Excerpt: I won't have it said that Scarygirl is an ugly game. Trash its wonky physics, clumsy controls and dull-as-dirt platforming all you like, but if you deny that it's wonderfully whimsical slice of loveliness we're going to have to fight.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT GAMEPLAY: 6/10 DESIGN: 9/10 SOUND: 7/10 REPLAYABILITY: 7/10 OVERALL: 7.5/10 Closing Thoughts: ScaryGirl’s stylized art and painted on graphics made the game look awesome, the gameplay had it flaws but overall it plays well enough not to be too much of a problem, even though some of the...
Summary: Originally appearing in a series of graphic novels written by Nathan Jurevicius, Scarygirl makes its way into the digital realm with a downloadable game of the same name. Scarygirl follows the adventures of a poor orphan girl adopted by a sentient octopus named Blister.
Excerpt: The folks handling the press for Scary Girl sent us over a code, and I have to admit I waited a bit long to get a closer look at this game. I was thinking oh, another Xbox Live Game. I should know better by now. Scary Girl is an absolute delight.
Excerpt: Scarygirl is the latest action-platformer to hit the digital shelves of the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live services. This game takes its roots from the original graphic novel “Scarygirl” by Nathan Jurevicius. The game follows an adolescent named, obviously enough, Scarygirl.
Excerpt: Ninja jumberjacks. Howling plant-life. Spider-beasts that spray radioactive neon diarrhea. Psychedelic onions that teach you kung-fu when eaten. Scarygirl has it all and much more. Each deliciously bizarre encounter adds to the charm found throughout this dark, fantastic storybook realm.
Pros: Freaky art style, Dodging glowing arachnid scat, Tentacle-punch!
Excerpt: Scarygirl has lovely scenery and a quirky plot, but that isn’t enough to elevate it beyond a mediocre platformer. Based on the graphic novel by Nathan Jurevicius, Scarygirl sends the eponymous character on a quest to decipher the meaning behind her nightmares.
Excerpt: Scarygirl was kind of a blast from the past for me. The title character, a young doll-like girl with a stitched mouth and tentacle arm reminds me of Tim Burton's amazingly awesome movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas .