Minis: Echoes is a Minigames game available on the PSP.
Minis: Echoes is a Minigames game. Mini games come in a variety of shapes and sizes. What unites the genre is the speed with which players can pickup the games and the relativley short time requried to complete a level or two.
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Echoes is a good examples of frivolous gaming. It's one of the new PSP Mini range that are soon playable on the PS3 as well. As such, it doesn't offer anything more than a distraction compared to meatier games. What it does offer though is challenging fun for five minutes, even if it's not exactly thought provoking. More suited to PlayStation Portable then than big brother PS3
Echoes is a very simple concept that is deceptively difficult yet addictive. There is a semblance of a story involving a girl transported to a dream world, but it's all rather tenuous and something that I doubt anyone pays attention to. The game was easy to get to grips with. I had to collect gems littered around a maze. It sounded simple enough until the game pointed out that every time I collect a gem, an 'echo' appears and follows the path that I took to get to the gem. Touch the echo and you die. Again, it was still quite simple at first, but as the levels became increasingly more complex, so did finding a path that was free of echoes. The music was encouraging me to move faster and faster through each maze, making the action feel very frantic.
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