Game Review: The Gardens Between Us

The Gardens Between Us
Developer: The Voxel Agents
Publisher: The Voxel Agents
Release Date: 20 Sep, 2018
Genre: Adventure, puzzle
Platform: Switch (available on mobile, Playstation, Xbox, Steam etc)
RRP: $24.95 AUS depending on platform


The Gardens Between is a surreal puzzle adventure that follows best friends, Arina and Frendt, as they fall into a mysterious world of beautiful garden islands. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and discover the secrets of each island.

The Gardens Between Us is a beautifully crafted puzzle game that takes you on a whimsical journey through a dreamlike world. The game’s unique mechanics, where you control time to solve puzzles, add a new layer of challenge and depth to the gameplay. Each level is a mini adventure in itself, with new landscapes and puzzles to discover as you progress through the game.

The visuals are stunning and the attention to detail is impressive. The game’s art style perfectly captures the magical and surreal atmosphere of the game, and the music and sound design further enhance the immersive experience.

What sets The Gardens Between Us apart is its emotional depth. The game tells a poignant story of two friends, Arina and Frendt, as they journey through memories and moments of their friendship. The game’s narrative is expertly woven into the gameplay, and the emotional payoff at the end is worth every puzzle solved.

Overall, The Gardens Between Us is a masterpiece of a game that deserves a spot in any puzzle lover’s library. It’s a beautiful, emotional, and memorable experience that will stay with you long after the game is over.

All video games are purchased by myself or gifted from a friend.


About Nemo

A lover of kittens and all things sparkly, Nemo has a degree in English Literature and specialises in reviewing contemporary, paranormal, mystery/thriller, historical, sci-fi and fantasy Young Adult fiction. She is especially drawn to novels about princesses, strong female friendships, magical powers, and assassins.

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