Metascore
81

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Oct 14, 2019
    90
    Balanced firmly between satisfying puzzles, survival horror gameplay, and an amusing story that satirizes the grind of corporate life, the odd but thoroughly engaging Yuppie Psycho has all the makings of a cult classic.
  2. 90
    Yuppie Psycho gives us a glimpse into the neo-corporate future depicted in science fiction films like Robocop and The Matrix, where normal people try to navigate the corporate dystopian workspaces they’ve found themselves in. It’s a highly polished look at what we once imagined as the reality of the corporatised future, and still could be. It’s entertaining and engaging with its poke at modern life and the flimsy social systems we cling to. It argues that you are not defined by your job – and, on occasion, that’s something everyone needs to hear.
  3. May 31, 2019
    85
    While the difficulty level may scare some away, Yuppie Psycho has so much great writing and clever gameplay that it would be a crime to overlook. Pasternack’s journey through SintraCorp is equal parts scary and hilarious, and the handful of annoying moments were more than made up for by a fundamentally humane story about people trying to connect and help one another within a system designed to grind them into a slurry of blandness. Sometimes literally.
  4. May 10, 2019
    85
    Yuppie Psycho tells a thrilling career adventure story with a strong sense of mystery and it keeps me engaged all the time.
  5. Apr 29, 2019
    84
    A unique pixel-art horror game from the guys that made Count Lucanor, that nails it in almost every way, being fun and engaging during the whole adventure (that is not so long or replayable).
  6. May 3, 2019
    82
    Yuppie Psycho is like a crossover between The Office and Twin Peaks. It is weird, but it is also really good at what it does. If you want something original, this can be a very pleasant surprise.
  7. Jul 17, 2019
    80
    Yuppie Psycho is a very funny and enjoyable adventure with a lot of puzzles that will give you hard times. Perfectly balanced, we can surely recommend it to fans of this type of games.
  8. Jun 17, 2019
    80
    Yuppie Psycho is a solid adventure game that plays rough with first-timers, but offers enough hidden content to make exploring worthwhile.
  9. Jun 17, 2019
    80
    Yuppie Psycho turns a workplace satire into a survival horror adventure, and does right by both parts of that strange formula. Despite some frustration from its punishing difficulty, Yuppie Psycho is a surreal but cogent parody that’s well worth clocking in for.
  10. May 14, 2019
    80
    Yuppie Psycho is a great survival horror adventure with a good retro style, an interesting story and a great variety of challenges.
  11. Apr 29, 2019
    80
    Yuppie Psycho offers up a unique, amusing, and genuinely creepy take on survival horror, with some very clever puzzles and a lovely retro aesthetic. Join Sintracorp. KILL THE WITCH.
  12. Apr 29, 2019
    80
    Yuppie Psycho is a surreal and incredibly unique experience. By drawing most of it's inspiration from television and film, the game develops a unique aesthetic and world that feels unlike anything other video games have explored.
  13. Apr 25, 2019
    80
    It’s not the greatest playing horror game, and some aspects feel extremely dated. However, Yuppie Psycho is undeniably worth playing for anyone that is looking for something weird and wants art to actually have something to say.
  14. May 13, 2019
    75
    The occasional dip in my enjoyment was a fair trade for the unsettling atmosphere, the fascinating narrative, and the clever premise. If you’re in the market for an unconventional horror game, I can easily recommend Yuppie Psycho.
  15. Jun 28, 2019
    72
    Yuppie Psycho is an adventure game that depicts an exploitive employer through both comedy and horror. It’s too bad that the actual survival gameplay lacks tension. During the latter part of the game, the concept of the employer loses its importance, and while that might make sense for the story, I found the game’s original concept far more appealing.
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  1. Apr 29, 2019
    It’s a wildly fun, dark, campy examination of the modern workplace as a well of suffering and pain, and as such, it’s just what I need here in April of 2019.
User Score
8.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 27
  2. Negative: 3 out of 27
  1. Apr 30, 2019
    10
    10/10
    one of the most surreal experiences I ever had in a video game.
    Fantastic.
    Congratulations to the Developer Team
  2. Apr 30, 2019
    10
    Fantastic Game Highly recommend.
    Is a great indie horror game, make sure you clear your schedule as you wont want to stop once you have
    Fantastic Game Highly recommend.
    Is a great indie horror game, make sure you clear your schedule as you wont want to stop once you have started.
    Best part is when you have finished you can start all over with multiple endings so it's not just a once play through game.

    10/10
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  3. Apr 30, 2019
    9
    Yuppie Psycho is the newest game of the publisher Another Indie (I highly recommend you to follow AI on steam and join their Discord Server).Yuppie Psycho is the newest game of the publisher Another Indie (I highly recommend you to follow AI on steam and join their Discord Server). Its a lovely puzzle-based horror adventure and an absolute necessity for indie fans like me.

    graphics (+cinematics) - 8.5/10

    Yuppie Psycho features an enormous amount of detail. You can tell that the developers put their heart and soul (heehee) into this, making it - even though I've played quite a few indie horror games in the past - unique. The cut-scenes are interesting, they look incredibly well done, making the experience even more extraordinary. The character design suits the story perfectly.
    Even though the graphics might seem friendly and cute, this game is not. The "monsters" are incredibly well done and scary as heck, as well as light flickering (and in general not a lot of light in some places) and a creepy atmosphere in general.
    The game itself runs smoothly.

    the minimum requirements are:
    a 64-bit processor and operating system
    OS: Windows XP
    Processor: Core 2 Duo
    Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Graphics: Intel HD 3000
    Storage: 2 GB available space

    story - 9/10

    You, Brian Pasternack, start off by receiving a letter from a corporation called Sintracorp. They want you to work for them, but your job isn't what it seems like. I'm not going to spoiler everything, since I want you to experience it yourself, but let me tell you - you are going to be drawn to the story, making you want to play several hours in one go.
    The game doesn't really explain anything, you have to discover how to save, how to use things (you have to use items yourself. Like click on them and press use, otherwise you won't progress even though you might have the correct item for said task) and even how to make a sandwich. This might seem outdated to some, but for me, its just another mechanic that makes the game even scarier.
    Every character is unique, most of them are intriguing and leave you wanting to know more about the company and each characters' background and secrets.
    After you log into the Sintranet, your true purpose is revealed - hunting the witch thats been haunting the place. To do so, you have to aquire specific items and information. This is where things start to intensify - but I'm not going to spoiler :P
    All in all, its a really interesting approach to a horror indie game which kind of reminds me of "The witch's house" - if you like twh, you will LOVE Yuppie Psycho.

    music - 10/10
    Finding the perfect balance between tracks that could actually send chills up your spine and some that are much more relaxing, almost like elevator music, isn't an easy thing to do.
    The composer, Garoad, already demonstrated his talent in the game "VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action". He definitely hit the bull's eye regarding the music in this game.
    Even though some of the songs (like Sintranet's song meet and greet) are very reminiscent of VA11 Hall-A's songs, most of them are unique and fit perfectly into their scenes.

    content - 9/10
    Yuppie Psycho might seem like "just another indie horror game" at first, but its so much more than that. It features several endings and a lot(!!) of character background, secrets and hidden items. The outcome of the game depends on the amount of time you're willing to spend on it.

    controls - 10/10
    precise controls. WASD to move, shift to run, e to interact, i for inventory, etc. The game does a good job explaining the controls. They make it a smooth, not frustrating experience.
    Did not try to play with a controller.

    tl;dr - The game is amazing and a necessity if you're a fan of indie horror games (or well made indie games in genernal)

    Kill the Witch. Join Sintracorp.
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