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Osmos [iPad, iPhone, Games]


Osmos for the iPad has been getting quite a lot of coverage since the release and considering CAN is still without an iPad (yes!!, we should probably open donations..), we thought we’d mention it and point you to some of the in-depth reviews already out there. Originally an award winning PC, Mac and Linux game from now takes on multitouch. See the iPad version video guide at the bottom of the post.

(photo by steguis)

Enter the ambient world of Osmos: elegant, physics-based gameplay, dreamlike visuals, and a minimalist, electronic soundtrack.

Your objective is to grow by absorbing other motes. Propel yourself by ejecting matter behind you. But be wise: ejecting matter also shrinks you. Relax… good things come to those who wait.

Progress from serenely ambient levels into varied and challenging worlds. Confront attractors, repulsors and intelligent motes with similar abilities and goals as you.

Nominated for 4 IGF awards. Winner of the D2D Vision award and IGN’s Editor’s Choice award. Winner of “Best in Show” and “Fun/Compelling” at IndieCade. Selected for the PAX 10 and more.*

..and here are some reviews and you can judge for yourself..

Osmos for iPad In-Depth Review : 148Apps ★★★★☆
‘Osmos for iPad’ Review – A Beautiful Award Winning PC Game Meets Multi-Touch Controls : TouchArcade

Platform: iPad
Version: 1.6.1
Cost: $4.99
Developer: hemispheregames

///UPDATE 5.08.2010: Osmos is now also available for the iPhone and you can get it here.

  • ck

    A great game indeed … I'm struggling with one of the levels though. Don't remember the name of the level off the top of my head but it's 8 of 8 which makes it not easier at all.