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Wayward Manor

Jul 15, 2014 - PC

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Critics Recommend

8 / 10
PC Gamer
49 / 100
Metro GameCentral
3 / 10
Game Informer
5 / 10
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Game Revolution
1.5 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Wayward Manor

There's something worthwhile here, even if it's the unusual power fantasy of being able to haunt an aristocratic family from the safety of the rafters.

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A promising concept but dismal execution on just about every level.

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There's a kernel of an interesting idea here but it's so grossly underdeveloped that not even the involvement of Neil Gaiman, and a respected developer, can save it.

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You'll enjoy turning this game off more than you enjoy any aspect of its gameplay

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A host of glitches keep Wayward Manor feeling anything but welcoming.

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The game was meant to put players into a spooky kind of mindset, but everything about it is just frightfully boring. The Manor wants all living inhabitants out? Thanks, house; I'll show myself the door.

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Wayward Manor is a puzzle game created in collaboration between The Odd Gentleman and Neil Gaiman. That alone is enough to catch some interest, but whatever charm the game has quickly wears thin. 

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The great news is that Neil Gaiman has arrived to the gaming industry and, if we are lucky, he will give us new and more ambitious projects in the future.

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