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  • Summary: ??? Special introductory price of 4,99 USD for the first days ???The first thriller by the indie studio that created the million-selling RUNAWAY saga!A psycho is killing beggars alive in New York. A Y-shaped scar forms in the hands of seemingly unrelated people. The press and the media just don't care, so Henry White, a young NGO volunteer, will be the first to investigate the crimes with his friend Cooper. They are two of the three playable characters in Yesterday, the third being none other than the enigmatic John Yesterday, who is dragged into this twisted plot after his memory is completely wiped.How far will you go to find out who John Yesterday is?FEATURES- An adult, noir thriller full of unexpected twists and turns.- A magnificient visual style that mixes videogames, movies and comics.- An innovative interface based on innumerable blow-ups. A perfect game for your tablet!- Useful and well-designed help for players, via a hotspot marker and text hints.- A rich musical score that not only fits but also enhances the story.- A storyline full of discrete references and tributes to movies, series, games, music and novels.- Included languages: English, French, German, Spanish, ItalianPRESS QUOTES "An experience you'll be unlikely to forget." - Joystiq "With all the polish of a major, mainstream release, Yesterday is not a game to be missed." - Gamezebo IMPORTANT NOTE Compatible only with iPhone 4, iPod 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, new iPad. -------------------------------CURIOUS? More info on: -------------------------------pendulo-studios.comfacebook.com/pendulostudiostwitter.com/pendulostudiosbulkypix.comfacebook.com/Bulkypixtwitter.com/Bulkypixyoutube.com/Bulkypix Collapse
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. Jun 25, 2012
    100
    A quality adventure game with a sinister and twisting story complete with layers of puzzles and a smattering of dark humor and obscure references.
  2. Jul 8, 2012
    90
    My only complaint is that it is a bit short, but that is easily overlooked when you consider its low price point ($4.99) and its innovative graphic style.
  3. Jul 24, 2012
    90
    My only regret was that it didn't go on longer (but sequel maybe, please?)
  4. Jun 24, 2012
    80
    An engrossing and rewarding experience. I was surprised by its plot, intrigued by its themes and writing, and stimulated by its many puzzles.
  5. Aug 27, 2012
    78
    What a pity that Yesterday has such a rough plot and shallow characters, because it's instead one of the most intriguing and mysterious adventures on the App Store.
  6. Mar 11, 2013
    75
    Pendulo is on the right track. The conspiracy thriller with its’ complex story keeps you on your edge, while the puzzles are mostly conservative, but are nicely tailored to the narrative.
  7. Jun 22, 2012
    40
    Yesterday is as dark as a summer's day and as funny as a kick in the teeth. The puzzles are poorly designed and the story barely even makes sense. Leave this one in the past.

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