Grow Up! Reviews

Grow Up! is ranked in the 38th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Aug 17, 2016

Grow Up takes everything that made Grow Home so entertaining and adds to it accordingly, but the predictability of any sequel means it falls a little flatter than before.

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7.7 / 10.0
Aug 20, 2016

Grow Up il larger, more beautiful and more entertaining than Grow Home.But we have to deal with a very complex control system that requires dedication to be appreciated.

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ACG
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Aug 15, 2016
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8 / 10
Aug 14, 2016

We need more games like this, and more specifically, we need more 'Grow' games. Ubisoft Reflections take note, keep on this trajectory, make that difficulty ramp slope up ever so slightly and please, please, make another one.

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7 / 10.0
Aug 19, 2016

An acceptably quirky adventure, Grow Up is an enjoyable experience that could have used a lot more polish, especially with regards to its movement, camera system and overall performance.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 7, 2016

If you enjoy a rather interesting, but occasionally frustrating approach to the physics of movement in your platformers you will also probably like this game.

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3.5 / 5.0
Aug 22, 2016

Grow Up is a worthy follow up to Grow Home.

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70 / 100
Aug 26, 2016

Grow Up’s dedication to scalable verticality is all part of the thrill.

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GameGrin
TheSphericalCat
Top Critic
9 / 10.0
Sep 17, 2016

Grow Up is an excellent sequel that builds on a strong foundation to make a spectacular game. If you liked Grow Home, you’ll want to play this too.

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3 / 5
Aug 17, 2016

As a platforming and climbing game this is an entertaining one, just like its predecessor, but overly sensitive controls and an uncooperative camera mar the experience somewhat.

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60 / 100
Sep 1, 2016

A tedious, albeit relaxing open-world scavenge-em-up with seemingly no ambitions besides being bigger, less original, and less focused than the game that preceded it.

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3.5 / 5.0
Jun 8, 2018

A good improvement on the original game of Grow Home, it has a number of issues that kept me from loving it. Still, I enjoyed my time with it, and it has some great technology and exploration.

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PLAY Zine
Aleksa Petronijević
7 / 10.0
Oct 9, 2016

Essentially speaking, you’re once again playing an indie platformer where the main aspect of gameplay is leading a clumsy robot who climbs these giant plants by only using his hands, which can generally become very frustrating after a few mistakes that aren’t entirely your fault, but that of the controls.

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71%
Sep 2, 2016

With a larger world and a few new mechanics, Grow Up manages to improve the original experience.

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55%
Aug 19, 2016

Grow Up is a unique game and it can be very interesting but the game has a lot of technical problems.

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6.9 / 10.0
Sep 11, 2016

Grow Up retains the charm and whimsy of the first game without being a simple re-tread. There's a bigger world to explore and you'll be reaching for the stars in no time. Just be sure to hit those checkpoints on the way up, lest you fall down and curse your luck... It's a cheap and cheerful game that I recommend, especially if you found yourself laughing at B.U.D's gammy legs in the original.

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Jan 10, 2017

Even though its still charming, Grow Up fails on creating interesting scenarios for player interaction and turns a lovely sequel into a chore of collecting objects.

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7.6 / 10.0
Aug 21, 2016

Grow Up! is an entertaining game, it allows you to use your creativity to reach your goals. Its simple presentation, short duration and an uncertain start away from being a memorable experience, but without a doubt if you put those problems aside you have a solid and fun experience.

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7.2 / 10.0
Aug 15, 2016

If you ever wished you could be more like Wall-E, or perhaps the idea of massive, throbbing phallus-shaped Star Plants growing as your direct and ram their heads into glowing rocks excites you, you should give Grow Up! a try

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