PixelJunk Eden 2 is a stylish sequel to an indie classic
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PixelJunk Eden was ahead of its time. The idea of a download-only indie game with arty, abstract 2D graphics and a pulsing techno soundtrack doesnât sound remotely unusual in 2020, but there really wasnât much like Eden when it dropped on the PS3 in 2008. Developed by Kyotoâs Q-Games, with music and visuals from local-artist-turned-creative-director Baiyon, Eden was a hypnotic triumph, if a little more challenging than its chill vibe might have led you to expect.
Now we have a sequel, PixelJunk Eden 2, which is coming out today as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. Much of the content and music is repurposed from a 2018 mobile game, Eden Obscura. If itâs new to you, though, Eden 2 will feel like a true sequel â and one that can be friendlier…