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Automachef

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

50%

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Game Information

Available on:PCJul 23, 2019
Nintendo SwitchJul 23, 2019

Developer: Team17

Publisher: HES Interactive

Genre: Simulation

Welcome to Automachef, a resource management puzzler where you design kitchens, program machinery and watch your genius come to life! It’s time to engineer tomorrow’s kitchens, today!

PLAN. POSITION. PROGRAM:
Design and build automated restaurants, then program them to run like well-oiled machines! Do you have a can-do attitude and the know-how to conquer the world of automated restaurants?

CHALLENGING PUZZLES:
Fine tune your mind as you tackle intricate spatial, resource management and scenario puzzles! Not enough hot dogs? You’ll sort it! Kitchens on fire? No problem for a smart human like you!

MULTIPLE BRAIN-TICKLING MODES:
Take on the campaign levels, traverse your way through the business world in contracts mode, or just go nuts and bolts in the sandbox test mode and play until you get your fill!

ENDLESS CHARM AND QUIRKY HUMOUR:
All delivered in an abundance by our helplessly misguided human protagonist- Robert Person. Who is definitely a human. Don’t ask questions.

Where to Buy

GOG.com
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Trailers

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Automachef - Launch Trailer (Nintendo Switch, Steam)

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Automachef - New Demo Livestream!

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Automachef - Release Date & Free Demo Trailer! (Nintendo Switch, PC)

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Metro GameCentral

7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It looks as boring as it sounds but Automachef is a surprisingly engrossing game of logic and planning that refuses to dumb down for its audience.

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Destructoid

7 / 10.0
Destructoid

Automachef is home to some mind-melting challenges, but if you're up to the task, you're eventually in for blissful breakthroughs. Just don't come in expecting to unwind after a long day at work.

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TheSixthAxis

6 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Automachef is a bizarre yet interesting take on a cookery game. Saldy, a lot of what it has going for it also goes against it and feels a little off – excuse the pun – as a result.

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IGN Spain

7.5 / 10.0
IGN Spain

Automachef does not stand out graphically, but in its difficulty and its simple gameplay is its virtue.

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