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8.2 out of 10

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

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Simski, Metacritic
10 December 2013
  • Summary: Puzzling, challenging, amusing, and bedazzling. The story tells the tale of how one dastardly man's insatiable pie-thievery gets himself stuck in time, how his selfish manipulation of time to steal pies recklessly causes disaster to an entire city, and how the same paradoxical journey through time on a quest for pies leads to him unwittingly setting his past wrongdoings right.
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Dagwoodx420x666, Metacritic
18 July 2013
  • Summary: Easily one of my favorite games, period. I'm not really a big fan of puzzle or platform games but it is so intuitive and natural that the puzzles feel complex and challenging without being overwhelming. The art and soundtrack are the perfect accompaniment to this well-thought out adventure through time. A must play.
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electriclight41, Metacritic
3 June 2013
  • Summary: I love the aesthetic of this silent film-inspired game. Its mind-bending puzzles are even more innovative than Braid's and gradually increase in complexity until the end. Stealing pies has never been so much fun!
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SirNiXXon, Metacritic
11 April 2013
  • Summary: An amazing little gem. Winterbottom is loaded with black'n'white-old-school-cinema humor. How often can you play a *good* game in black and white? The graphical style is really great (artsy stuff!) and soundtrack is really "old-school-movie evocative". Winterbottom consists various of short stages, each a puzzle of it's own. It's not a long game, but it's quite inexpensive, and it has good replay value.
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Mykwon, Metacritic
8 December 2012
  • Summary: Very nice! Reminds me of Braid but simpler and more logical. Therefore, less of a challenge in making perfect moves on every levels - which made me stopped playing Braid - but rather think differently using 4th dimension. Always with a last second little twist you didn't see coming when you kick off! Very nice music too. Vintage style.
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Viacota, Metacritic
7 October 2012
  • Summary: Un juego de puzzles bastante entretenido, visualmente bien logrado, entretenida música. Los acertijos están muy buenos , llegando a ser muy difíciles algunos. Cumple su objetivo.
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russ-angel, Metacritic
20 August 2012
  • Summary: its a great looking game with great little puzzles.I had it off steam for 99p in the sale what a bargain for a charming little gem.What I thought I would play for five minutes became an hour,then two.I always find these little dittys on Steam.
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Metacritic
28 July 2012
  • Summary: An interesting puzzle game. So far, it's not too hard - which is good, because I'm not very good at puzzles. The atmosphere is quite nice, if a little repetitive (7) I have to dock a point however, for the looong legal notice that shows up every time you launch the game. It's almost 20 seconds long (just the notices - not the intro), and you can't skip it. Yes, we get it, all those things are the trademarks of such and such. First time, ok.
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Echo9k, Metacritic
17 March 2012
  • Summary: Is creepy if you want, but is an amazing game that will make you think a lot with its puzzles, and also enjoy with its simplicity. I mean, Winterbottom is a fellow who loves pie, and is willing to do everything for a pie even if this "everything" is create a paradox in time-space stability.
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namDa65, Metacritic
31 January 2012
  • Summary: I actually liked this game! The cinematic black and white style of old age is fun to watch, and the puzzles are not too difficult. It becomes sort of confusing near the end, but you can either go walkthrough or be patient with the game.
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