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Small Radios Big Televisions

Rating Summary

Based on 29 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

31%

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Based on 29 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Nov 8, 2016
PC2016

Developer: FIRE FACE

Publisher: Adult Swim

Genre: Adventure

Small Radios Big Televisions is a game about exploring digital worlds stored on analog media.
Travel through the deserted structures of disused factories, finding tapes of virtual worlds left behind. Some of these tapes may contain clues to help you progress, some need to have their worlds distorted and ripped apart by magnetic fields to discover what’s stored inside.

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Destructoid

8.5 / 10.0
Raymond Porreca

Despite its brisk pace and sparse storytelling, Small Radios Big Televisions manages to feel like a complete handcrafted package. The game shines when you're weaving between corridors and virtual worlds hunting for keys to a mystery among forgotten places and glitchy spaces. Like any great mixtape, Small Radios is packed with moments worth remembering, even if feels like it should be just one song longer.

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IGN Spain

7.5 / 10.0
IGN Spain

A different kind of puzzle game, perfect for those who want something not very hard but calm proposal.

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God is a Geek

7 / 10.0
Chris White

It's not a bad puzzle game by any means, and the virtual worlds add intrigue and wonder, but overall you won't be going back after finishing the two-hour playthrough.

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Push Square

5 / 10
Stephen Tailby

While very short and suffering from some control issues, Small Radios Big Televisions mostly succeeds in delivering a fun, bizarre adventure game. Its presentation is its greatest strength, offering moments of tranquility and also of total obscurity. It's a shame that the puzzles never grow beyond their initial design, as the premise practically begs to be expanded upon. Hopefully a more fleshed out sequel can introduce some new ideas, as there's the core of a good game here. It's just not quite long enough or varied enough, so you may want to rewind your expectations before pressing play.

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