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Summer Trip Cruise (2023) is a traversal game where you guide a cruise ship on sightseeing missions. Play is like a fairground boat game where you steer left or right with the wheel/rudder and throttle. It stands out for the simple controls and forward thinking that combine to create a mission-based drifting race game.

You are the new captain of a cruise ship who must carefully (and speedily) guide his vessel through waypoints to the destination. The on-screen rudder controls are intentionally awkward in a way that forces you to process not only where you need to go but how to translate that to the available inputs.

As you progress you visit more challenging waters with currents, rocks and whirlpools. Each different country you visit has its own architectural style, environment and music. At first, the challenge is simply surviving each cruise but as you improve you can get rewards if you manage to make the perfect journey in the shortest time possible.

The result is a game equal parts calming and frustrating. You need a deft touch and savvy steering to nail each voyage. It can take lots of goes to get it right, but when you do it's really satisfying.

Our examiner, Jo Robertson, first checked Summer Trip Cruise 14 months ago. It was re-examined by Andy Robertson and updated 14 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action and Traversal game with Brain Game, Race, Sequencing and Simulation elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 1 minute and 2 minutes to play a round of this game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.

Skill Level

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need a good amount of restraint and patience to do well. Being willing to fail and try again is important as is learning from these mistakes. You need to be able to think ahead to change directions before it's too late.

CostsCosts

Summer Trip Cruise usually costs £10.99. 

Summer Trip Cruise

Steam StoreSALE PC £10.99 £5.49 until 22/07/2024
Steam Store Mac £10.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 25/05/2023

Price: 50% off

Out Now: PC

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Traversal (Brain Game, Race, Sequencing and Simulation)

Accessibility: 16 features

Components: 2D Overhead and Cartoon

Developer: Gius Caminiti (@GiusCaminiti)


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