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Average Player Score Based on 77 ratings
7.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 77 ratings
  1. 10 (3)
  2. 9 (13)
  3. 8 (44)
  4. 7 (12)
  5. 6 (2)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (1)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    This is a fascinating experiment with great ideas. Unfortunately story and game get lost in a superficial void.

    Rated on November 16, 2012 by PSFreak1

    The Unfinished Swan has come a long way since it was first revealed in 2008 as "that weird game where you chuck paint at white walls." It still is that weird game where you chuck paint at white walls,...

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

    An indie, art house tech demo, wrapped in a touching and lovely children s story.

    Rated on January 08, 2013 by contentxcontext

    The Unfinished Swan is a touching and charming story that, defying most video game conventions, manages to be told in a simply fashion, but also extremely well. As a game, this almost entirely narrati...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Just like the greatest paintings

    Rated on January 20, 2013 by ryuzaki57

    The Unfinished Swan (TUS), what is it? The game starts off with a blank screen. I thought the game had frozen and tried all the buttons. I fired an ink ball. Black on white, but what more? It's after ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    It is refreshing to see something different amidst the barrels of FPS titles out there these days.

    Rated on January 25, 2013 by TheBatFreak777

    It is an interesting irony that we live in where we want games that mix things up a bit but then when one rolls along people will often complain about how it's not like their favorite title for X, Y, ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Beautiful looking game, unfortunately doesn't have much value and is more of a novelty

    Rated on February 18, 2013 by Droidekadroids

    One of my friends has been looking forward to buying Unfinished Swan for us to play so I gladly accepted his offer and so we started playing Unfinished Swan. The first thing I noticed about the game i...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Too plain to play

    Rated on February 23, 2013 by Blindmeis

    Adults beware: "The Unfinished Swan" seems suited best for children unacquainted with quality bedtime stories and inexperienced with video games. Its mechanics, though promising at first, turn out as ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Perhaps a bit too simple for its own good, The Unfinished Swan is nonetheless a delight from start to finish.

    Rated on April 03, 2013 by Anonymoe

    Pros: Constantly surprising; Simple, yet beautiful visuals; Completely charming Cons: Kid's voice is pretty annoying; Little reason to go back once finished with the main quest To be honest, I ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.