Unmechanical

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Unmechanical
Unmechanicallogo.jpg
Developer(s)Talawa Games
Grip Games (Extended)
Publisher(s)
EngineUnreal Engine 3
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
ReleaseWindows
  • NA: 8 August 2012
  • EU: 17 October 2012
iOS
  • WW: 18 March 2013
Xbox One
  • WW: 30 January 2015
PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
  • NA: 10 February 2015
  • EU: 11 February 2015
  • AU: 1 September 2015 (PS4)
OS X, Linux
  • WW: 24 November 2015
Genre(s)Puzzle
Mode(s)Single-player

Unmechanical is a 2.5D puzzle video game developed by Talawa Games and published by Teotl Studios.[1] It was released in 2012 for Windows.[2] It was later available for iOS. It is available on Steam, GOG.com, GamersGate, OnLive, Rain, Desura and on the App Store.[3] Unmechanical: Extended is an extended edition of the original game, developed by Czech developer Grip Games. It features new levels and bonuses. It was also released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2015.

Gameplay[edit]

Unmechanical Gameplay

Unmechanical features puzzle solving and exploration. The game began as a student project. Unmechanical focuses on accessible controls that make it easy, and challenges you with a wide array of puzzles.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
iOSPCPS4Xbox One
DestructoidN/AN/A7/10[4]N/A
EurogamerN/AN/AN/A6/10[5]
FamitsuN/AN/A30/40[6]N/A
GamesMaster86%[7]N/AN/AN/A
GameSpotN/A7/10[8]N/AN/A
GamesTMN/AN/AN/A5/10[9]
OPM (UK)N/AN/A7/10[10]N/A
OXM (UK)N/AN/AN/A7/10[11]
PC Gamer (UK)N/A77%[12]N/AN/A
PC PowerPlayN/A7/10[13]N/AN/A
Aggregate score
Metacritic78/100[14]74/100[15]75/100[16]66/100[17]

The iOS and PlayStation 4 versions of Unmechanical received "generally favourable reviews", while the PC and Xbox One versions received "average" reviews, according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[14][15][16][17] In Japan, where the PS3 and PS4 versions were ported for release and published by Cross Function on October 21, 2015, followed by the Xbox One version on December 21, 2015, Famitsu gave the PS4 version a score of one eight, one seven, one eight, and one seven for a total of 30 out of 40.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engström, Jasper (3 December 2012). "Unmechanical the BIG Winner!". Unmechanical. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Unmechanical". Steam. Valve Software. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Unmechanical Home Page". Unmechanical. 2012. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  4. ^ Nakamura, Darren (10 February 2015). "Review: Unmechanical: Extended (PS4)". Destructoid. Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  5. ^ Parkin, Simon (2 February 2015). "Unmechanical: Extended review (Xbox One)". Eurogamer. Gamer Network. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  6. ^ a b Romano, Sal (10 November 2015). "Famitsu Review Scores: Issue 1406". Gematsu. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Unmechanical (iOS)". GamesMaster. Future plc. June 2013. p. 86.
  8. ^ Neigher, Eric (24 August 2012). "Unmechanical Review". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  9. ^ GamesTM staff (April 2015). "Unmechanical Extended [Edition] review". GamesTM. No. 159. Future plc. p. 110. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Unmechanical: Extended Edition". PlayStation Official Magazine – UK. Future plc. April 2015. p. 87.
  11. ^ "Unmechanical: Extended Edition". Official Xbox Magazine UK. Future plc. March 2015. p. 82.
  12. ^ "Unmechanical review". PC Gamer UK. Future plc. December 2012. p. 66.
  13. ^ "Review: Unmechanical". PC PowerPlay. No. 207. Next Media Pty Ltd. October 2012. p. 72.
  14. ^ a b "Unmechanical for iPhone/iPad Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  15. ^ a b "Unmechanical for PC Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  16. ^ a b "Unmechanical: Extended Edition for PlayStation 4 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  17. ^ a b "Unmechanical: Extended Edition for Xbox One Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

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