Click here to go to the Absolute Playstation homepage
sony playstation psone sony playstation 2  ps2 sony playstation 3 ps3 Sony PSP PlayStation Portable PlayStation Homepage Contact Absolute PlayStation Staff Playstation Site Map playstation cheat codes playstation expert game help playstation game walkthroughs useful playstation websites play free videogames
ps2 playstation 2 news playstation game release dates playstation community discussion forum playstation blog sony playstation customer service
Aqua Aqua PS2 PlayStation2 Playstation 2 PStwo

Aqua Aqua

Aqua Aqua images
more Aqua Aqua game images below
more Aqua Aqua game images below
more Aqua Aqua game images below
more Aqua Aqua game images below
more below...

Review of Aqua Aqua

These days everything seems to hinge on the quality of a games graphics, often at the expense of game play. It makes a change to see a game where the rulebook has been thrown out of the window and playability has become the most important criteria. This is what the developers of Aqua Aqua: Wetrix 2 have done.

Probably best described as a combination of 3D Tetris, Populous and perhaps a little bit of Sim City, Aqua Aqua is an interesting beast. The Training Mode offers a very good introduction to the games concepts, which basically revolve around building a 3D landscape using Tetris style blocks. These can be rotated and then placed so as to form lakes which hold water falling from the top of the screen. Fireballs are introduced which evaporate the water, rainbows are created when enough water has been collected, and bombs cause large-scale destruction if placed just in the wrong place. Create a deep enough lake, and a Lake Mate will live in it swimming around and increasing the score…

Sounds strange doesnt it? I couldnt agree more, however start a couple of the Training exercises and thats it! Youre hooked! Obviously, they dont have to be completed, but they explain the aim of the game pretty well and it saves having to spend time reading the manual.

Have you finished Training yet? Great, on with the game… Story and Quick Puzzle provide the basis for one player gaming, being essentially the same, except that Story mode includes monster attacks and completion is rewarded with several secret levels being unlocked. Two player gaming is also catered for, with each players land being shown in vertical split screen. Unfortunately the game trips up a bit here since the lands are quite large, making them difficult to see.

Start playing and all is not quite as it seems. The idea is pretty basic, but can be devilishly difficult to get right and be good at. Just as things are apparently going well, either you place a block in just the wrong place, an earthquake happens destroying most of the landscape, or a monster attacks..! Frustrating ? Hell yes, but its addictive nature will bring you back again and again for just one more go.

The graphics in the game are crystal clear and super smooth, but pretty basic using plain, bold colours to define everything. No complex textures here… They could be described as almost Nintendoesque in style but this doesnt really affect the games appeal, and photo realistic graphics arent really an issue in a puzzle game. There are some rather smart effects though, with clear water splashing about, bombs exploding and rainbows appearing.

The sound and music are both functional. Some of the music is pretty New World in style, and instantly forgettable. At least its not some Rock/Techno crossover… The sound affects complement the style of the game, being basic but well executed, and the developers have used the vibration function of the DualShock to good effect. When an earthquake takes place, the pad practically shakes out of your hands.

OUR PLEDGE: We promise that we have fully played 'Aqua Aqua' before writing this review. The scores given above are our honest opinion and were not influenced in any way by the manufacturer or distributor of the game.

This review was written by James Goode © Absolute PlayStation

View more Aqua Aqua game images
Click here to view our 40 Aqua Aqua in-game screenshot slideshow

Have You Played Aqua Aqua ?

If you have owned 'Aqua Aqua' long enough to have formed a solid opinion on it, then click here to write your own mini review of Aqua Aqua.

Alternatively, if you would like to read what other gamers who already own Aqua Aqua think of it, click here to view all of our reader comments and mini reviews of Aqua Aqua.

Want To Know More About Aqua Aqua ?

playstation 2
playstation 3 news
PlayStation 3

 •  Game Cheats for PS2
 •  New PS2 Cheats
 •  PS2 News
 •  PS2 Games
 •  PS2 Game Guides
 •  PS2 Repair Guides

 •  PS2 Live Help

PlayStation 2
PlayStation Network
PlayStation Community
find playstation games

   Absolute PlayStation

playstation search
playstation 2

Aqua Aqua


Aqua Aqua was created by Zed Two and is a Puzzle Kids game.


Save the Aquas, manage the land and fight to stay alive.

Four modes of play, including Training, Quick Puzzle, Story Puzzle and a fiercely competitive 2 Player mode.

Progress through four un-lockable levels - Paleozoic Era, Mesozoic, Cenozoic Era and Ancient Civilization.

Hidden Bonus level once all levels have been unlocked.

Survive attacks from 4 ferocious monsters, falling bombs, ice cubes, fireballs and mines.

Collect power ups and attack before your opponent does.


• CD Media
• 60 KBytes required on Memory card per save (min)
• Up to 2 Players (without Multi-tap2)
• 2 way split screen multi-player option
• Uses Dual Shock2 Pad Buttons
• Uses Dual Shock2 Pad Analog Sticks
• Uses Dual Shock2 Pad Vibration facility

playstation 3 news
playstation 2 news
playstation 3 news
playstation network service
ps3 network
playstation network service

 • Games to Movies
 • Resistance fall of man..VS..Halo 3
 • Just want to give a big shout out..
 • Don't Forget - E3 Is This Week
 • PS3 Engineers Interview
 • Birthday Pressie
 • 1/2 Ton Wild Monster Pig - :( (Killed).
 • I have a husband!!!!!!!!
 • just for fun
 • PS3 - The Power To See and Be Seen
 • My young daughter dresses too racey

playstation network forumPlaystation Chat Forum

ps3 network

Contact Us

Absolute PlayStation News v3.00 © 1995-2007

Playstation | PlayStation 2 | PlayStation 3 | PlayStation Network | Play Free Games | Buy PlayStation Games
PS2 News | PS3 News | PSP News | Playstation News

Currently our most popular pages include the PS2 cheats for FIFA 2007 and Lego Star Wars 2 cheats, with Bully cheats for PS2 and Guitar Hero 2 cheats for the Playstation 2 coming a close second. Fans of Need for Speed Carbon on the PS2 will be pleased to see that its racing up the charts too.