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  • Summary: Contrast is a 2D/3D puzzle platformer in which you can shift between the striking 3D fantasy world and the mysterious 2D shadowscape.

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  1. Nov 25, 2013
    70
    It is short. It has some issues with the control and bugs like glitches in the collision system. And the story lives some inconclusive arcs. But yet there's something in Contrast that makes it an experience worthwhile thanks to a exquisite artistic direction Noir-Burlesque, a superb soundtrack full of good old fashioned jazz, and some of the best 2D platform moments we have seen in a long long time, with jumps, feelings and narrative mixing all in one. It's short, it has some issues and its a little expensive, but give it a chance, and Contrast will get you.
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  1. Nov 13, 2015
    9
    I rarely write reviews but seeing the rather mediocre reviews this game has received for the PS4 Metacritic, I felt compelled to provide someI rarely write reviews but seeing the rather mediocre reviews this game has received for the PS4 Metacritic, I felt compelled to provide some counter-weight to this.

    Sure, there are some glitches and maybe the graphics are not the best you can find (if these are deal breakers for you then stay away from Fallout 4 as well...) - but the basic idea is superb and the atmosphere incredible (indeed clear to see the French artistry- just think about the other game that deserved so much more popularity: Beyond Good and Evil for another example).

    Without giving spoilers, I can say that when the game moves from more fixed to dynamically changing shadows to use its a spark of brilliance, and the way some of these moving shadows you have to use in 2D mode are actually your parents having a fight - thus providing very interesting and emotional background info while you continue playing - is second to none. The theatre piece is very inventive as well. In the end you'll end up with open questions that will keep recurring in your mind. I could go on, but suffice to say that I think this game is very under-rated.
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