Game release: “The Little Acre” (PC,PS4,Xbox One)

Pewter Games StudiosThe Little Acre isn’t only Ireland’s first Xbox One title, it’s also a charming little point-and-click adventure game in its own right.

Telling the story set in 1950 Ireland about a man named Aidan who is transported to another world when trying to find his missing father and his daughter Lily following their tracks soon after already sounds like a great premise for an alternative universe tale similar to games like The Longest Journey or the recently released Tales, even if it doesn’t seem to be a very long adventure and a bit easy on the puzzles. But then again this might be the perfect entry point for younger players who like classic Disney animation or older ones who like it as well in addition to being curious about the point-and-click adventure genre. Another selling point should be the apparently unique shift to an isometric perspective normally used in RPGs or RTS games.

It’s no surprise that the hand-drawn backgrounds and characters hark back to 90s adventure games like Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars or Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror, as Revolution Software‘s co-founder Charles Cecil functions as executive producer here. As in the case of Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse, its look and feel seem to hit all the right nostalgic notes, which can also be heard in the great voice acting and music, adding to the cinematic flair.

The game is now available on consoles and PC, with the latter having a 15% discount that will last until December 26, 5:59PM UTC.

Buy the game for PC on
GOG
Steam

Buy the game for PS4 on
the PSN store

Buy the game for Xbox One on
the Xbox store

Official website

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About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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