Review: Pid is a beautiful yet underwhelming puzzle platformer that's easy to adore and difficult to enjoy
25 November 2012
Excerpt: Love-hate relationships are a tricky thing when it comes to video games. On the one hand, it’s very easy to become enamored with a game due to its surrealist art style and good ideas. On the other hand, sometimes it’s hard to really enjoy a game when it doesn’t deliver on all of its potential.
Conclusion: Pid is a beautiful game, and it’s incredible on paper, but a relatively minor flaw holds it back from being the best game in recent memory. It is fabulous for platforming fans, but it’s unlikely to convert anyone due to a small flaw that undermines the game’s otherwise compelling gameplay.
Conclusion: Concept: Infuse a devilishly tough platformer with a cutie-pie presentation
Graphics: Striking, stylized visuals are a high point; it’s too bad Kurt is a hazy little blob in an otherwise impressive world
Sound: Pid has one the best soundtracks of the year, spanning a variety of genres and...