Review of the Spooky Game: Children of Silentown - Now On Switch!
It is a game that takes you on an adventure full of fear, mystery, and different ways to play, like exploring, solving puzzles, and not knowing what will happen next.
Developers: Luna2 Studio, Elf Games Works
Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment
Date of release: January 11, 2023
Genres: adventure, indie, puzzle video game
As the popularity of video games has grown and evolved over the years, so too has the way in which we play them. With the rise of fast-paced, action-packed games and new technologies like virtual reality, point-and-click adventure games have become somewhat of an endangered species in today’s gaming landscape.
However, every now and again, a game comes along that manages to capture the attention of players and remind us of the appeal of this classic genre. Games like Children of Silentown, created by Elf Games and Luna2 Studio, fit this category.
Even though it may not be one of the best point-and-click adventures of all time, Children of Silentown offers a unique and interesting experience that sets it apart from other games in the same genre.
Children of Silentown’s hand-drawn art style is one of the game’s standout features that helps to create a unique and immersive atmosphere. The game’s illustrations are both charming and childlike, but they also have an eerie quality that adds to the sense of unease and danger in the game.
The use of muted colors and the way the characters are drawn with hollow eyes contribute to the game’s dark and creepy atmosphere. The art style of the game also helps to show how isolated and confined the people of the village feel because of the dangerous forest that surrounds them and the strict rules they must follow to stay safe. The game’s art style is also consistent throughout the game, which helps to keep players immersed in the story.
The video game features a unique and unsettling 2D art style that fits the mysterious and dark tale of the game. Silentown also has an inventory system where you can mix and match items to get results you didn’t expect.
Children Of Silentown A Tactful Storyline
Children of Silentown is a point-and-click adventure game that offers players a thrilling and mysterious story set in a small village deep in the forest. The game follows the story of Lucy, a young girl who is afraid of the forest, just like any other child, as the echoing roars of the forest monsters rob her of her sleep. However, this time, people in the village are actually disappearing and not just kept awake at night. Lucy is determined to investigate on her own to find out why and where all the villagers are being taken.
As a player, you will join Lucy on her adventure to uncover the secrets of the strange occurrences in the village of Silentown. You’ll look around the town and its dangerous surroundings, meet the strange people who live there, solve puzzles, and get good at minigames along the way. But you must be careful, as the forest is filled with monsters, and the villagers have strict rules to keep themselves safe from them.
As you journey with Lucy to dig deeper into her investigation, a mean cat that is programmed to make trouble for her at every turn will get in her way and yours. Players will have to figure out how to get past problems and find out what’s going on in Silentown.
The game also features a diverse cast of characters, all of whom are children, and each with their own unique personality, problems, and secrets. You have to interact with them, help them and make choices that will affect their fate.
Overall, the Children of Silentown’s hand-drawn art style, atmospheric music, and sound effects give it a quite exquisite, immersive and sombre ambience. The picturebook storyline is also intriguing and guaranteed to keep you hooked for a long time.
Children Of Silentown Now On Switch
Children of Silentown was released on Nintendo Switch on January 11, 2023 by Daedalic Entertainment. The game is supported in at least 12 languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Korean, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese and English. The single player, adventure, puzzle video game is available for Nintendo Switch gamers and indeed across all other platforms like Mac, Windows, and Microsoft for just $19.99 today.