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Average Player Score Based on 195 ratings
7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 195 ratings
  1. 10 (28)
  2. 9 (53)
  3. 8 (59)
  4. 7 (26)
  5. 6 (14)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (7)

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What Gamespot Users have to say about The Stanley Parable

  • User Rating 10

    Hilarious game that will make you question your existence...

    Rated on October 17, 2013 by T-Sub96

    I highly recommend this game to anyone that wishes for a wacky adventure! It has hilarious narration with attention to detail, a truly satisfying amount of choices to be made, and it will make you que...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This game is one of the most unique experiences you'll ever, well, experience.

    Rated on October 18, 2013 by nastynecros

    I'll be honest with you, I have no idea how to explain this game to you. I guess it's kinda like Portal. Anyway, the first thing you need to know is that there is almost no real gameplay in the game....

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Dull dull dull

    Rated on October 18, 2013 by DrDobalina

    I bought this on a whim from Steam, after being intrigued by the demo video. What a complete waste of money! There's almost nothing to the game - you can walk about (can't jump, climb, or do anything...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Fun but gets a little tedious

    Rated on October 19, 2013 by Camoth2

    After reading Gamespots review at work I raced home and downloaded Steam (never used Steam before) and purchased the game.The game is kind of a rollercoaster for me in terms of "now I like it, now I d...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Worth checking out, if you're looking for something different

    Rated on October 19, 2013 by Soul_666

    The Stanley Parable is a tough game to review, because it defies so many of the conventions that we've come to expect from any video game no matter the genre. More than that though, it plays with thos...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    My god, is it worth playing.

    Rated on October 19, 2013 by SirAardvark

    This game is 10/10.I can find nothing wrong with it, no matter how hard I look.There are so many choices...there must be hundreds... there must be at least 14 hours of content in this, just because ea...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Stanley Parable the game you must not talk about

    Rated on October 20, 2013 by castordanton

    Greetings! Castor here writing his first review... Except it won't really be a review, since Stanley Parable isn't really a game.The thing is actualy playing you, all the time! It uses against you eve...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A Game that Means Nothing, and Everything.

    Rated on October 22, 2013 by keech

    Reviewing The Stanley Parable is no easy task. This is a game by It's mere design difficult to talk about without ruining the entire experience for someone who hasn't yet played it. So this is my at...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The best story!

    Rated on October 23, 2013 by JanCroft

    This game, this game is the best expiriance of all. You enjoy in the game, it's fun and you think of it the whole day after playing. So many decisions, if you study the story it all make sense. But i...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The Stanley Parable - most original game in a long time

    Rated on October 24, 2013 by _Matt_

    The Stanley Parable is a very hard game to review, almost anything I say could become a spoiler, so I need to be very careful with wording! The game is about you following the story of a guy named S...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.