Don’t starve: Shipwrecked is the second part of a famous series of games under the Don’t Starve franchise. There are 3 parts to this series of games, ‘Don’t Starve’, ‘Don’t Starve: Reign of Giants’ and ‘Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked’.
What is Don’t Starve?
All Don’t Starve games are survival / adventure games. In these, you are will be in a hostile and dangerous world where you have to scavenge for food and fight against the harsh environment and even scary and insidious monsters that lurk in the dark. These games originally came out for PC on Steam and shocked people worldwide with how creative and fun they are.
But at the start all ‘Don’t Starve’ games where only available on PC and Android users could only be sad… especially since these games are extremely compatible with being mobile games. The low poly and texture appearance, the fun and wacky art style and even the fact that the game itself seems suitable to being a mobile game based on the gameplay… Everyone wants to play it on their smart phones! Yet the small developer team wasn’t able to launch the game on mobile until… now!
The latest and arguably most fun version of Don’t Starve is now available on mobile! Android users can get ‘Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked’ from the play store!
Click this link to download from the play store: Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked
The story of Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked
The story of this game is that you have been transported into an alien island world. You will have to sail, fish, harvest and scavenge for food. At night time, the dark is also dangerous, you will need a light source to light up your nights or risk being killed by evil monsters in the dark. Shelter, clothing, and even certain appliances to protect you from seasonal dangers are needed. In volcano season, you will need a way to stay hydrated and cool. In flooding season, you will need to find a way to keep your base from drowning in water!
Explore, survive and enjoy! Strong bosses and dangerous zones also exist!
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How good is the Android version?
One question that comes to mind is how well the android version holds out compared to the PC version. Well, surprisingly smooth.
The controls feel easy to use and not an issue, you can navigate through the many menus and items in your inventory with easy. Cutting down trees and mining rocks feels just as fun on the mobile version as the PC version. One issue though is that your mobile devices screen size can affect how easy or difficult navigating the item creation tabs. It is advised you play this game on a tablet or large screen device. Smaller smart-phones might cause issues in term of ease of use.
The gameplay of Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked is just as good on the mobile version as the PC one. One issue though is that if your mobile device has a weak processing system, you might experience a lot of lag and frame-rate issues. Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked is a pretty intensive and heavy game, make sure you have a good smart-phone for optimal and smooth gameplay. Lower-end devices will struggle to run the game and cause crashes.
Should I download Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked for Android?
Well, if you have a strong device and also really enjoy the game, then you should definitely give this game a try! Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked is an amazing time killer game for mobile use. But if your device is not very strong or has a small screen, consider giving this game a pass. Because you might suffer too many lag and crashing issues.