Florence

Florence

By Annapurna Interactive

  • Category: Games
  • Release Date: 2018-02-13
  • Current Version: 1.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 982.22 MB
  • Developer: Annapurna Interactive
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 1,115 Reviews)
  • Price:
    $2.99
Florence App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
From 1,115 Reviews
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Florence App Description

Florence is an interactive storybook from the award-winning lead designer of Monument Valley about the heart-racing highs and heartbreaking lows of a young woman's very first love. Florence Yeoh feels a little... stuck. Her life is an endless routine of work, sleep, and spending too much time on social media. Then one day, she meets a cello player named Krish who changes everything about how she sees the world and herself. Experience every beat of Florence and Krish's relationship through a series of mini-game vignettes - from flirting to fighting, from helping each other grow... to growing apart. Drawing inspiration from 'slice of life' graphic novels and webcomics, Florence is an intimate and unforgettable story.

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App Reviews

  • I cried...

    5
    By Jhguyguyguugguu
    Unexpected ending but very fun (albeit short) and emotional to play. To anyone who has ever been in love... play this.
  • Beautiful, Unique, and Soothing

    5
    By Imani Danzy
    I really love the game play. It was different from the usual. It connected with me on an emotional level on different aspects of adulthood and passion. The music grabs you and engulfs you into the game play. The artwork was beautifully Hand-drawn. There were some parts that were not clear like when cleaning the room making sure you clicked on everything. Maybe the developers should add an indicator of spots in the room you should click on if you missed a spot. Other than that the gameplay was smooth and enticing. :) Much Love!
  • A Carefully Crafted Love Story

    4
    By pixelPATRICK
    Florence is what I think of when I think of the phrase “video games are art” mainly because of its carefully crafted aesthetic and subtly poignant narrative. It’s also what I think of when I hear the popular rebuttal: “This is a movie not a video game!” — a phrase one often hears when presented with interactive media with limited player choice. To be clear, I very much enjoyed Florence. At the heart of the game is the story of modern romance from start to end. The game pulls no punches narratively, reminding the player of the joys and difficulties of love. Alongside this is a clever use of artistic design, which can be described as accessibly gorgeous and reminiscent of art you may have kept in your high school notebook. This is partnered with music that seems diligently composed to reinforce the visual aspect. The drive to appeal to emotion does not stop there: the interactive aspect forces the player to be in the eponymous Florence’s story: you have to tap on the dating apps, drag his stuff into your home, and try to complete puzzles that mimic what it’s like to be in those conversations that define our relationships. The lack of options may be my biggest complaint with Florence. The other is the game’s short playtime. If it weren’t for my habit of playing only when I’m sitting in the subway, I imagine I would have finished in under an hour. Even then, these are complaint so I mutter halfheartedly. What is clear to me is that the developers of this game had a clear vision of a love story and stepped towards that vision — self-assured and deliberate — and a branching story as well as an extended playtime with only compromise that vision.
  • A Wonderful and Heartbreaking Story

    5
    By Jenkins1012
    I don’t normally play games on my phone but something about Florence caught my eye. I had always heard wonderful things about Monument Valley and wanted to give Florence a chance. I’m glad I did. Even if broke my heart slightly in the process. I’ve been a fan of video games since I was a kid but Florence uplifts the medium in a way I have never experienced. It’s a short but powerful and incredible experience. If you get the chance, please delve into this beautiful story. It’s worth every penny. I think I really needed a game like this in my life at this moment. Thank you to everyone who put their love into this game. It shows and I’m a happier person after completing this. Thank you, thank you!
  • Great except that I couldn’t eat the crust

    5
    By Lynn's little crust
    I love my crust. Pizza crust, bread crust, the earth’s crust... You’re game was perfect but next time please let me eat the crust.
  • Affecting. Play even if you don’t play games. ESPECIALLY if you don’t

    5
    By Photographer in CLE
    For less than the cost and a little more than the time it takes to consume a latte, Florence tells a story about stagnation and growth. I don’t want to spoil too much, but the mini games are usually super simple, but are in good service to the story of the game. There aren’t any fail states, and the decisions are more personal than practical. I wish more “story games” had this level of integration tho. It’s smart stuff. You’ll see what I mean.
  • Fantastic

    5
    By Guestfyg
    Story-motivated gameplay. We need more experiences like this. Awesome.
  • A work of art

    5
    By xpurposex
    I can’t tell you the last time a “game” like this moved me so deeply and profoundly. If you have a heartbeat, you must experience this.
  • 100% unique

    5
    By metalbaton
    Anyone who says games aren’t art should play
  • Cute, lacks finesse

    2
    By ElChipoMaldito
    Pretty, on par with a webcomic.

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