Duet from Kumobius takes an easy activity of turning 2 dots in a circle and transforms it into an obstacle by increasing some upbeat, yet eerie electronic music along with an upcoming feeling of failure that hangs over your every action.
In Duet, you use your thumbs to control two circles that are put on the other sides of a ring. The ring is there for visual functions and offers simply as a tip of the track that the circles spin on. The circles interact with wall surfaces that collapse the display, and your difficulty is to rotate the circles to stay clear of the walls. If you struck a wall, you die and are shaken back to the start of the level. The wall surface that you struck also is discolored with the “blood” of your circle and these blood blemishes enhance every time you fall short. The video game advises you to “keep tranquil and stay clear of every little thing,” and that is sage insight, also if it is hard to subscribe to.
It’s just with a carefully choreographed series of movements that you will have the ability to make it through a level. With the background songs and the beautiful back and forth motions of the circles, the video game has a dance-like feel– a dancing that you undoubtedly die in, however a dancing nonetheless. Duet supplies an interested mix of simplified gameplay, panic-inducing impending failure, and collaborated controls that when incorporated is surprisingly pleasing.
Duet is offered in the iOS App Store for US$ 2.99. It is a global application, compatible with both the iPhone and iPad.