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Harold

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Based on 6 expert reviews
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Expert reviews and ratings

By GameSpot on 70

Harold is a cleverly crafted, personality-packed infinite-runner platformer with visual style to spare. Its title character, however, is an awkward athlete and a bit of a loser, both literally and figuratively. Despite Harold's unwavering determination...

By Gaming Nexus on 74

Think back to any sitcom or cartoon you've watched over the years. I wouldn't be surprised if one of them had an episode where two friends are arguing over being able to take any person and make them pretty/popular/athletic/whatever, and that they could...

By HardcoreGamer on 70

For all its problems, Harold isn’t without its charms. The music is fantastic, especially when it kicks into high gear and the whole choir starts singing. It doesn’t have much in the way of a story, but the simple character arcs of Gabe and his rival Sera have a certain anime-esque appeal, and the scenes of Harold bumbling his way into last place at the start of each race are funny in a very Looney Tunes sorta way.

By Destructoid on 75

Good: A solid game that definitely has an audience. Might lack replay value, could be too short or there are some hard-to-ignore faults, but the experience is fun....

By nerdreactor.com on 70

The hand-drawn animation is top notch which adds charm to Harold. Moon Spider Studio succeeds in bringing each character to life, especially Harold as he runs and stumbles his way through the course. What begins as a simple race gets harder and more...

By gotgame.com on 80

When I first previewed Harold in 2012, I noted that it was a gorgeous looking game and found myself hooked on the platforming premise. Now nearly three years later, I still find myself enjoying the 2D platform-racer from Moon Spider Studio.For those...

By windowscentral.com on

Welcome to the latest installment of our semi-weekly feature, Steam Spotlight! Here we will look at interesting games available on Steam, the popular digital distribution platform for Windows computers. Today's Spotlight title is Harold from Moon Spider...

By Gear Diary on

The HypeHarold is a single player sidescrolling platformer with an emphasis on the high quality, hand-drawn style of classic animated films. You play as Gabe, the guardian angel responsible for guiding Harold through the multiple paths of each map,...