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A Fold Apart

Lightning Rod Games
Apr 17, 2020 - PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

59%

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Critic Reviews for A Fold Apart

A Fold Apart is refreshing in its approach to puzzles and how it explores its themes, but it never pushes beyond that into something truly memorable or satisfying

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A Fold Apart is the sort of game that sticks with you long after the credits roll.

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Telling a touching tale of a couple in a long distance relationship, A Fold Apart is a puzzle game with a bit of a difference and a whole lot of heart.

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A Fold Apart is a very brief puzzle game with some good and interesting ideas, but it ultimately falls short when trying to execute them.

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PC Invasion

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8 / 10
PC Invasion

A Fold Apart is short and pricey, for sure, but the few hours it offers are an arresting blend of devious puzzling and heart-rending storytelling. Infinitely more so if you've been in a long-distance relationship.

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It may not have the flashiest or most exhilarating gameplay, but A Fold Apart achieves almost everything it sets out to do, which is to truly put you in the shoes of someone in love — and someone in pain.

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There's one thing I am really torn up about with this game. On one hand, I want more puzzles. They were challenging but not so tough that I ever found myself frustrated or searching the internet for answers. That said, I don't think that I would have enjoyed dragging out the story. It was already such an emotional rollercoaster, and stretching it out further would dishonor the struggle of these two characters. A Fold Apart is a near-perfect indie game and one every person with a beating heart should experience.

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A Fold Apart is a short, touching puzzler with a timely message at its heart.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Heartfelt Indie A Fold Apart Coming to Xbox and PS4 Next Week

Heartfelt Indie A Fold Apart Coming to Xbox and PS4 Next Week

A Fold Apart, the 2D papercraft puzzler about long-distance relationships, is coming to Xbox One and PS4 following its launch elsewhere a few weeks ago.

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