Alba and a very Mediterranean adventure
The creators of Monument Valley, Ustwo, have repeatedly shown that they are capable of doing some really good things in video games. They demonstrated it with that title, with its sequel and with other subsequent proposals. Now they come back to charge with Alba: a wildlife adventure.
The new game, they already let see through a small teaser a matter of a few months ago, is finally released for PC and iOS devices. From today you can access it through Steam if you play on your computer or Apple Arcade if you want to do it on the iPhone or iPad. However, they will soon comment on their plans to bring the experience to other platforms. We do not know which consoles, but we do hope that it is not missing in the Nintendo laptop, because there you could also enjoy it a lot.
As for the game itself, with the first trailer with gameplay, it offers us a story as simple as it is attractive. In it you will have to take on the role of Alba, a girl who goes on a trip to a Mediterranean island to visit her grandparents. When he arrives he meets an animal in danger and that makes him wonder if the local fauna does not need help to survive and face the different dangers it threatens.
So, without thinking much about it, he decides that during that summer he will invest his vacations in helping as many animals as he encounters while traveling the island from one point to another. That will involve rescuing squirrels that have been poisoned, dolphins that reach the shore and need to return to the sea to survive, or different types of birds and other animals that you can identify with the help of a notebook with the local fauna and your mobile phone. Luckily she will not be alone, she will also have the help of her grandfather and her friend Inés.
Incredible graphics and music for a very traditional setting
With very striking graphics, reminiscent in certain aspects of the coloring of Animal Crossing New Horizons, one of the great values of this new game is the same that it shares with previous proposals from the studio: the atmosphere capable of achieving.
In this case, for those of us who live in UK or areas of the Mediterranean even more so. Because as can be seen from elements such as the diary or the animal book, in addition to the occasional detail of the island itself, the inspiration is very clear.
So, if you are looking for a title to enjoy your subscription to Apple’s gaming service or your children do, in addition to the list of essentials from Apple Arcade, this can be a great option. Not forgetting what we discussed, which is also available through Steam.