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In Other Waters

Rating Summary

Based on 45 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

80%

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Based on 45 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCApr 3, 2020
Nintendo SwitchApr 3, 2020

Developer: Jump Over The Age

Publisher: Fellow Traveller

Genres: Art, Survival, Adventure, Interactive Story

A lone xenobiologist, adrift in an alien ocean. ** WINNER OF THE INDIECADE 2019 JURY PRIX AWARD ** Play as an Artificial Intelligence guiding a stranded xenobiologist through a beautiful and mysterious alien ocean. A non-violent sci-fi story, enter a world of wonder, fear and vulnerability, unraveling the history and ecology of an impossible planet. What will you discover together? EXPLORE AN ALIEN OCEAN: Freely dive into an expansive section of seafloor, from shimmering reefs to inky depths. Unlock upgrades and make discoveries that allow you to open up new paths, uncovering strange creatures and environments as you do. SEE THE WORLD THROUGH AN AI LENS: Navigate an elegant, intuitive UI via touch or mouse controls. Interpret signals, set headings, and map the ocean through experimentation and intuition. BECOME AN XENOBIOLOGIST: Discover and catalogue species through observation, scanning, taking samples, and interacting with alien life. Read Ellery’s notes, look at her sketches, and help her classify an entirely new ecosystem. PLAN YOUR DIVES: Choose whether to study creatures, investigate secrets or dive new areas, then come back to your base to study samples in the lab, chat to Ellery or read her journals to understand more about this world. BUILD A LASTING RELATIONSHIP: Through limited communication learn more about the person whose suit you inhabit, and help guide her towards a terrible truth. What you experience together will bring you closer.

In Other Waters Reviews

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A gentle and engrossing underwater sci-fi game that will have you thinking about more than what lies beneath the waves.

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Hypnotic art, otherworldly audio and captivating writing meet in an undersea exploration game that wants you to take your time.

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Minimalist adventuring that's original, clever, and soothing – and a perfect example that gameplay and atmosphere is always more important than high-tech graphics.

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In Other Waters succeeds more as an exercise in world building than as an exciting adventure game

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In Other Waters - Coming April 3 to Switch & PC

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