If you are a fan of indie games and challenging platforms, this is your title.
Little Bug is a 2D platform game which revolves around a eight year old girl named Nyah. Coming home from school, she discovers a dead cat in the street. Suddenly the ghost of the cat will lead us into an unreal world full of dangers and intrigue, which Alice in Wonderland. To get out of this difficult situation we will be accompanied by a little ball of light able to shelter us from all danger and bring us home. With the help of the spiritual ball, we will have to find the way back.
One of the most positive aspects of Little Bug is without a doubt the way the plot is introduced throughout the game
However, it is in the gameplay that Little Bug stands out. You can move Nyah left and right and she can pick up things, before putting them in your lunch box. At first they are easy to find, but as the game progresses the items they hide in areas that are very difficult to access. There is no button to jump, which might seem odd for a platform game, but instead, Little Bug introduces a very special and interesting game element in the form of a spiritual ball.
As in the fantastic Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, we will control the ball of light with the right stick and Nyah with the left. With this bullet we can release a explosion of light that grabs Nyah and lifts her into the air.
Throughout Little Bug, our own thoughts they will become the main weapon to defeat the game. that and a great sense of space and elements. And is that we will use our guiding mind as a kind of swing, helping Nyah to reach other levels and combining it with the level designs, such as the elements scattered around the scenarios that will help us to jump. , we will die several times during the game and, while the checkpoint system is good, there are times when we will have to replay entire sections. This can certainly be a big frustration for some players.
Regarding the graphic part, Little Bug presents a refreshing air cartoon, with a superb color palette and excellent level design. Soundtrack It’s pretty good too, with calm, relaxing melodies in quiet moments and more frenetic ones in times of tension.
Little Bug is a unique title, especially when it comes to its game mechanics and some of the ingenious narrative devices. It is a game that can be very demanding in difficulty, but it is still a great source of pleasure, instead of falling into frustration. It could use a perhaps nicer checkpoint system, but overall it’s a very enjoyable game at a very competitive price.
- Excellent playable mechanics
- The plot unfolds in an original way
- Perfect game to relax while playing a “major title”
- At one point, it can be frustrating
- Maybe too short
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