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Birthdays the Beginning

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

33%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 9, 2017
PCJan 19, 2016

Developers: Arc System Works, TOYBOX Inc.

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: Simulation

From the legendary creator, Mr. Yasuhiro Wada (TOYBOX Inc.), comes Birthdays the Beginning: a new sandbox game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms. With careful experimentation, players can shape the geography and alter the temperature of each world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem!

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Birthdays the Beginning Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

The designer behind Harvest Moon returns with a game that frustrates as much as it fascinates.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
6 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Despite the many obvious flaws there's a mesmerising quality to the game's artificial worlds, as the gameplay itself creates a surprisingly palatable form of edutainment.

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Birthdays the Beginning is about as exciting as watching paint dry – even if you get to pick the colors

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Birthdays the Beginning is cute and nostalgic but there's not much depth

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