Over the last couple of weeks IJ has been trying out Freakyforms Deluxe for the Nintendo 3DS. The idea is that you create your own characters called formees by selecting different body parts and altering them to the size and colour you want.
The formees are then brought to life and you use them to play a variety of different games. There are worlds to navigate, quests to complete as well as dungeon exploring and coin collecting.
New abilities are unlocked as you progress through the game and your own personalised planet grows as more formess are created. Here’s a preview:
It’s a very creative game and there’s the option to produce many different types of formees. I haven’t quite worked out how to create anything half decent but IJ loves the game and has had a lot more success. It’s obviously quite straightforward to play as she bypassed the instructions and just got on with the game.
This isn’t a game of high graphics like many of the other 3DS games we’ve tried, but it’s creative rather than action-packed so that doesn’t really seem to matter. The fun is in creating something unique and then seeing it come to life.
There are also opportunities to showcase your formees with other Nintendo 3DS users using StreetPass or via QR codes, which adds an extra element to the game. Players can also utilize download play so two friends can play together using just one copy of the game.
Freakyforms Duluxe is priced at £19.99. We received a free copy from Nintendo to review.