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Minute of Islands

Studio Fizbin, Mixtivision
Jun 14, 2021 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch

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80 / 100
13 / 20
The Games Machine
8.3 / 10
70 / 100
Push Square
7 / 10
8.2 / 10
Screen Rant
4 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Minute of Islands


No Recommendation / Blank

Minute of Islands is a beautiful thing, but the gameplay can't keep up and there's no real narrative to be found.

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Minutes of Islands is truly an impressive game, both visually and narratively. While its slow-burn nature might deter some players from experiencing what it has to offer, it's hard not to admit that it does what it does well.

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13 / 20

Tainted by minimalist and overly repetitive gameplay, Minute of Islands is a gloomy, colorful and beautiful painting at the same time that stands out only for its pencil stroke.

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Minute of Islands is an adventure where the story and its themes get the main stage, while the gameplay is mostly there to get the story going, but it stands among other games thanks to the depth of its narrative. The added value are the outstanding illustrations, sort of a mix between Attack on Titan and Adventure Time, that manage to create a fresh, colourful, intriguing, but at the same time disturbing world, just like Mo's adventure.

Review in Italian | Read full review

I think that playing through Minute of Islands is worth your time if you enjoy dark themed stories and distinctive art, but don’t come with high expectations for the puzzles or platforming.

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Still, the overall effect is pretty strong. The lovely presentation pairs nicely with the melancholic story, and you're left with a short but atmospheric and intriguing adventure.

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It only takes just over four hours to fall in love with Minute of Islands, an indie adventure that plays with the user's expectations, attracting him with his boyish graphic manhood in a corrupt, exhausting island world, with an uncertain history, as on the other hand, the nature of the characters acting within it is uncertain.

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Light on puzzles, high on atmosphere.

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