Insomniac’s Song of the Deep holds a special place as the first game published by GameStop’s new publishing company, GameTrust. It must set the standard for GameTrust as a publisher and show that Insomniac has not lost its touch.Luckily, Song of the Deep is a steal for only $15, and shows that there are still ways to be creative and innovate in the Metroidvania genre.The plot follows a girl named Merryn, whose father is lost at sea before the game’s start. She builds a submarine out of scrap parts and goes searching for him. When she goes underwater, she sees the world from her father’s bedtime songs and stories, which she previously had thought to be made up. Along the way, she makes a few friends, and uncovers a whole lost civilization under the sea.The story is told through a single narrator, who does different voices for anyone or anything Merryn comes across. This is a interesting style, and helps establish the overall dreamlike and storybook-esque feeling of the game. While the narrative hits a little bit of a lull in the middle of the game, it picks back up towards the end, and truly makes you care about Merryn and her quest.The soundtrack by Jonathan Wandag is a varied… Read full this story
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