- Publisher: adamgryu
- Release Date: Jul 30, 2019
- Also On: PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One
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Jan 21, 2020Twee as it is, it’s an achievement that shows how a familiar video game form can be made into something more quiet and unhurried than one might be used to; personally, I’m all for that.
Sep 18, 2019A Short Hike is a small jewel that has already conquered the hearts of dozens of players who, like Claire and Adam Robinson-Yu himself, felt the need to detach themselves from the daily routine of their their life, with a little break without commitments or deadlines.
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Aug 12, 2019A quest to find phone signal leads to a glorious game of exploration and reconnection. [Eurogamer Essential]
Aug 19, 2019A Short Hike feels like what you would get if you turned Animal Crossing into an adventure game like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Yes, it’s an experience full of cute cartoon animal people, but more importantly A Short Hike has a similar sensibility to those two Nintendo games.
Awards & Rankings
Generally favorable reviews- based on 175 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 141 out of 175
Mixed: 29 out of 175
Negative: 5 out of 175
Aug 3, 2019I had a great evening playing "a short hike". Just a few hours where I enjoyed the dialogs, the music, the pixel graphics... It was a calm,I had a great evening playing "a short hike". Just a few hours where I enjoyed the dialogs, the music, the pixel graphics... It was a calm, fun and relaxing experience, like a short hike :)… Full Review »
Apr 4, 2020Nice little game, good for a couple of hours of fun, although I wouldn't necessarily replay the game. Even better as it was a freebie.
Aug 26, 2019Was a fun little game, can be completed in about 2 hours but your more likely to explore the island so expect about 4-5 hours, good music, aWas a fun little game, can be completed in about 2 hours but your more likely to explore the island so expect about 4-5 hours, good music, a relaxing atmosphere and funny cute dialogue made this game pretty fun for what it is… Full Review »