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Game Box for Flower (PC)

Flower

Another innovative title from thatgamecompany, the authors known for the very original games such as flOw or Cloud. This time, the gameplay focuses on free exploration of your surroundings, as well as observing the changes caused by the forces of nature.

Arcade | logical elements | indie games | experimental/art

Flower cover

game release date:

12Feb2009

PS3

15Nov2013

PS4

11Dec2013

PSV

28Sep2017

iOS

14Feb2019

PC

Flower for PS4, PS3 and etc. is a second title from an American studio thatgamecompany. The game has been released in 2009, as a fruit of the cooperation and an exclusiveness deal between the developer and Sony Computer Entertainment company. Flower, as well as Journey, or flOw have placed a bar high for other creators of original and unconventional games for PlayStation, winning a number of awards from critics, reviewers, and the players themselves. The port for a new console of the Japanese developer has been released 4 years after its predecessor premiere, becoming one of the first digital titles for PlayStation 4.

Gameplay

During the gameplay, the player has the ability to control gusts of wind, interacting with numerous elements of the environment, mostly the titular flowers. The game gives the player various challenges, depending on his progress, and zone in which he is currently. The tasks mostly focus on gathering petals from following flowers, which leads to a number of events (e.g. starting windmills). The whole gameplay has been divided into few stylistically different levels that are connected by simple introductory animations.

Technical aspects

Flower for PS4, PS3 and etc. puts a lot of emphasis on using the unique functions of PlayStation controller, which allows for many interesting moves. It should be noted that the controls were designed to satisfy both the beginners, and the hard-boiled gamers. The visuals of Flower were designed to take advantage of console hardware, really setting the bar pretty high for similar games. For example, the player can notice grass blades that realistically react to wind gusts, as well as changes in the environment resulting from its influence. A definite highlight of the game is a large freedom to explore your surroundings.

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Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

Sony PlayStation 3

Uses: PlayStation Network

Sony PlayStation 4

Uses: PlayStation Network

Apple iOS

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 750 Ti / Radeon R9 270 or better, Windows 10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i3-2125 3.3 GHz / AMD A8-5600K 3.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 650 / Radeon R7 260 or better, Windows 7 SP1 64-bit

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