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87.49% Overall Rank: 922
PlayStation 3 Rank: 91
2009 Games Rank: 915
2009 PlayStation 3 Rank: 91
Score based on 49 reviews

Description

The pioneers that brought you the award-winning PLAYSTATION Network title flOw are back with another concept that challenges traditional gaming conventions. Flower expands the team's tradition of delivering simple gameplay, accessible controls and a medium to explore emotional chords uncommon in video games. In Flower, the surrounding environment, most often pushed to the background in games, is pulled to the forefront and becomes the primary "character." The player fades from an external and stressful world in the opening of this fresh and genuine game only for PS3, and journeys through beautifully vivid landscapes, changing the his surroundings and exploring nature along the way. Playing as the wind, the player guides and grows a swarm of pedals by interacting with other flowers and the surrounding environment. The goals and journey in each level vary, but all involve flight, exploration and interaction with the level. Using simple SIXAXIS wireless controls, the player guides the lead petal and accumulates a swarm of flower petals as he moves at his own pace within the environment, causing the on-screen world to change. Flower's gameplay offers different experiences, pacing and rhythm to all players. Along the way, the environment will pose challenges to the player's progress. Both pastoral and at times chaotic, Flower is a visual, audio and interactive escape on PS3.
Release Date: February 12, 2009

Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
PlayStation LifeStyle 02/01/09 Review 10 out of 10
gamrReview 02/01/09 Review 8.6 out of 10
Gamer Limit 07/27/09 Review 8 out of 10
TotallyGN 06/15/09 Review 9 out of 10
DailyGame 06/22/09 Review 8 out of 10
Gaming Nexus 04/09/09 Review A-
Games Are Fun 04/03/09 Review 9 out of 10
GameCritics 03/24/09 Review 9.5 out of 10
Playstation Universe 02/09/09 Review 6.5 out of 10
Fragland 03/20/09 Review 78 out of 100