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The Artful Escape

Beethoven & Dinosaur, Annapurna Interactive
Sep 9, 2021 - Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

78%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
75 / 100
Eurogamer
Recommended
IGN
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
TheSixthAxis
8 / 10
Shacknews
6 / 10
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THE ARTFUL ESCAPE | Developer Walkthrough

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THE ARTFUL ESCAPE | Release Date Trailer

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THE ARTFUL ESCAPE | Brief Overview


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Critic Reviews for The Artful Escape

An eye-popping musical adventure that will leave you with a serious case of galaxy brain.

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A lurid and generous trip through the iconography of seventies rock.

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There hasn't been a guitar-based adventure as excellent as The Artful Escape since Bill met Ted.

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The Artful Escape is a short but oh-so-sweet platformer that will have you bopping to its impossibly catch beats and transfixed by its beauty

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It won't challenge your platforming skills, and the action boils down to galactic Simon Says, but The Artful Escape is a gorgeous experience that makes you feel utterly cool

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Rock opera and space opera meet for some artful escapism.

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The Artful Escape is an enigmatic coming of age story, wrapped in reverb-laden riffs and space opera shenanigans. It is quite unique, and absolutely unmissable.

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While The Artful Escape does a strong job with its presentation and sense of style, it still suffers the same drawbacks as most adventure games, particularly with the boring-at-best game mechanics.

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