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Video GameLovely Planet (Series) Review
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Posted: 4 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Lovely Planet is a shooting game which focuses on athletic flow and accuracy rather than headshots and gore. You jump and shoot your way through five worlds full of treacherous enemies with your trusty pop-gun. It's an unusual, almost balletic, shooting game that's both challenging and non-threatening.

You play by moving and jumping your way through the world. The aim is to get through the level as quickly and as accurately as possible. You balance jumping, dodging and taking aim as you rush through each environment. There are multiple secrets hidden deep within each world which mean you are likely to play through each level many times. You can also set personal and world record times.

There are three versions of the game:
  • Lovely Planet (2014) Original game.
  • Lovely Planet Arcade (2016) Puzzle-oriented first-person shooter
  • Super Lovely Planet (2017) Third-person platform in which the player controls a bouncing ball.
  • Lovely Planet 2: April Skies (2019) Sequel shooting game.
  • Lovely Planet Remis (2021) Collection of levels from the previous games.

The result is a game about shooting that feels more like a sport and less like armed combat. It's a great alternative to more violent shooters, but also a great challenge in its own right.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 31/07/2014, updated in 2016

Price: 75% off

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Wii U and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Platform, Shooting and Traversal

Developer: Quick Tequila (@QuickTequila)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 4 hours and 6 hours to complete. There are hundreds of levels through five worlds and you will want to attempt them multiple times to perfect your score.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Although it looks quite childish, it's actually a touch challenge that even teenagers can enjoy.

CostsCosts

Lovely Planet usually costs £4.79 to £7.99. 

Lovely Planet

Lovely Planet 2: April Skies

Steam Store PC £7.19
Steam Store Mac £7.19

Lovely Planet Arcade

Steam Store PC £4.79
Steam Store Mac £4.79

Lovely Planet Remix

Steam Store PC £5.19
Steam Store Mac £5.19
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Lovely Planet Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@QuickTequila) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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