PS Vita Game of the Year 2013 Winner
If you ever hear someone claim that video games have become too violent and cynical, all you need to do is point them in the direction of Tearaway. Media Molecule's latest effort is a delightful adventure brimming with warmth and imagination, making clever use of the Vita's touch inputs as it guides you on an adventure through a vibrant papercraft world.
Tearaway isn't afraid to break the fourth wall, and that willingness to go a little bit crazy is a big part of the game's charm. You exist in this world as a mysterious face in the sky thanks to the Vita's front-facing camera, seeing your own fingers pop through the floor when you tap on the rear touch pad. Combined with the ability to design new cut-outs to populate the world with characters and scenery rooted in your own imagination and what you get is a game that's overflowing with its own personality and the tools to let you share in on the fun. But no matter whether you're drawing crude stick figures our recreating the Mona Lisa, Tearaway is an absolute delight.
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