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Daydreamer: Awakened Edition

Atlus, Roland Studios
Jul 12, 2016 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

43%

Critics Recommend

ZTGD
6 / 10
Hardcore Gamer
3.5 / 5
Digitally Downloaded
5 / 5
GameSpew
4 / 10
Video Chums
7.5 / 10
The Cube
8 / 10
Crash Landed
2 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Daydreamer: Awakened Edition

Daydreamer had the potential to be a sleeper hit in the Summer of lacking game releases, sadly it falls short on the most important of game fundamentals. I wanted to love this game a lot more than I do, but it just misses all the important notes in its execution.

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Daydreamer: Awakened Edition plays like an early 90s platformer but looks like it belongs in this console generation.

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I’m not going to pretend that Daydreamer is a good game, because it isn’t. But then it’s also quite brilliant in its feverish commitment to tearing at the fabric of game design. I had a great time playing this, because it completely transcends the “so bad it’s good adage” to be a creative entity that is in a league so completely of its own that it almost feels unfair to give it a score at all.

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Ultimately, [the] pluses are minor and did little to make my experience better or Daydreamer worth playing

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Video Chums

Unknown Author
7.5 / 10.0
Video Chums

Daydreamer is a solid action game set in a memorable yet disturbing world.

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Daydreamer: Awakened Edition is a thrilling, albeit compressed sidescrolling venture. It’s good ideas don’t screw around and make a game that could have been written off as creepy and clumsy, so much more. It’s not perfect, but it’s a game we need in this otherwise disappointing summer lineup.

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Whilst most indie games play upon the strong pixel nostalgia, Daydreamer sucks its ideas from one gaming generation ahead - the early 3D era - but fully reminding us why those games haven’t aged well and should be left in the rear-view mirror.

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