Arise: A Simple Story

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Recommendation: Play It
Median Score: 82/100
Total Reviews: 42

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Critics Consensus: Though the platforming can be questionable, Arise: A Simple Story tells is an emotionally fraught journey worth checking out.
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Critic Reviews: 42

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Game Info

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Set out on an emotional journey through the bittersweet lives of two people where memories come alive and time bends to your will. Lose yourself in moments of happiness and overcome every hardship as you relive your life’s story. A story of joy and sorrow. A simple story.

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High Score - 100/100
Low Score - 55/100

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58% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 42

Though the platforming can be questionable, Arise: A Simple Story tells is an emotionally fraught journey worth checking out.

Chris Carter (Destructoid)

8.5/10

“Arise: A Simple Story is true to its name and offers both function and form, which is why I’m so anxious to see what Piccolo Studio has next in the pipeline. It’s a pleasant surprise to help cap off a great year.”

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Paul Tamayo (Kotaku)

Recommended

“Arise is worth checking out if you’re in the mood for a game like Journey or Gris, or if you just want to explore a magical world while listening to an emotional soundtrack.”

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Chris Hyde (God is a Geek)

9/10

“Arise: A Simple Story is a delightful mix of stunning visuals, sounds, and engaging story. But there’s also a satisfying game underneath to enjoy too.”

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