Botanicula

PC, MAC, LINUX / Adventure / Release: Apr 19, 2012 / ESRB: U

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Botanicula review

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Botanicula review

Following up on the imaginative work in its post-apocalyptic Steampunk world of Machinarium, Czech Republic-based indie developer Amanita Design has given birth to another memorable new world. Botanicula blends together a traditional point-and-click adventure with a world of oddball creatures to create an astounding experience.

Read more: Animated events tell the story »

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Botanicula pre-orders get goodies in apology

Botanicula pre-orders get goodies in apology

Botanicula starring in a 'pay what you want' Humble Bundle on the very day it launched certainly was an unexpected treat for most of us, but less so for those who pre-ordered the adorable adventure game. To make amends, developer Amanita Design has whipped together an apology package for those who pre-ordered, with treats including Machinarium.

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Humble Botanicula bundle launches

Humble Botanicula bundle launches

A new Humble Bundle has launched, celebrating the games of Amanita Design -- including the newcomer, Botanicula. The nature-themed adventure title is the standout of the set, but it includes five games in all for paying above the minimum. Plus, true to the game's message, you can contribute to a conservation charity.

Read more: Machinarium, Samorost 2 included »

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Botanicula skittering onto PC this month

Related Topics – Botanicula, Amanita Design, PC, Mac
Botanicula skittering onto PC this month

The latest charming game from Amanita Design, maker of Machinarium and the Samorost series, now has a release date. The IGF Award-winning Botanicula is slated to launch for PC, Mac and Linux on April 19.

Watch: Five friends skitter and scatter »

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Fez wins IGF 2012 Grand Prize

Fez wins IGF 2012 Grand Prize

The movers and shakers of the indie scene came together at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco last night for the 2012 Independent Games Festival awards ceremony, where prizes aplenty were handed out to this year's winners and future stars.

Polytron's eternally in-development puzzle-platformer Fez lifted the Grand Prize and $30,000, four years after it won an IGF award for Excellence In Visual Art. Other notable winners include Dear Esther, Frozen Synapse, and Spelunky.

Read more: All the night's winners »

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IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

The finalists for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival's Main Competition have been announced, highlighting some of the greatest indie games to come out in the past year. Indie game fans might notice a couple of familiar titles like the oft-nominated platforming adventure Fez (by Polytron) and Alexander Bruce's mind-melting first person puzzler, Antichamber. That said, the IGF juries have selected a number of less-exposed titles that are well-deserving of some recognition.

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Amanita announces Samorost 3, Botanicula, PS3 edition of Machinarium

Amanita announces Samorost 3, Botanicula, PS3 edition of Machinarium

Fabulous indie developer Amanita Design has unveiled a full slate of projects at a GameCityNights event in England, including several new games and a PlayStation 3 edition of top adventure game Machinarium.

New adventure game Botanicula is expected around the end of the year, PC Gamer reports. The site describes it as "a point-and-click adventure about five tree critters on a quest to save their home’s last seed from a pack of evil parasites." Splendid! Read more »

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