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Thursday, June 22, 2006
Gambare Natsuki-San is an excellent puzzle platformer by Alpha Secret Base, borrowing a few elements from an obscure PSX game called Umihara Kawase Shun. The rope has been replaced with a metal gadget, able to extend and grab on to walls and ceilings.

Press the Z key to activate it, and use the directional keys to move around while holding down the same button. Jump using the X key, and tap the C key to bring up the pause window. Selecting the third option from the main menu will take you to the tutorial, complete with demonstration regarding controls and advanced techniques.

The objective of the game is to collect all food items, while avoiding water and contact with spikes. It's entirely possible to finish all fifty levels in one sitting. Very addictive and highly recommended.

To download, click on the Ver1.02 link, next to the word 3.8MB. When you've accessed the Vector site, select the gray tab. Click on the link containing the word HTTP, then the first link in the box to grab the file.

Name: Gambare Natsuki-San
Developer: Alpha Secret Base
Category: Platform
Type: Freeware
Size: 5MB
Blogger Mike K said at 6/21/2006 03:02:00 PM:  
Indeed, a cool game. I like how you can jump from the chain, just it can be a little tricky to do.
Blogger Tim W. said at 6/21/2006 08:10:00 PM:  
took me a while to get used to it as well. :)