Broken Age: Act 1
Terrific voice acting.
Puzzle solutions aren't very complex.
Stops just as it hits its stride.
Itís just the first half of one whole game.
Some locations can lack a certain depth.
By TechSpot on February 07, 2014
Nostalgia seeps out of every virtual pore of Double Fine's latest game. The game exists only because of the generosity of thousands of people who, by and large, wanted to recapture the charms of their video game playing youth. So, it's fitting that Broken Age looks like a gorgeously designed animated movie you can play through.-
By PCAdvisor on February 21, 2014
Extremely pretty, thematically ingenious and challenges narrative expectations, but the puzzles and jokes feel so lightweight - Broken Age's first act isn't the great adventure game comeback we'd been hoping for.70
By PC Advisor on February 20, 2014
Depending on how you look at it, Broken Age is either the vanguard of the Kickstarter era or a much-delayed return to unfinished business. It began life as a pledge by one of the main brains behind classic LucasArts point and click adventures such as...70
By technologytell.com on February 10, 2014
So, has Double Fine Productions succeeded? Yes, and admirably so. Where they could have simply relied on the draw of nostalgia to recoup expenses, they instead, painstakingly crafted an experience that players will want to revisit for years to come. ...-
By TweakTown on February 02, 2014
It seemed that 2013 was the year of the Kickstarter. Numerous famous companies hit Kickstarter to get the funds required to build their dream projects, but of course this had to start somewhere, and the first person to really hit Kickstarter hard was...80
By MacLife on January 29, 2014
Broken Age Act 1 is vividly pretty, memorably funny, and absolutely worth playing if you've ever enjoyed point-and-click adventures.90
By Stuff.tv on January 27, 2014
But neither the lovely presentation or witty writing is enough to entirely make up for the lack of challenge - Broken Age is simply too shallow and short. It's a backwards-looking game, decked out in rose-tinted specs and hoping to revive past...60
By mashable.com on January 23, 2014
Kickstarter backers are typically very patient. You put your money down and then wait for weeks or months for the rewards. When backing a game, however, it can be hard to be patient, as the only tangible reward is usually receipt of the game...-
By Strategy Informer on January 22, 2014
Standard disclaimer: yep, I backed the Double Fine Adventure, now called Broken Age. I don’t feel that fact matters since I would’ve bought the game anyway, but I want you dear reader to be fully aware of this fact. Another fact is that I...80
By TrustedReviews on January 21, 2014
It might not be the second coming of Day of the Tentacle and Monkey Island, but Broken Age has its own tale to tell - and it's one we can't wait to finish.80