Concrete Genie

Pixel Opus, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
77
Top Critic Average
68%
Critics Recommend
Based on 94 critic reviews
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Concrete Genie

Rating Summary

Based on 94 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

68%

Critics Recommend

Based on 94 critic reviews
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Concrete Genie Reviews Summary

Summary: Concrete Genie is a creative and family-friendly game that dazzles thanks to its player agency in coloring its world. With fun painting abilities and puzzles balanced for its demographic, Concrete Genie survives a late-game makeover and wins many hearts.

Creativity Encouraged

Everything becomes your canvas in this street art family game.

A Unique Premise

A touching story fit for all ages.

Third Act Problems

The final two chapters totally change the game and not everybody is a fan.

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 8, 2019

Developer: Pixel Opus

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Art, Adventure

Concrete Genie follows the heartwarming journey of a bullied teen named Ash, who escapes his troubles by bringing his colorful imagination to life in his sketchbook, while exploring his hometown of Denska – a once bright and bustling seaside town now polluted by Darkness. Ash discovers a mysterious lighthouse, where he finds a magical paintbrush charged with ‘Living Paint’ capable of creating magnificent masterpieces that can purify Denska’s polluted walls. Ash must harness the magical properties of his powerful paintbrush to eliminate the Darkness polluting Denska with the help of the mischevious Genies he creates along the way. Can Ash overcome his personal struggles and paint his hometown back to life?

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Short and very sweet, Concrete Genie is a spellbinding experiment in player creativity.

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A small, perfectly formed adventure

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Concrete Genie takes you on a uniquely heartwarming journey teeming with creativity and charm that will capture your imagination.

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A peculiarly underdeveloped riff on Jet Set Radio that never manages to find anything interesting to do with any of its many gameplay mechanics and story ideas.

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