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Review: Space Age is pixel-perfect nostalgia

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The games that shape you in your childhood tend to linger in your memory long after you finish playing them. I can't open an exploratory game like Gone Home or Myst years before, insisting my dad not leave the room because I was too scared to go alone and too excited to not have someone to talk to.
Playing [URL="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/space-age-a-cosmic-adventure/id922380267?at=10l3Vy]Space Age[/URL] stirs a very different set of memories ? ones founded in explorative delight, or frenetic frustration from just missing the final piece in a boss fight for the fifth time. They trust the player and tease them, compelling them forward with a great narrative all the while confounding them with dastardly puzzles and note-perfect timing.
It's been a long time since I played a game and failed a mission with a smile on my face and a goofy "aw, rats, I almost had it!" exclamation, but Space Age brings all that out and more.

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