The folks at the Tokyo Game show are sending back high resolution screens of titles like Heavenly Sword
, but a smaller title that will be on the console is available to play now. Recommended by Tycho
in Friday's post to Penny Arcade, the game fl0w
has more to offer than just good looks. It's actually a part of a designer's thesis, using the concept of flow theory
to make a title more enjoyable for the player. Despite its roots in academia, this beautiful gem may go on to have a fond place in the hearts of console gamers. Joystiq has a hands on with the PS3 version
: "FlOw was running at 525p (480p) -- the graphics were akin to what we've seen the Nintendo Wii produce. We aren't sure if the title will available brick-and-mortar or as a download (or even packaged in the console's hard drive). If priced correctly, flOw could end up an essential title similar to what Geometry Wars represents for the Xbox 360 -- a small, casual game with mass appeal sold for pure profit." Download the game
, and give it a try.