Before the PSP was even released, I knew I liked the look of Archer MacLean's Mercury…but didn't like the look enough to buy the game right off the bat. In fact, I guess I should confess and say that I basically bought every PSP game I was even halfway interested in before buying Mercury.
Tag: Awesome Studios
The abstract nature of the game ensures Mercury is entirely suitable for any audience, and Parents need only exert caution when judging how appealing a tricky puzzle game about liquid mercury will be for their younger children. Fans of classic single-screen puzzle games like Tetris and Puyo Pop might like […]
In essence, as with the familiar single-screen action of Lumines and Meteos, Awesome Studios' contribution to this new wave could be accused of conservatism. Core gameplay involves completing maze-based goals by safely guiding a globule of mercury up ramps, around nerve-jangling precipices, along conveyor belts, over bridges, through cog systems, across precarious platforms, etc., and all within a time limit.