Slime Rancher Review
Posted: 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Different types of slimes can be combined and grown by feeding them specific items, and sometimes "plorts" from other species. If a slime east more than two different "plorts", it becomes an aggressive malevolent black slime called the "Tarr", which cause havoc in the farm and must be washed away with precious water.
The appeal of the game is in the open-ended farming, not unlike Stardew Valley. Only here you are in a 3D open world and with a more focused remit of farming just slimes. That said, there are many different kinds that lead to a complex web of collecting, feeding and breeding. This is extended by the scarcity of a particular slime determining its market price, a small touch that adds a layer on realism to the otherwise unreal experience.
Rating: PEGI 3+, ESRB EVERYONE
Release Date: 14/10/2016
In-game purchases offer more aesthetic options for the world via "The Galactic Bundle" and "The Secret Style Bundle".
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.
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