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Topic: Do an Impressionism - 11-11: Memories Retold Review
Steve Farrelly
AusGamers Editor
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Location: Sydney, New South Wales

In the onslaught that is the tail end of the year where game releases are concerned, it's great to see some of the smaller, less big-budget efforts also making an impact. Over the past week we've been looking at an interesting game from Wallace and Gromit creators, Aardman Animation, in partnership with DigixArt, that focuses on two characters from opposite ends of the world dovetailing their stories in relation to World War I.

And while we mentioned "less big-budget efforts", we'd be remiss not to mention the two main leads here are voiced by Elijah Wood and Sebastian Koch.

Here's a snippet from our review:
"It’s an incredibly remarkable concept from a gaming perspective, and it’s one the studio’s felt would be even more impactful with a unique painterly style of visual presentation -- a sort of “moving painting”. Problematically, for mine, this is more a distraction and presents as a basic camera app filter than as a moving visual representation of the period, or of the drama Harry and Kurt face. It could well have been better handled if it wasn’t such a broad stroke, so to speak, as nuance and detail is lost in its dancing, colourful strokes. Honestly, it could have had the impact they were hoping for with some refinement, or if each chapter or new location perhaps represented a different art style, as opposed to the straight-up impressionist angle that plays throughout..."
Click here for our full 11-11: Memories Retold review.
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