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The easiest way to describe this game would be Uncharted minus the gunplay. There is some action and adventure but Vertigo Games seems to be targeting the casual gamer market. It's not just the "non-violent gameplay" as they advertise it. Like Uncharted there is a lot of climbing and jumping while exploring, but the difficulty level is always fairly low. Unlike Uncharted you have to really, really try in order to die, which may bore some hardcore gamers. While there's some boobie traps and a nameless "black thingie" chasing after you there's never any bad guys per se.
As a standalone title the one fallback is that this game is a one-player game only with no online content or no unlockable story extras like extra stages or extra weapons. Instead, it is just a static one-player story game with a lot of depth but once you beat it, you either shelf the game in your collection, trade it in for credit, or replay the same story.
Overall I felt this was a good beginning to the series of episodes, but only as a beginning. Most of the beginning seems like a tutorial for a full length game. Considering this is only a single episode that lasts a couple hours at max this means the gameplay does not get too interesting until a third of the way in. I'm hoping future episodes will ramp up the complexity of the adventuring and the puzzles.