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The Artful Escape

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Total Reviews: 61
VSG Recommendation: Play It
Critics Consensus: A short, bold, beautiful platformer through the cosmos, with a killer soundtrack and strong narrative. Dull platforming areas and a lack of depth to the gameplay hamper the experience.
The Artful Escape
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Critic Reviews: 61
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# Reviews: 61

A short, bold, beautiful platformer through the cosmos, with a killer soundtrack and strong narrative. Dull platforming areas and a lack of depth to the gameplay hamper the experience.

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44% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

8/10
Tristan Ogilvie (IGN)

There hasn’t been a guitar-based adventure as excellent as The Artful Escape since Bill met Ted.

September 8, 2021 |

The Artful Escape is a short but oh-so-sweet platformer that will have you bopping to its impossibly catch beats and transfixed by its beauty.

September 8, 2021 |
4.5/5 stars
Alyssa Mercante (GamesRadar+)
8.5/10
Jill Grodt (Game Informer)

It won’t challenge your platforming skills, and the action boils down to galactic Simon Says, but The Artful Escape is a gorgeous experience that makes you feel utterly cool.

September 8, 2021 |

Tristan Ogilvie (IGN)

8/10 - (Read Review)

There hasn’t been a guitar-based adventure as excellent as The Artful Escape since Bill met Ted.

Alyssa Mercante (GamesRadar+)

4.5/5 stars - (Read Review)

The Artful Escape is a short but oh-so-sweet platformer that will have you bopping to its impossibly catch beats and transfixed by its beauty.

Jill Grodt (Game Informer)

8.5/10 - (Read Review)

It won’t challenge your platforming skills, and the action boils down to galactic Simon Says, but The Artful Escape is a gorgeous experience that makes you feel utterly cool.

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Game Description / Storyline:

On the eve of his first performance, Francis Vendetti battles with the legacy of a dead folk legend and the cosmic wanderings of his own imagination. In this 2D adventure platformer, Francis, a teenage guitar prodigy, sets out on a psychedelic, multidimensional journey to inspire his stage persona.

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