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7.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 221 ratings
  1. 10 (29)
  2. 9 (58)
  3. 8 (68)
  4. 7 (29)
  5. 6 (17)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (9)

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  • Review Score:10

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

    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 question your existence... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

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

    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. It all boils down t... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    Dull dull dull

    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 else though, that's... Read Full Review

    3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Fun but gets a little tedious

    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 don't".The first time... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

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

    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 those expectations, espe... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    My god, is it worth playing.

    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 each tiny choice sends... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Stanley Parable the game you must not talk about

    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 every thing you know an... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    A Game that Means Nothing, and Everything.

    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 attempt to review a ga... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The best story!

    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 it's short :( this is... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The Stanley Parable - most original game in a long time

    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 Stanley. The game rev... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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