A Story About My Uncle

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6.5 / 10.0
Jun 14, 2014

If price doesn't matter to you and you are looking to while away an afternoon playing something a little different, then I suggest you pick up A Story About My uncle right now, because there is a childish glee to playing this game and it is good experience in its own right.

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70 / 100
Jun 24, 2014

A Story About My Uncle has a lot to improve upon but the core gameplay is so fun that it's easy to look past a lot of its flaws. I would love to see add-ons and new challenges. I don't need more story, just let me get back in that Adventure Suit and keep swinging around.

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8 / 10
May 11, 2015

A Story About My Uncle makes some bold design choices, but pulls them off well. While its jumping and grappling mechanics can be a challenge, they can also be highly rewarding, and frequent save points make it easy to dive back in and have another go whenever failure happens. Meanwhile, great atmosphere and environment design pulls gamers through the charming little story. In fact, it's probably a good title to go into knowing very little, as much of the fun is discovering where it goes. Gone North Games is certainly a company to watch as it should be proud of what has been accomplished here.

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8 / 10.0
May 31, 2014

A Story About My Uncle unfortunately tells no story and is simply content to regale you with the incentive to play Spider-Man with rocket boots. It pulls it off pretty well and offers some genuinely interesting moments of gameplay but also a lot of frustrating ones, where you fail to land on your target by what seems like very, very little, time and time again.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jun 4, 2014

A Story About My Uncle is a great game with outstanding visuals and exceptional storytelling. If you're looking for a dreamy, sunday-afternoon game that takes time and a love of exploration to enjoy with a wonderful story, then you'll find this will definitely hit the spot.

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Unscored
May 28, 2014

A Story About My Uncle is a hugely ambitious game for an entirely new developer, which almost inevitably didn't manage to quite hit the mark.

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3.5 / 5.0
Jun 27, 2018

Lacking the story in the name, it still has fun gameplay that draws comparisons to Spiderman. It’s so enjoyable to traverse the game and explore the levels that you might be able to ignore the story.

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