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A Story About My Uncle

Gone North Games
May 28, 2014 - PC
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

63%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
78 / 100
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
God is a Geek
8 / 10
ZTGD
7 / 10
Wccftech
9.4 / 10
Twinfinite
4 / 5
CGMagazine
8 / 10
Hardcore Gamer
4 / 5
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Critic Reviews for A Story About My Uncle

Fast, fluid and fun first-person platforming tied together with a warm narrative. Pace slows near the end, though.

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A charming story and world coupled with a fun leaping mechanic kept me eager to progress, even when the difficulty spiked near the end

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A Story About My Uncle is a captivating and engaging experience. Once you put on that suit and are launched into the sky, you begin a journey that will have you smiling throughout, even during the challenging moments. It's a game of beauty and wit, converging to create a truly wonderful experience full of dazzling artwork and obstacles that demand some thought to overcome. Some may find A Story About My Uncle too easy, some people may find it infuriating; most, however, will be engrossed in its ever-glowing and charismatic fantasy world.

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For $13, players looking for a unique experience will find it here. Keep in mind, there is some trial and error platforming awaiting would-be players that can get nerve-racking after a while, and some of the dialog delivery is off, but the world itself is colorful and interesting and while it may be delivered slightly off at times, the story is rather interesting.

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Short, but sweet, A Story About My Uncle proves that a game doesn't have to engross you with dozens of hours of content in order to sell itself as a worthwhile experience.

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Twinfinite

Twinfinite Staff
4 / 5.0
Twinfinite

A Story About My Uncle looks, and plays like a labor of love. The story is intriguing, and the environments are gorgeous. $12.99 may seem a little steep for a game that will last about two hours, but it doesn't feel like a cash-grab. It feels like a smaller studio putting everything they have into a game that is going to be on my list for the best of the year. If you have any affinity for platformers, you need to play A Story About My Uncle.

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A Story About My Uncle is a wonderful and whimsical experience not unlike the movies of Pixar.

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A Story About My Uncle is an incredible game that is greater than the sum of its parts. The story is compelling despite some iffy English and similarly-problematic voice acting, while the graphics are impressive as a whole even with antiquated character models being used.

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