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Beyond Eyes

Rating Summary

Based on 25 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

61

Top Critic Average

17%

Critics Recommend

Based on 25 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 8, 2015
Xbox OneAug 4, 2015
PCAug 11, 2015

Developer: Tiger and Squid

Publisher: Team 17

Genres: Art, Adventure

Beyond Eyes is a modern fairy tale about finding courage and friendship as you carefully guide young Rae on a life changing journey, uncovering an incredible world, step by step. Blinded as a young child, and reluctant to leave the protection of her family home, Rae’s world is once more shattered as Nani, her pet cat, goes missing. Summoning up all the courage she can muster, Rae learns to face her fears and ventures out into the world, to find her best friend.

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IGN

5.5 / 10.0
Ryan McCaffrey

I badly wanted Beyond Eyes to use its attractively whitewashed look and novel, visually limited ideas to tell a much more moving story whose empathetic lessons could've stayed with me long after the end credits rolled, but it didn't. Only its ending taps into this potential, and it's a shame the rest of its short playthrough time couldn't follow suit.

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PC Gamer

75 / 100
PC Gamer

Over quickly and hardly exhilarating, but illuminating in a way games rarely bother to be.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

This whimsical and original game mimics the disorientating effects of blindness, but fails to build meaningfully on its initial idea.

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Destructoid

4 / 10.0
Jed Whitaker

You'd be better off visiting your local art gallery than spending full price on this, so give it a pass until it eventually drops in price.

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