- Publisher: Nakana.io
- Release Date: Jul 9, 2021
- Also On: PC, PlayStation 4, Switch
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Jul 19, 2021Ultimately the story doesn’t make the most sense, especially with the substantial shift I had at the end, but that didn’t affect my enjoyment of the game overall. It was beautiful and complex. Silly characters and a surprisingly deep and thought-provoking story kept me wanting to see how it would play out. With this being Paralune’s first game, I was completely blown out of the water with their work. They found a way to balance a mechanically simple game and an emotional story very well. I look forward to my next adventure with them.
Jul 20, 2021At the heart of Mythic Ocean is the notion that complex societies are resistant to one-size-fits-all, top-down solutions, no matter how benevolent a ruler’s intentions are. Such an obvious lesson is not exactly a revelation, but I enjoyed the manner in which the developers illustrate the point — with levity and a plot twist that reminded me of the fiction of Jorge Luis Borges.
Jul 19, 2021Mythic Ocean surprised me as I enjoy a good dose of philosophy if done the right way. The game is very relaxing and not overly challenging when it comes to helping the gods or searching for the lost pages. The real challenge comes when you have to make a decision on which god should create the new world. It really does make you think, and that choice is not simple to make. I believe it was designed that way to show the power of influence you have in both this fictional world and the real world.
Jul 5, 2021There is nothing daring or complicated about Mythic Ocean. It’s not substantial, being one-and-done in a couple of hours, without a convincing reason to play again. But it has something to say about the difficulties of friendship, and it achieves a meditative state that allows you to unwind as you navigate beautiful environments.
Jul 12, 2021Mythic Ocean has an interesting premise but its flaws do not allow this premise to reach its full potential. The gameplay is limited. You explore in search of pages and golden weights in a world that is visually pleasing but not that interesting to traverse. And then you talk to the different gods looking for the creator of the new world. Although these conversions have interesting results, the background of these conversions is not motivating enough.
User score distribution:
Positive: 0 out of 1
Mixed: 1 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Jul 11, 2021Mythic Ocean
Cute and Calming
Mythic Ocean is a 3 and a half hour long adventure game, you’ve lost your memories, this eel tells you to goMythic Ocean
Cute and Calming
Mythic Ocean is a 3 and a half hour long adventure game, you’ve lost your memories, this eel tells you to go explore, find and talk to these gods, so you do just that, you explore this tiny ocean floor, talk to sea horses and dolphins, find each areas god, they’ll usually have an issue that requires you to find and talk to the other gods, so youll do a lot of fast traveling back and forth, talking to this one, choosing the right dialogs to get them to help the previous god and solve their issues, its really a nice calming game, there isn’t much else to it… you swim around, talk to fish, there are no puzzles, there are some hidden pages for this book for oyu to find that you can use to help sway th outcome of th story though… as there are multiple endings, one of the gods gets to become the new creator and start a new world..
but I was surprised how much I enjoyed just relaxing and how calming this game was, any sort of anxieties were calmed as the fish would talk to me and I would talk to them through their problems..
Mythic Ocean wont blow you away, there are no crazy cinematics and I didn’t really ejnoy the story going on,
But this was a special experience, one more about hey, relax and meet some new friends, hear their stories, and push them on a right path to their happiness.
I give Mythic Ocean
a 6.5/10… Full Review »