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Bee Simulator on the Nintendo Switch is a unique game experience that combines educational messages, fun mechanics, and a ton of bee puns.
Bee Simulator completely nails the fluidity and speed of bee flight. This is a great tool to have when exploring the world within the game. It isn't a true simulation title. Rather, it throws in a story and collectibles for a wider audience. And if you're into learning new factoids about insects and animals, Bee Simulator wraps all these things into one. Be wary, though, as the NPCs can come off as empty and robotic, sometimes taking away from the immersion.
Overall, my experience with Bee Simulator has been very positive. As someone whose father owns bees, it was cool to see things from the inside of the hive. Flying around and see things from a bee's perspective was also a very cool thing to play out. The game is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC for $39.99 USD.
Magnificient music and quite nice gameplay. First of all, a great educational game for children, but also older players can have fun.
Review in Polish | Read full review
Bee Simulator does a very good job of conveying the life of a bee while adding in enough gameplay elements to make it qualify as a game
Overall, I had a pleasantly surprising experience with Bee Simulator. I enjoyed the tone of the game, the art style and the depth to the level design. I liked being able to explore a world from a different perspective, investigating all the different nooks and crannies this game has to offer.
Bee Simulator is a very valuable and important game for the younger audience as it offers a crucial lesson in life. Learning more about the life of the honeybee offers a fun interactive learning experience and thanks to the variation in gameplay, it's fun to play until the end. It's a bit of a shame the game suffers from technical issues because those are really holding it back from being incredible.
Though simplistic and lacking in some variety, Bee Simulator is a great introduction to open-world games that everybody can enjoy and is also a towering celebration of Mother Nature's most vital workforce.
Bee Simulator bears the markings of a fun action game, as well as of an educational experience. With its myriad of information about bees and an enjoyable, relaxing gameplay that will be welcomed by both children and adults, Bee Simulator would benefit from more precise controls, as well as from a more polished visual environment but nothing that precludes it from being a fun experience.
Review in Portuguese | Read full review
Calling it a simulator is a stretch, but this relaxed and friendly adventure does a great job at showcasing just how great bees are