
  • Last on Sale: Jan 2, 2023 [$14.99]
  • Lowest Historic Price: $14.99
  • ESRB Rating: E10+ [Everyone 10+]
Reviews:
  • Sometimes all you need to get excited about a title are a few evocative words, commonly referred to as an “elevator pitch”. In the case of The Wild At Heart it can simply be summed up with the words: Pikmin Adventure. While I do wish the load times were a bit less onerous, the crafting system and health were a bit more well-implemented, and that it didn’t feel like nightfall (and peril) were baked in to interrupting your exploration and puzzle solving in some areas… I’ve gotta admit, this game absolutely has me hooked. There’s a major focus on exploration and often experimentation, the dungeon-like nature of some areas and their puzzles that is an appreciated challenge, and the story and themes of the game definitely pull you in the further you go. This all combines to make for one of my favorite indie titles of the year, despite some of my quibbles with some specifics, and it should be capable of appealing to a very broad audience with its general play style and obvious influences.


    Justin Nation, Score:
    Nindie Choice! [9.0]
2023

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