Me too. In fact, just the other day, I was stuck in Target waiting endlessly for a prescription to be filled when I remembered that my Nintendo DS was in my purse. I carry it around for times just like those.
Of course, I had my favorite game loaded in the DS: Zenses Ocean. As soon as I began playing, my tension was eased and the time just flew by.
I also suffer from insomnia and the game helps me to relax and unwind at night. The music is so soothing and the graphics take you away to another world. The clean, fresh look as well as the calming soundtrack reminds me of a spa getaway. Click here to see the trailer so you can watch and listen for yourself.
Zenses Ocean comes with the following highlights and features:
- Allows players to escape from the stress of daily life while challenging the mind, body and spirit through relaxing puzzle games, soothing ambient sounds and authentic rainforest and oceanic visuals.
- Designed for casual play – whether it’s for three minutes or for a three-hour escape – and offers a collection of six easy to pick up, yet addictive puzzle/brain games that are as fun as they are challenging.
- A clean, fresh and “spa-like” interface and highlights the earth’s natural wonders and beauty.
- A pleasant mixture of 2D and 3D. Zenses is controlled using the stylus only. Not a single key press is necessary.
- Includes a high-quality, ambient soundtrack. Music from the game can be downloaded for free. Just click here and go to "Music Download."
Release Date: November 2008
Platform: Nintendo DS™
Rating: Rating E for Everyone
Target: Female casual gamers
Languages: English, Spanish and French
Developer: Shin'en Multimedia
Publisher: The Game Factory/zenses
Price: $29.99 each
Where to Buy: Available now online and at retailers nationwide (Target, Wal-Mart, amazon.com, among others)
Zenses Ocean transports me to my favorite place on the earth....the beach. The puzzles are "inspired by the movements of the tide, rippling water, riffs and corals, beach vegetation and sea life."
"An indulgent, soothing experience, Zenses Ocean includes high quality visuals and ambient sounds inspired by the natural sounds of the sea. Subliminal addictive puzzles such as Zen-Stones, Hot Spot, Shell Twirl, Turtle Turn, Pearl Diver and Wave Breaker were created to give players an escape from the stress of every day life."
Ahhhh! Just what my busy mind needs to unwind.
Shell Twirl is my favorite puzzle. There's just something soothing to me about dragging all of the pretty shells into their rightful places.
For more information on Zenses Ocean, click here. While you're there, don't forget you can download the spa-like music for free. You can also click on "Words of Wisdom" to view inspirational quotes.
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