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  • Summary: Pikuniku is a puzzle-exploration game that takes place in a strange but playful world where not everything is as happy as it seems. Help peculiar characters overcome struggles, uncover a deep state conspiracy, and start a fun little revolution in this delightful dystopian adventure.

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  1. Positive: 8 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Jan 21, 2019
    80
    It's impossible not to love Pikuniku, but now I want some more.
  2. Jan 22, 2019
    80
    It would have been nice if Pikuniku was longer and had a bit more to its story, if only because it means spending more time with its interesting and charming world. Still, what we have is a fun blend of physics-based gameplay, traditional platforming, exploration, eye-catching art and a fun cast that makes for one cute, highly-enjoyable experience. It’s a quick little romp through a gleefully bizarre world that you won’t regret checking out.
  3. Jan 22, 2019
    80
    Pikuniku is a fun puzzle game based in a fascinating dystopian world. It’s look and feel gives it a charming aesthetic that draws you in, and its solid controls coupled with balanced puzzles makes you stay a while.
  4. Jan 21, 2019
    79
    A wonderfully absurd tale of insurrection and kicking stuff in a cheery-looking world.
  5. Jan 29, 2019
    75
    Pikuniku is quirky, funny and more than a little bit mad, all adding up to a short-but-sweet, colourful platform adventure.
  6. Feb 9, 2019
    74
    Pikuniku is a relaxing action-puzzle game with a good sense of humor. The interesting mixture of cute visuals and a dystopian world is worth a look.
  7. Jan 21, 2019
    50
    Its absurdity, alongside occasional quips do end up pulling their weight, but it’s not enough to save Piku’s journey from being inoffensive and simply forgettable.

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  1. Feb 6, 2019
    7
    Pros: Simple, Intuitive. Physics based puzzles.
    Cons.: Multiplayer isn't engaging. Time killer.
  2. Feb 7, 2019
    7
    Pikuniku is an adventure from start to finish, even if it only takes a couple hours to get to the finish. Although the game is short, thePikuniku is an adventure from start to finish, even if it only takes a couple hours to get to the finish. Although the game is short, the content that is there is interesting and fun. The gameplay is centered around simple physics based platforming that stays fresh until the end. The story is decent enough, but a little too simplistic. Puzzles are fairly simple as well, I never spent more than a few minutes to get through each one. I'd say the best part of the game is the art style and music that carries the game through the simple controls. If you have a few hours to kill, then this is the perfect game to keep you engaged and make the time fly by. Expand