The Touryst

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

80%

Critics Recommend

Based on 15 critic reviews
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8 / 10.0
Nov 26, 2019

All in all, The Touryst is a fun little game, with a lot going for it. If you have the spare money to pick this up, and want something quick and fun to get through the weekend, I would recommend the game, just don’t expect too a large game, and some areas may be frustrating. You will get a few laughs and a gorgeous looking game out of it.

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Liked-a-lot
Jan 8, 2020

Is there a better way to start a New year than taking a holiday on a tropical island? The Touryst is all about going on a relaxing holiday. Well it was, until the unnamed protagonist wearing his Hawaiian shirt steps on to the sunny sands of the Touryst Island and speaks to a sunbathing blocky NPC and discovers there is more to the his holiday island than he was expecting.

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8.5 / 10.0
Nov 27, 2019
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Dec 2, 2019

If you enjoy variety in your indies then The Touryst will certainly impress with its consistently enjoyable and imaginative game world.

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8.5 / 10.0
Nov 25, 2019

The Touryst is a wonderful slice of adventure gaming paradise, but it features some tough platforming and challenges that can be a little frustrating. Ultimately, though, these concerns are minor when compared to the visual splendour and dream-like atmosphere of the various islands and environments.

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8 / 10
Nov 28, 2019

[i]The Touryst[i] may sport minimalistic visual designs, but make no mistake, it truly is a technical showcase for the Nintendo Switch with all the effects it throws around at the same time, all at a locked 1080p60 while docked. Shin'en strikes again then, and the adventure itself is pleasing and gripping throughout. Its only shortcoming is that, in the hands of capable riddle solvers, it is on the short side of things and feels like it is over a bit too quickly.

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8.5 / 10.0
Nov 30, 2019

The Touryst is the perfect vacation, you can surf, explore caves, or show your athletic prowess, there is a lot of things to do and a lot of fun to be had with this hidden gem.

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A-
Dec 4, 2019

This is a real gem that every Switch owner should seek out and download.

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65 / 100
Jan 5, 2020

The Touryst is a leisurely puzzle/adventure game that should satisfy those looking for something very light to play on the go. Everyone else might find the experience too trivial and forgettable, apart from the unique visuals.

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9 / 10
Nov 25, 2019

The puzzles might not be the most taxing you'll ever come across and you'll blow through the whole thing pretty quickly, but overall this is a top-notch – and perfectly priced – little gem.

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