The Japanese Suika Recreation (or Watermelon Recreation) has consumed my complete being and I can’t relaxation till I beat it.
Suika Recreation is a Nintendo Change sport by builders popIn, and the premise is fairly easy. You will have a field and also you get random fruit to drop into the field. When two of the identical fruits contact, they flip into an even bigger fruit. Two cherries flip right into a strawberry. Two strawberries flip right into a grape. Two grapes flip into a type of fancy clementines with the bump on the high. The chain retains going till you have got two honeydew melons flip right into a watermelon. It’s like a mixture of Tetris and 2048 however with lovable fruit.
On the planet of Suika Recreation, it’s been universally determined that in case you rating over 3,000 factors, you “win.” In fact, there’s no finish to the Suika Recreation. It goes on endlessly till all of your fruit replenish the highest of the field.
I discovered concerning the sport because of my social feeds displaying me endless posts of VTubers screaming about Suika Recreation. They have been both bragging about their excessive scores or lamenting their incapacity to attain over 3,000 factors.
The factor is, Suika Recreation is simply actually frickin’ exhausting. The sport has some physics concerned, so the fruit will bounce and roll round. In case you drop fruit in a line, the strain will construct up, squeezing a number of the fruit up or down in your field, shifting all the things round in new methods. There’s extra to it than simply dropping the identical fruit on to one another. Generally I’ll place a fruit and one thing magical occurs, permitting a sequence response of fruit combos to happen in lovely succession. Generally I’ll place a fruit and it’ll trigger my big honeydew to leap as much as the highest of the field, ending my run. The trajectory of my spherical modifications on a dime from one meager cherry placement.
The place did all of it go unsuitable …
Picture: popIn by way of Polygon
By no means in my life have I performed a sport the place I flipped between “Oh, it’s so over,” to “WE’RE SO BACK, BABY!” so many occasions. I really like enjoying drop puzzle video games like Tetris, Pokémon Puzzle League, and the like, so I’m no stranger to these flipping feelings, however Suika Recreation actually does one thing to me. Possibly it’s the lovable fruit illustrations. Possibly it’s the bouncing physics. Possibly it’s the taunting want to create a big-ass watermelon. I don’t know!
If you wish to check out Suika Recreation your self, there’s a simplified browser model (it even works on cellular), however the Nintendo Change model is extra in-depth, with extra bouncy physics and the flexibility to see the subsequent fruit you’ll want to put, permitting for extra planning. Nonetheless, because the Nintendo Change model of the sport is region-locked to Japan, we suggest sticking to the browser model till you’re able to commit. In case you’re prepared for that, now we have a information on find out how to obtain Suika Recreation on Change. Or possibly popIn will understand how huge the sport is getting and it’ll get placed on extra area’s eShops. We are able to solely hope.