Never Alone Review
Upper One Games succeeds at bringing Native Alaskan cultural heritage to the fore, but fails at making a good platformer.
Never Alone is a beautiful little puzzle game. It takes its cues from LIMBO, but moves in a different direction, offering just as much style and fun. It can be frustrating knowing what to do at times, and the controls ar... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
I have read the Gamespot review and I must tell you I am disappointed. 4 for this great game. Why? Unresponsive controls? I played the game with a Logitech controller and it worked flawlessly. The game is responsive it ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Video games usually aren't the first place to if I want a learning experience. I do however enjoy documentaries and in many ways Never Alone is a hybrid video game/documentary. This original story of a young girl and a ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
From its very start, "Never Alone" succeeds in introducing the unique and peaceful culture of the Inupiaq (Native Alaskans) to the rather "ignorant" average gamer. It features real interviews with Alaskan elders, in-game... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Never Alone is based on a story told by Alaskan natives, the Iñupiat. Some of the animated cut-scenes are stylised in the way they carve their stories, with the narration delivered in their language. All the elem... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
OK, first - this game has absolutely great atmosphere that makes it perfect for a slow-paced gaming. If you want to learn something new and meet a real culture that you most probably didn't now was really existing, try N... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Never Alone feels like a hybrid between a game and documentary film, not least because the game includes actual film footage of native peoples relating personal anecdotes. The game itself feels like a way of capturing an... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I've seen it reviewed as a 10 and seen it reviewed as a 4. A low score like that dosent make sense in my opinion. This was a straight forward puzzle platformer with a lot of history and emotions tied into it. It got frus... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
I purchased this game today and I got all the achievement within 5 hours playing. I saw this game has many awards, plus Xbox gold discounted the game and it has 4/5 stars rating .. thats why I got this game.this game is... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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