The platformer that ignores gravity.
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    Owlboy

    Pick up your friends, and bring them with you as you explore the open skies. Overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era. Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates. What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, well kept secrets, and burdens no one should have to bear. A love letter to pixel art for a new audience, Owlboy is a story-driven action adventure, with a unique mix of flight and platforming. Carry anything. Recruit Otus's friends as gunners to fight for you, each with unique abilities and stories. Large dungeons with big and challenging boss battles. An adventure 10 years in the making.

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    Love this game, a must own for metroidvania fans. Truly a passion project by the creator and it shows. Admittedly has some portions that feel like they drag and a few difficulty spikes that feel sudden but worth playing through. Slow start, builds up to lots of fun with a few moments of frustration at either difficulty or distance back trotting but not enough to make it bad.

    toendra says:
    Interesting world, unusual ideas for metroidvania, maniacally polished pixels. Plays well, except for the Boguin cannon part, it’s the most frustrating part, almost a torture, like devs didn’t test it before launching. The rest is nice.

    I found this game to be overrated.. its not necessarily bad but the universal praise this game has seems unjustified. It can be tedious and repetitive. The story is pretty good and I like the characters but this game for me was a bit of a letdown.

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    Price (USD)
    $24.99
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    Max Gold Earned
    125 Points
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    Genre
    Platformer, Adventure, Action
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    Release Date
    February 12, 2018
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    OpenCritic Score
    86.72
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    Game Size
    232MB
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    Players
    1 player
  • time
    Game Length
    10 hour(s)
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    Publisher
    D-pad Studio
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    N/A
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    ESRB
    Everyone 10+
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    Online
    Supports Cloud Saves
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    Languages (Europe)
    Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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    Owlboy™
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    2373 (4 Today)
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    Ratings
    74 (3.88 Stars) (3.91 Adjusted)
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    #1240 of 2041 (Top 60.75%)
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