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Owlboy

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86

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Based on 5 expert reviews
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Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Gamer on 82

OwlboyA beautiful adventure platformer with a cheerful pixel art veneer, but with very modern...

By Polygon on 80

I can lean back and pick out plenty of things about Owlboy that frustrated me, but its failings shrink in the face of its triumphs. I have no excess of affection for the 16-bit genre retreads but even as Owlboy lacks the tightness or consistency of many of the games it sits alongside, it’s far more approachable, far more endearing, and far more unique.

By EuroGamer on 80

At its heart, Owlboy is a throwback and reimagining of a genre gone by, yet it feels like a game you might've already played - one you're returning to with fond memories. That's no coincidence, and it speaks volumes of what D-Pad Studios has achieved. Owlboy is a modern day retro classic.

By Destructoid on 100

No game is perfect, but comes as close as it could get within its genre. The new game to beat in its sector; we're talking pure video game ecstasy. How we score:  The Destructoid Reviews...

By technobuffalo.com on

I just graduated from college when development started on Owlboy. At least, that's when public development began. That was in 2008. D-Pad Studio, a five-person team, has worked on the game ever since. This was an indie game before the indie game...

International Review By Gamer.no on 90

Owlboy kan lett måle krefter med andre moderne plattformspill som Shovel Knight og Super Meat Boy. Det gir nok ikke et like eksplosivt inntrykk, men det er forståelig ettersom dette spillet i større grad tar sikte på å utforske mørkere og mer personlig...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on

ÜberblickProwunderschöner, detaillierter Pixel-Lookglaubwürdige, charmante Charaktereinteressante Dungeonsordentlich viele Secrets und Sammelobjektewundervoll stimmiger SoundtrackContrateilweise etwas unpräzise Steuerungkeine Übersichtskartenur...