Tiny Thor Reviews

Tiny Thor is ranked in the 63rd percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
8 / 10
Aug 3, 2023

Tiny Thor is a well-crafted retro platforming adventure that no fan of 16-bit gaming will want to miss. Though its controls can be a tad frustrating and its difficulty can be occasionally inconsistent, there's no denying that this a thoroughly enjoyable experience from stem to stern, especially for those who enjoy a fittingly old-school challenge. We'd give this a strong recommendation to anyone looking for another solidly built neo-retro platformer to add to their collection, though we'll caution anyone with slower reflexes to brace yourselves for a rough time. In all the best of ways, Tiny Thor feels like a lost Sega Genesis game, easily worth your time and money.

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6 / 10.0
Sep 19, 2023

Tiny Thor is a cute, colorful 2D platformer with a fun, nostalgic style. But an over-reliance on genre tropes and under utilization of its mythological source material mean it doesn't stand out from the wealth of similar games.

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4 / 5.0
Aug 10, 2023

Tiny Thor is a well put together game and those looking for something with a challenge will of course enjoy this title. The challenge is hard but fair and the difficulty curve does not spike too rapidly. There are also accessibility options available for those that require this, which is always a positive in my book. Finally to answer my statement from the start after playing this title I can say this game was left in the oven for the perfect amount of time.

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7 / 10.0
Aug 4, 2023

These kinds of instances do more to point out the games' limitations instead of highlight them. Still, those fiending for a new throwback challenge have got your work cut out for you. I really enjoyed my time with the 30 some odd levels of Tiny Thor, but more so in spite of itself than because of it.

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Aug 3, 2023

Tiny Thor may be a tough game at times but its formula remains a rewarding one complete with awesomely-designed stages, a health system that's reminiscent of Yoshi's Island, and oodles of satisfying collectibles that are cleverly hidden throughout.

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Aug 8, 2023

Tiny Thor is an excellent love letter to retro games not just because it looks and plays like a game from decades ago, but because it’s still highly playable in the here and now.

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85 / 100
Jun 29, 2023

Everything about Tiny Thor is very generous in terms of being loyal to old platformers and executes the idea well. Graphics, soundtrack, gameplay, the very basic storyline, art style, and many more little bits of creativity added to Tiny Thor makes it a worthwhile experience for both old-timers and newcomers.

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7 / 10.0
Jun 18, 2023

Tiny Thor successfully captures the spirit of retro puzzle platformers while injecting its own unique twist, but it’s a classic example of a game that is easy to pick up but hard to master.

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Jun 10, 2023

Tiny Thor, for me, was a pleasant trip down the retro platforming avenue. Although I enjoyed it, the experience might not be for everyone. The game does bring with it some of the retro baggage. Levels do get very tough, requiring precision platforming to fully conquer. The health system isn’t that great, and levels do feel a tad long, reducing the drive to go back to explore for all the secrets. Still, the game gets so much right with tight controls, brilliant presentation and a challenge that may be tough but is rewarding if you stick with it. You will likely feel worthy if you decide to take up the hammer with Tiny Thor

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8 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2023

Although Tiny Thor may seem like a pretty simple platformer when you first encounter it, is actually quite complex. You will need to become a master of Thor's hammer and find the most effective ways to use it in order to progress throughout Asgard. The game never feels stale as each level brings some new gameplay element to continue to challenge the player and offer opportunities to use Thor's hammer in creative ways. Whilst the level of difficulty and the lack of health is a bit frustrating, fans of fast-paced, ever-changing, cute platformers will find a lot to love in Tiny Thor.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jun 6, 2023

Tiny Thor offers a compelling platform experience with a combination of unique challenges and mechanics, nostalgia-inducing visuals, and an immersive soundtrack. An easy recommendation for those who want to relive the vibe of games that we can only put down after reaching the commendable 100% mark.

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