Planet of Lana
|a game by||Wishfully|
|Editor Rating:||9/10, based on 2 reviews, 1 review is shown|
|User Rating:||7.8/10 - 8 votes|
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|See also:||Anime Games, Action Games, Action Adventure Games, Manga Games, Puzzle Games, 2D Platformer Games, Side Scroller Games, Games Like Limbo, Games Like Inside, Games Like Cuphead|
Among the colorful two-dimensional puzzles, noteworthy independent projects. One of them has already caught the attention of hundreds of thousands of users. We are talking about Planet of Lana. It captures the attention from the first seconds thanks to the interesting visual style. And then it captures you with its story.
A world created by hand
Planet of Lana is a mixture of a 2D platformer, side-scroller and puzzle game. Representatives of Wishfully, an independent studio based in Sweden, are working on it. Thunderful Publishing distributes the product.
The main feature of the game – it's completely hand-drawn characters, cut-outs and backgrounds. Dozens of professional animators were used to create them.
Welcome to a marvelous new world
The action of Planet of Lana takes place in the far future. Mankind has learned to travel to other galaxies and conquer entire worlds. In one of them lives a girl named Lana. Once upon a time her planet was a real paradise for people from Earth and local flora and fauna to live together. However, over time, everything has changed.
Now the harmony of the planet is broken. And disagreements between its inhabitants in the past have spawned hundreds of strange creatures and unpredictable mechanisms, ready to destroy anyone who gets close to them.
Lana is forced to embark on a dangerous journey to find and save her sister. Together with the girl her faithful friend begins the way and – similar to a small cat animal named Mui. Together the friends will go through a lot of difficulties. They must solve dozens of unusual puzzles of nature. This is the only way they can learn the main secret of the planet and give this world and all its inhabitants one more chance for a happy existence.
Advantages and disadvantages
The game recalls such hits as Ori and the Blind Forest and its sequel Ori and the Will of the Wisps. It is also a bright and distinctive platformer with original puzzles. However Planet of Lana has a number of significant differences, which many users have already written down in the undeniable pluses. They consider the advantages to be:
- The unique hand-drawn visuals
- Well thought out in detail the setting and plot
- The original design of the representatives of flora and fauna inhabiting an unusual planet
- Interesting game mechanics
- Exciting puzzles
And the complexity of the tasks as you go up gradually. It all depends on the location and the speed of the user to make the right decisions.
The main drawback of the game many critics have already called a short storyline. On assurances of the developers it can be significantly increased in the future. The process of adding new chapters will take place gradually, as the artists will draw new locations after communication with the writers and game designers.
Planet of Lana is a colorful puzzle game with stunning visuals and an interesting storyline. Fans of 2D-platformers in an unusual setting with a lot of puzzles, this project is a must to check out.
Download Planet of Lana
- PC compatible
- Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP