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Abzu

The first project by Giant Squids, an independent studio founded by Matt Nova – the artistic director of the extremely successful game called Journey, created for PlayStation consoles.

Adventure | TPP | under water | indie games | experimental/art | exploration games

Abzu cover

developer: Giant Squid

publisher : 505 Games

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

02Aug2016

PC PS4

06Dec2016

XONE

29Nov2018

Switch

Abzu created for PC, PS4 and XONE is a game developed by an independent studio Giant Squids. However, this isn’t heir debut in the video game industry as the founder of the team, Matt Nava, has already worked as the artistic director on Journey, developed by thatgamecompany.

Gameplay

Abzu is an ambitious and artsy project. The action takes place at the bottom of an ocean, and your objective is to simply explore the underworld – swim, investigate nooks and crannies, reveal secrets of the depths, and interact with the dwellers of this majestic environment.

Technical aspects

The title’s artistic value consists not only in stylish visuals, but also in the soundtrack. It is composed by Aystin Wintory who has also worked before on Journey.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game may be frightening or scary for young children.Game contains depictions of violence.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Quad Core 2.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 780/Radeon R9 290X or better, Windows 7 64-bit
Minimum: Dual Core 3.0GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 750/Radeon R7 260X or better, Windows 7 64-bit