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Owlboy

Rating Summary

Based on 83 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

96%

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 10, 2018
Xbox OneApr 10, 2018
PCNov 1, 2016
Nintendo SwitchFeb 13, 2018

Developer: D-Pad Studio

Genre: Adventure

Owlboy is a 'high-bit' adventure game, where you can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds! 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, and burdens no one should have to bear.

Trailers

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Owlboy Trailer - Release NOV 1st 2016

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Owlboy Release Trailer

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Owlboy - Environments Showcase (Nordic Game 2017 Nomination for Best Art)

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It's taken nine years to land, but Owlboy is well worth the wait.

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

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IGN

9.3 / 10.0
IGN

Owlboy shines thanks to surprisingly varied, Metroidvania-style gameplay and a charming cast of unlikely heroes whose bittersweet journey is among the best I’ve experienced in recent years. Its remarkably detailed pixel art makes every scene more breathtaking than the last, but it’s the relationships between characters in both story and gameplay that makes Owlboy something truly special.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A superbly crafted 2D adventure that is a near perfect blend of new and old influences, in terms of both gameplay and the stunning visuals and music.

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