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A Hat in Time

Rating Summary

Based on 77 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

73%

Critics Recommend

Based on 77 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 5, 2017
Xbox OneOct 5, 2017
PCOct 5, 2017

Developer: Gears for Breakfast

Genre: Platformer

A Hat in Time is a 3D collect-a-thon platformer featuring a little girl with a lot of heart! Travel the universe with Hat Kid as you rival the evil Mustache Girl in order to save the world!Unlock new platforming abilities, more combat moves and spice up your attacks with badges attached to your hat! Features 5 vastly different worlds to explore! Exploration is key, every nook and cranny contains something to help you on your way! You might be small, but you pack a punch! Defeat enemies to unlock goodies and fight giant bosses! Upgrade your umbrella with platforming and combat abilities! Grab a friend and enjoy the experience together in co-op multiplayer! Both split-screen and online! Lots of guest composers, such as Grant Kirkhope, the composer for Banjo-Kazooie!

Trailers

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A Hat in Time – E3 2017 Gameplay Trailer

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A Hat in Time - PS4 & Xbox One Announcement Trailer

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A Hat in Time - Murder on the Owl Express 2017 Trailer

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An adorable platforming adventure that steadily finds it own voice.

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Some scuff-marks aside, A Hat in Time is a creative, playful, and polished tribute to a genre that doesn't get nearly enough love on PC.

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Aside from its creative hats and hat-based abilities, A Hat in Time never exactly feels like an inventive platformer. But it does its job well, even while suffering from the occasionally awkward camera issues that 3D platformers are often known for. It stands out, though, for its infectious and endearingly goofy personality, its creative and widely different levels, and its enjoyable platforming. And, of course, all those hats.

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Recent News

A Hat In Time Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced Alongside Physical Edition

A Hat In Time Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced Alongside Physical Edition

If you missed the indie platformer when it released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2017, you can grab it on Nintendo Switch starting this October.

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A Hat in Time Nintendo Switch Release Date Revealed, Includes Co-Op - IGN

A Hat in Time Nintendo Switch Release Date Revealed, Includes Co-Op - IGN

A Hat in Time resembles the 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 -- and it's finally on a Nintendo console!

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A Hat In Time Receives Release Date For Nintendo Switch

A Hat In Time Receives Release Date For Nintendo Switch

The adorable indie 3D platformer is finally arriving on Switch, over two years after launch!

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A Hat in Time gets DLC with 10 new levels and online party play

A Hat in Time gets DLC with 10 new levels and online party play

Play in groups of up to 50 players.

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A Hat in Time adds co-op mode alongside DLC that's free for one day only | PC Gamer

A Hat in Time adds co-op mode alongside DLC that's free for one day only | PC Gamer

The Seal the Deal DLC adds a new chapter, cosmetics, and the Death Wish mode.

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A Hat in Time Announced for Nintendo Switch, New Free DLC Revealed

A Hat in Time Announced for Nintendo Switch, New Free DLC Revealed

The Nintendo Switch is getting A Hat in Time this September and new DLC has been announced for PC.

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