Storm Boy: The Game

Blowfish Studios
Nov 20, 2018 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

62

Top Critic Average

38%

Critics Recommend

TheSixthAxis
7 / 10
COGconnected
80 / 100
Pure Nintendo
3.5 / 10
The Digital Fix
7 / 10
TechRaptor
5 / 10
PS4Blog.net
8 / 10
PSX Brasil
70 / 100
Digitally Downloaded
4 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Storm Boy: The Game

Storm Boy is an inoffensive and simple experience that would be well suited for a young audience, especially with an adult alongside. It's much more like an interactive storybook than it is an out and out gaming experience, and keeps everything simple and short. If you want a calming break from the gaming behemoths that are currently out and about, then Storm Boy is a delightful option.

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Storm Boy: The Game’s biggest flaw is its length. The price point, as of writing this, is unreleased, but it took me less than twenty minutes to beat the game, and so I hope the game stays accordingly affordable.

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Pure Nintendo

Kira C
3.5 / 10.0
Pure Nintendo

Overall, Storm Boy was a disappointment to me. I thought it would be a lot longer as well. I completed the game in an hour and most of the time spent was due to having to stop and read the story as well as goofing around with the drawing in the sand mini-game. You could probably beat the game in less than 10 minutes or so if you skipped the optional mini-games.

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Storm Boy is a short and, ultimately, lovely experience. It is the perfect game to chill out with on a Sunday afternoon or to introduce younger players to the world of gaming whilst providing a strong eco-friendly message.

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Storm Boy: The Game attempts to adapt a book into a format where it doesn't really work. The story and visuals are nice enough, but it's told poorly and not much fun to play.

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PS4Blog.net

Ceidz
8 / 10
PS4Blog.net

I liked playing through Storm Boy and reading the story and its beautiful environments, but be warned that this is a very short game that I Platinumed in around 25 minutes or so.

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Storm Boy is an open book with interactivity. Short, clean, with some problems in the character's movement and in the mini-games, but it passes a delicate message. It lacks a subtitles with translation option, however.

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Colin Thiele’s Storm Boy on the Nintendo Switch is a refreshing take on a classic tale, backed by high production values and a keen eye for beauty. Its brief runtime and interactivity could make it a great resource in the classroom as a companion to a study of the book, while parents are also recommended to pick this one up to play alongside their children.

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