Adventures of Pip

Rating Summary

Based on 39 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

51%

Critics Recommend

Based on 39 critic reviews
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7 / 10.0
May 29, 2015

Adventures of Pip is an inoffensive platformer that doesn't do a whole lot wrong, but it won't stand out in your mind a few days after beating it. While it does last though, it'll bring a smile to your face.

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80 / 100
Aug 22, 2015

Adventures of Pip is a charming experience that embraces its pixelated appearance. The platforming can feel occasionally stiff, but Pip succeeds the most when it's not afraid to have fun with its theme.

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Buy
Jun 27, 2015

It's a solid foundation, and if Adventures of Pip proves to be as financially successful as it deserves to be, I would like to see a sequel that promotes more exploration, ala Super Mario World. Branching paths, secret exits, "expert" levels. You know the drill. Adventure of Pip is a wonderful little platformer and further proof that Kickstarter can help fund some of life's more pleasurable joys. $14.99 is a steal for one of my favorite games so far in 2015.

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Ken McKown

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Aug 24, 2015

Adventures of Pip looks like just another 2D indie platformer on the surface, but from the first level it shows it is so much more. The experience of the team involved shines through, making this one that definitely deserves more attention.

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7 / 10
Aug 18, 2015

Adventures of Pip is sure to provide any fans of the genre with a good few hours of fun, and offers up some very interesting gameplay mechanics to boot. Unfortunately, the game is undermined by some niggling issues and poor design choices, but these don't hinder it enough to obscure an otherwise charming and intelligent little outing.

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8.5 / 10.0
Sep 3, 2015

Adventures of Pip is a solid platformer with a clever premise. Those two aspects combine to make a game that is deceptively simple, charming and memorable.

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7 / 10
Feb 19, 2016

Adventures of Pip is another welcome title to the growing library of platformers that make an extensive use of pixel art and boast a retro-style visual inspiration as well as multiple puzzle-solving. Each level brings new elements to keep the players closely around the game and its level of challenge goes beyond the plot, encouraging the player to explore and go further.

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4 / 5.0
Jun 20, 2015

Adventures of Pip has plenty to offer in terms of action, as in addition to completing each level, players can rescue three of the scattered townsfolk within each stage. The game's pixel currency can also be used to buy helpful items and upgrades to aid Pip in his journey, and each boss battle bestows a health increase upon victory.

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8 / 10.0
Jun 10, 2015

As an overall package Adventures of Pip delivers a fun and satisfying platforming adventure. The visuals are charming and beautiful to look at.  The soundtrack alone is worth a listen at the least as each track perfectly captures the level's atmosphere and the overall sense of adventure.  Adventures of Pip may not be a game that will shake up the gaming industry but it also doesn't need to.  It's a solid platforming adventure with a fun storyline that introduces some fresh ideas worth trying out.

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EGM

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Jun 9, 2015

A retro platformer that sets itself apart with the protagonist's transformation from a single pixel into 8- and 16-bit incarnations. Tic Toc Games' impressive pedigree at WayForward is on full display in Adventures of Pip—one of the only problems is that it's not quite as feature-rich as you'd like.

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