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The Little Acre

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Available on:PlayStation 4Dec 13, 2016
Xbox OneNov 22, 2016
PCNov 22, 2016
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developers: Curve Digital, Pewter Games Studios

Genre: Adventure

The Little Acre follows the story of Aidan and his daughter, Lily, set in 1950’s Ireland. After discovering clues as to the whereabouts of his missing father, Aidan begins investigating until he inadvertently finds himself transported to a strange new world. Ever the hero, Lily sets off after him, encountering her own perils along the way. Featuring full voice-acting and hand-drawn animation, The Little Acre is a memorable, lovingly crafted adventure game.

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The hand-drawn visuals and endearing cast of characters makes for a short, nostalgic play that I could easily see appealing to parents or young children just starting to explore video games. And while I would've loved to see more of the world that Aidan and Lily inhabit, on its own, The Little Acre is an enjoyable game that ultimately still functions as a shorter experience.

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The Little Acre feels like an introduction to a much grander series, and to the adventure game genre as a whole. If you or someone you know is getting into the genre then The Little Acre is a good way to ease them in, but if you have some experience with point and click adventure titles then The Little Acre will prove to be no challenge whatsoever with its simple puzzles. Pewter Games’s title has all the ingredients for a great game but it is let down by a plot that feels cobbled together and a very short play time.

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An interesting adventure that begins well but does not keep the rhytm, and that is too short, even for its low price.

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If you miss the point-and-click adventures of old, or just love a heart-warming story filled with some great characters, this tale of love and loss is for you.

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The Little Acre - from Pewter Games and executive producer Charles Cecil

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