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  • Summary: Also known as Out Of This Worl; and released across more than a dozen platforms since its 1991 debut, Another World has attained cult status among critics and sophisticated gamers alike for its cinematic effects in the graphics, sound and cut scenes.------------------------------------------------AN IMMERSIVE ADVENTURE WITH UNIQUE STORYTELLING------------------------------------------------Another World™ bridges the gap between Cinema and Action Adventure games with a completely new style of fluid, cinematic, storytelling.Hurtled through space and time by a nuclear experiment gone wrong, you'll need to dodge, outwit, and overcome the host of alien monsters and deadly earthquakes that plague the alien landscape you now call home. Only a perfect blend of logic and skill will get you past the deadly obstacles that lie in wait.-----------------------------------------------------------20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR IPHONE & IPAD-----------------------------------------------------------• Switch between Original/HD graphics by using 2 fingers at any time• New intuitive touch controls or classic D-pad• 3 difficulty modes, Normal (easier than original game), Difficult (Equal to original game) and Very Hard (more difficult than original game)• 100% remastered Sounds and FX• Game Center with 13 achievements• Universal version (iPhone/iPad)• 5 languages support (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)-------------------------------CURIOUS? More info (official page) Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. 100
    The puzzles in this platformer are unforgiving-expect to die a lot-but rarely too mind-bending. The basically non-verbal story is energetic and thrilling, and in spite of a relatively short amount of gameplay (one or two hours for many) Another World still feels like a standard-setter in action-game design.
  2. Sep 23, 2011
    For those who owned Another World in the 90s, the 20th Anniversary version for iOS is a boon as it adds new challenges while remaining just as intriguing as it did back then.
  3. Oct 3, 2011
    Getting through Another World is not a cakewalk; it's a difficult and challenging game.
  4. Sep 23, 2011
    One of Another World's largest shortcomings, which is really a product of its original design, is that it's more of an exercise in repetition than actual skill.
  5. Sep 27, 2011
    Real attention has been paid to making sure justice has been down to this handheld version. Everything you loved about the 1991 release is here to savour, and the game has translated surprisingly well to the iPhone. Just beware the crazy difficulty.
  6. Oct 5, 2011
    If you're from the crowd that remembers it the first time around, you'll get the chance to revisit an artful and wonderfully atmospheric gaming oddity filled with sudden deaths and clever set-pieces. If you're new to it, you're probably in for an hour or so of intrigued confusion, followed by a quick trip to a FAQ.
  7. Sep 23, 2011
    A lovingly remastered version of an iconic game, but sadly one that will only frustrate and annoy when not viewed through rose-tinted spectacles.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Nov 14, 2013
    I played this game for the first time on my Ipad, without any feelings of nostalgia toward it biasing my opinion, and I absolutely loved it. The gameplay is awesome and the atmosphere is immersive. The story is conveyed extremely well. It's not as hard to beat as some people say it is, just make sure to explore and experiment. It is challenging, but well worth it. Expand
  2. May 24, 2012
    Best story telling in a game I have ever found. The gameplay never gets repetitive. The graphics and sciece fiction ambiance are amazing considering the limitations of the original time of release. On top of that everything feels cool. All of it is achieved thanks to the amazing creativity of the producers and the will to break with norms and commercial imperatives. Expand
  3. Dec 20, 2013
    Uno de los mejores juegos de toda la historia, innovó en la época y aún a día de hoy sigue inspirando a muchísimas personas a realizar videojuegos, lo realizó Eric Chahi, sin duda un gran juego Expand
  4. Nov 25, 2013
    Another World resurrected! One of the best games ever made! Éric Chahi should be known and praised by every gamer on this planet for this beautiful gem he offered to the world 20 years ago! Expand
  5. Jul 26, 2014
    I cannot endorse this game enough. In a market where games are all about as much possible playtime for hours and hours of mindless entertainment, it's hard to come across a game like this. This is the pinnacle of game design. There is no forced tutorial, and only an optional controls screen (which is completely unnecessary because of how well the game teaches you the controls by itself). The story telling is fantastic. It's insanely difficult to tell such an endearing and exciting story without using any dialogue or names for each character. It's the most pure storytelling I've ever encountered. It may not be complex, but it's dang good. But most importantly, this game is fun. There is no overused game mechanic. The entire short experience brings new things every second. This game is fantastic. I love it. Best hour of a game I've ever played. Expand
  6. Jun 19, 2013
    Terrible... Let's all have fun kicking worms and getting chased by dark monsters while having to avoid the same worms. Oh and don't worry if the worms bite you, you'll just have to replay the same scene a million times till you get it right.

    If you have a good story to tell just write a book about it or make a cartoon out of it. Adding stupid controls to a cartoon and having the player play the same scene a hundred times till he gets it right is not what I call a "game".

    I really wonder why this was remaid, there are tens of amazing games from the same age that just don't get on your nerves in the first 5 minutes. I don' understand how people can give this a positive rating. I love lots of old games but this simply sucks.