Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 29 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 29
  2. Negative: 0 out of 29
  1. Apr 5, 2020
    72
    Paper Beast is a VR puzzle adventure with several original mechanics and a great atmosphere, but also some very cumbersome controls.
  2. Apr 2, 2020
    70
    Paper Beast is a strange, experimental game, but part of its charm lies precisely in that.
  3. Mar 31, 2020
    70
    Paper Beast is a separate work in the PlayStation VR catalog. Its strange universe and its endearing beasts are its strengths, as is the beauty of certain panoramas, especially those at night, which undeniably allow the player to escape. Special mention to the sequence of the oil spill which seems to arise from a temporal fault ... The game mechanics partly recall a previous game by Eric Chahi, From Dust , but what a pity that only the travel by teleportation is proposed. Paper Beast is a good game, but with free movement it would be much better.
  4. Mar 30, 2020
    70
    Paper Beast isn't a revolutionary title, but if the idea of a short voyage into an original alien environment sounds like a blast, then this may be well worth your time.
  5. Mar 26, 2020
    70
    Paper Beast allows players to lose themselves inside pastel daydreams of soft shapes and delicate zoology. They could also lose patience with some tedious mechanics and suspicious tests of logic. Paper Beast is full of gratifying ingenuity, beautiful optimism, and elegant communication. And maybe an overabundance of zealous whimsy.
  6. Mar 25, 2020
    70
    Despite its "VR Experience" tag, Paper Beast manages to bring a new wind to the genre by allowing the player a great freedom of action, even if some of the enigmas feel baldy designed.
  7. 70
    Paper Beast is a memorable VR experience like no other, letting you play god in a world that feels godless. If only its puzzles – sometimes creative, but other times frustrating – didn’t get in its way, it would be an unconditional recommendation for lovers of bizarre escapism.
  8. Mar 23, 2020
    70
    Despite some concerns about precision and sometimes repetitive puzzles, the scenery is there. It's up to you to decide whether you want to embark with Eric Chahi or not.
  9. Mar 23, 2020
    70
    Paper Beast is an unusual but well realised world in PSVR. The interplay between you, the environments, and all the plants and animals is fun to discover, and it really does offer up some great moments throughout the story. Some of the puzzles are a little too obtuse, but overall the freedom you're given to experiment leads to a greatly unique experience. The Sandbox mode adds some longevity, and allows you to really tinker with all the game's elements. We're not sure we'd call this an absolute must-have, but it's utterly unique and captivating in a way only VR games can be.
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  1. Apr 6, 2020
    Eric Chahi's back with a game defined by passion, surprise, heart and beauty. [Eurogamer Essential]
User Score
7.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 25 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 25
  2. Negative: 6 out of 25
  1. Mar 24, 2020
    9
    Muito interessante e intrigante, alem de belos gráficos gostei muito desse jogo
  2. Mar 29, 2020
    10
    Amazing ! BEAU-TI-FUL !! Breath-taking !!!
    Paper Beast is more than a video game, it is another world experience. Unforgetable !!!!