Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion

Rating Summary

Based on 21 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

48%

Critics Recommend

Based on 21 critic reviews
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5 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

Due to the short running time the game never satisfactorily unpacks its story, mechanics, puzzles, or gameplay systems. This is one turnip harvested just a little too soon.

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7 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

You know what? I was pleasantly surprised by Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion. It’s by no means a ground-breaking release and doesn’t do anything special, but it delivered a lot more than I expected. The adventure itself is fun, the world is pretty to look at, and the writing is clever and funny. Who would have though tax evasion could make for a fun gaming experience? Not me.

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4.5 / 5.0
Apr 22, 2021

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is ripe to be picked and placed in your library.

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6 / 10
Apr 24, 2021

Lasting a few fun hours, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is a simple but effective Zelda-like adventure in a colourful veggie-filled dystopia. However, this salad dodger’s gameplay is derivative of dozens of other better games, and it doesn’t really do anything to explore its novel concept.

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Liked
May 4, 2021

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion will likely attract an audience thanks to its cute graphical style and bizarre yet humorous premise. It does feel like it could have done with a little more content and the meme humour is likely to be hit or miss for some people. But if you’re looking for something short and sweet this is a good title to pass the time with before your next intensive gaming project. Just don’t expect it to teach you anything about Taxes.

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8 / 10.0
May 4, 2021

Looking at the whole, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion scores many points for its creativity, which oozes humor with its characters, situations and dialogues. These circumstances, coupled with beautiful visuals and interesting challenges, generate an extremely kind journey, which enchants even with the very short expiration date. So, evading taxes and tearing up declarations are activities so fun that they make me recommend them.

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75 / 100
Jun 1, 2021

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is a very fun metroidvania for all players, with a curious story that will last us 3 hours if we are very complete, which perfectly mixes various musical styles with a sensational Pixel-Art aspect.

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6.5 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2021

I want to like this game more than I did, and while I enjoyed Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion well enough, the experience is over far too soon. It would seem that Turnip Boy got off light this time. Must have been for time served or good behavior.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 24, 2021

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is a super cute and pun filled game starring an adorable Turnip who is in financial trouble and obsessed with ripping any paper he can get his hands on. Will he ever pay off his debt?

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60 / 100
May 3, 2021

As is sometimes the case with comedy films, the premise and promotional material for Turnip Boy ends up being funnier than the end product. This brief and mostly shallow adventure is rarely amusing, but it at least looks charming in the process.

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