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Submitted by Trexman89 2218d ago | review

PlayStation LifeStyle - Afrika Review

PlayStation LifeStyle writes,

"Developer Rhino Studios and publisher Natsume have finally brought Afrika, a photography sim, over to the West, though perhaps they left the fun on the plane." (Afrika, PS3) 1/5

doctorstrange  +   2218d ago
I really appreciate unique games, like flower
but this one really seems to have missed the mark
Fishy Fingers  +   2218d ago
Ha, I wouldnt of expected anything less. Everything about this "game" screams crap.
callahan09  +   2218d ago
I think it's relaxing. I got it for the same reason I got Aquanaut's Holiday. I don't think it's crap at all. It's just different.
Fishy Fingers  +   2218d ago
Perhaps I'm being a little closed minded, I'm sure your not alone in enjoying it, but for my tastes it's just everything I don't want in a game.
Trexman89  +   2218d ago
i saw this coming a month ago, when nobody mentioned anything about a story or exploration or anything else that would be interesting or fun
Myst  +   2218d ago
I could see myself buying this to gain relaxation ( the same as I did with flower ). Games such as those two are good for relaxing the mind, and I played flower before writing a paper, honestly it calmed me down a lot more than my metal music does, even though I played it while writing the paper.

Honestly the game doesn't seem to be for everybody, but to me it seems like something I could sink my teeth in to.
GrandTheftZamboni  +   2218d ago
I like to wake up naturally and it takes a while. I found Flower to be perfect before I get out of the bed. Afrika seems to be another low adrenaline game, which I might consider for the same purpose. Before I go to sleep I like Persona 4. To get a boost of adrenaline for the rest of the day I'll do the shooters and fighting games.
ftwrthtx  +   2218d ago
Seems like a niche game that's destined for low sales in the US. It did well in Japan and Hong Kong though, and I think that was their main goal. The US seems to be an afterthought since it's been available in Honk Kong, in English, for some time.
Johnny Rotten  +   2218d ago
I'd like to try it out, too bad they didn't make it a download title.
dopeboimagic92  +   2218d ago
Dang, wasn't this game originally a first-party title in Japan? SCEJ needs to step their QA up to the standards of SCEA and SCEE. I mean, games like Folklore and SIREN: Blood Curse (although both that I own and love) can't compare to the first Uncharted, Ratchet & Clank, and even the first Resistance and Motorstorm which came out around the same time and before the release of these 2.

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