Beyond Eyes MastheadBeyond Eyes Masthead

Beyond Eyes

Rating Summary

Based on 26 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating


Top Critic Average


Critics Recommend

Based on 26 critic reviews
Spread the word:

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 8, 2015
Xbox OneAug 4, 2015
PCAug 11, 2015
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

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.

Beyond Eyes Critic Reviews

View All (26 total)


No Recommendation / Blank

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

Read full review

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.

Read full review

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

Read full review

Maybe it's petty to lay into a game for what it could've been, but this game, though unique, charming, and well-executed, feels like an appetizer when I really wanted a meal. Although the story doesn't feel cut off, it just feels too brief overall. I'd have preferred a game that ended when I wanted it to end. Still, I'm impressed with the job Tiger & Squid did with Team17's faithful help. It is at least a solid, unfettered artist's vision, not sullied by AAA expectations and producer's interjections. For that, I'll take this short trip any day.

Read full review

Audience Reviews

There are no audience reviews yet! Click the button below to add the first one!

Where to Buy

Green Man Gaming
Beyond Eyes Launch Trailer thumbnail

Beyond Eyes Launch Trailer

Beyond Eyes Screenshot 1
Beyond Eyes Screenshot 2