For those who are room escape aficionados, the cravings can hit any time of the day or night; the gnawing sensation of wanting just a nibble, something to satisfy the yearning for a tasty and delicious puzzle. Well, hanker no more for Robamimi is back, and that fabulous designer of some of the best room escapes available has brought a nutritious treat in the form of Hungry, an amusing little point-and-click room adventure that will satisfy one craving while substituting another.
Yes, food is the theme this time around and it is on display in this sparse yet beautiful little room just waiting for someone to come along and take a bite. Or several bites, because there's more than one consumable present. Everything we've come to expect from Robamimi is here: elegant puzzles and solutions, mellow music, an easy inventory, and even a save function. All you have to do is use the arrows on the sides of the screen to wander around and taste the challenge (and the food) as you try to solve your way out, using both the amazing built-in hint feature, the changing cursor (to indicate hot-spots worth investigating), and your own imagination. This is one of Robamimi's smaller efforts, but welcome nonetheless as a perfect snack.
Feeling a bit peckish? Want to sate the late-night cravings? Hungry is definitely the way to satisfy your hunger for a fun, logical room escape. Just be warned, though, because while Hungry may conquer your escaping hunger, it may also cause a bad case of the munchies for something more substantial than instant cup-o-noodles. Time to take a bite!
Note: The game comes in two languages, Japanese and English. To play the English version, make sure it says "Japanese" on the title screen when you begin, and vice versa. Also, if you have trouble connecting you can also try the alternate site.