Review: She remembered caterpillars (Nintendo Switch)

A fungipunk fantasy about love, loss, and holding on, told in the format of a color-based puzzle game. A tale as the bond between parent and child, this lush and bewildering title will have players testing their wits against a variety of challenges, all beautiful and very strange.

Pros:

  • Hand drawn artsy graphics.
  • 2.26 Gb download size.
  • Touchscreen support-you can play it all with a touchscreen.
  • Puzzle gameplay.
  • Has a nice stop-start animation effect.
  • Gameplay-move all characters to their goal leaf, all characters are colored and this not only sets their goal lead but also what route they can and can’t take.
  • The story is presented between chapters.
  • Merge-combine characters to make a new color.
  • Decent brain workout.
  • Simple layout for the levels.
  • Chilled soundtrack.
  • A lot of eureka moments.

Cons:

  • No tutorial level.
  • No real explanation.
  • Next to no replay value.
  • Very basic puzzles.
  • No difficulties.
  • Novelty wears off.
  • No hints/tips button.
  • Never sure of progress.

  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Accessibility - 6/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10
6.8/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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