User Score
7.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 71 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 43 out of 71
  2. Negative: 8 out of 71

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  1. Apr 6, 2016
    7
    Another amazing and breathtaking experience from the same developer who made gamers take part in a journey through themselves with Silence of the Sleep. Distraint makes you realize what it is to be a human, to have a soul, conscience and be responsible for your own actions and choices in life. Restro-styled pixelated graphics, little bit of a good soundtrack with decent light effectsAnother amazing and breathtaking experience from the same developer who made gamers take part in a journey through themselves with Silence of the Sleep. Distraint makes you realize what it is to be a human, to have a soul, conscience and be responsible for your own actions and choices in life. Restro-styled pixelated graphics, little bit of a good soundtrack with decent light effects deserve 7 of 10. Very well done, Jesse. Keep going, I am sure you have tons of ideas to make them all real with these games of yours. Expand
  2. Feb 17, 2018
    7
    Хорошая игра с интересным сюжетом, но крайне скучна в геймплее.
  3. Aug 6, 2018
    7
    Distraint is a good little adventure with surreal visuals and great atmosphere.
  4. May 14, 2020
    5
    It is a nice effort, but it fails on all accounts, as a horror game, story, characters. Everything is caricatural.
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. May 2, 2016
    60
    A modest but oddly compelling adventure steeped in perpetual darkness, the surreal side-scrolling Distraint is a low-cost exploration of the high price of selling one’s soul.
  2. Mar 13, 2016
    80
    While the story isn’t especially long, it’s absorbing and gives you a lot to think about.
  3. Feb 16, 2016
    70
    Considering the atmosphere and the story Distrain is a job well done – instead of ostentatious horror it scares mainly with its realism and spooky normality, wrapped in occasional psychedelia. From time to time I lacked the option to control the game with a mouse and some game mechanics could be more user-friendly. These minor flaws, however, do not change the fact, Distrain is very pleasant experience.