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That Dragon, Cancer

Rating Summary

Based on 40 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

68%

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Based on 40 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCJan 12, 2016

Developer: Numinous Games

Genre: Interactive Story

A journey of hope in the shadow of death. An immersive narrative videogame that retells Joel Green’s 4-year fight against cancer through about two hours of poetic, imaginative gameplay that explores faith, hope and love.
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An understandably personal work, That Dragon, Cancer's sentimental excesses place a minor dent in a powerful, brave game.

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That Dragon, Cancer tells a valuable story despite its uneven delivery.

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Although not every part of That Dragon, Cancer works, it's a crushingly intimate game that left me thankful for the people who are still in my life, and reflective on those who are not. I'm so grateful to the Greens for sharing their experience.

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A very brave attempt to use video games to inspire empathy and share grief over one of the most sensitive subjects imaginable.

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