THE GOOD: Visually impressive. Great audio. Establishes a suitably unsettlingly atmosphere. Colour system great in theory.
THE BAD: Gameplay way too slow and sluggish. A little picky in controls. Extremely vague at times. Very difficult and punishing.
Sometimes a certain game will pop up that decides it wants to shy away from the norm and deliver a rather unique gameplay experience. When The Void puts the entire game focus around colour and how it is used to affect the protagonist and the environment then any gamer should sit up and take notice.
Things get off to a wonderful start with the visuals. The Void is a cold desolate place intentionally washed in dark muted shades of grey. The designers were able to truly convey a sense of emptiness and loneliness here and the player is left at unease at they explore. The environment is also quite surreal, with layouts pulled from deep within the mind. You can find towers extending high into the sky, branches twisting and turning in various di...