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  • Summary: Astro and his crew lead you on a magical introduction through PS5 in this fun platformer that comes pre-loaded on PS5. Explore four worlds, each based on PS5’s console components. Each area showcases innovative gameplay that taps into the new features of the PS5’s DualSense wireless controller.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 62 out of 69
  2. Negative: 0 out of 69
  1. Jan 21, 2021
    100
    With all around fantastic gameplay, graphics, design, and just overall fun, I’d argue that under different circumstances, this could have even been considered a game of the year contender. I never realized just how much the Sony PlayStation had influenced my life until I played this game.
  2. Nov 6, 2020
    90
    Astro’s Playroom is an exciting 3D platformer full of surprise and wonder. While its task of introducing the PS5 controller’s new features can sometimes be a double-edged sword, full-fledged implementation of the DualSense’s haptic feedback creates a next-gen experience only possible on the PS5. The game design of adding new ideas for each level, iterating on them, and then switching them for something completely different is reminiscent of Nintendo’s design philosophy, and Astro does it just as well as Mario. At the same time, Astro’s adventure through the history of PlayStation is a journey only Sony can deliver.
  3. Despite beating the game, I find myself returning to Astro’s Playroom for its pure joy.
  4. Nov 15, 2020
    83
    As well as being an excellent demonstration of the future ahead for owners of the PS5, Astro’s Playroom serves as an excellent, albeit brief platformer. You’ll find that just as the game really begins to come into its own, it ends, and that’s an almighty shame, but will likely you leaving salivating at the prospect of what is to come for Astro Bot and friends.
  5. Nov 12, 2020
    80
    More than just a tech demo for the DualSense controller, Astro’s Playroom is a stunning showcase for the PS5 and the very first game that you have to try out on the next-gen system. Fine-tuned for maximum haptic feedback fun, Astro’s return is a marvel that celebrates the past and the future of the PlayStation.
  6. Nov 6, 2020
    80
    Cute as everything and very well paced, Astro’s Playroom is a nice little treat for PlayStation 5 buyers.
  7. Nov 6, 2020
    70
    Astro Bot has replaced Knack as the cute Sony mascot and I’m okay with it.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 5 out of 467
  1. Nov 14, 2020
    10
    It’s a masterpiece on PS5, lots of lots of nostalgia from all PlayStation consoles.
  2. Nov 13, 2020
    10
    As a tech demo to demonstrate the dual sense controller. The greatest tech demo ever created so easily a 10 nothing tops it
  3. Dec 13, 2020
    10
    Excelente demo interactivo, donde te enseña todas las cualidades del dualsense, es increíble, divertido y muy muy divertido.
  4. May 2, 2022
    10
    Perfect game to demonstrate the new dual sense controller, fun for anyone and perfect trophy list. I found myself in my 30s enjoying this gamePerfect game to demonstrate the new dual sense controller, fun for anyone and perfect trophy list. I found myself in my 30s enjoying this game in its entirety. Expand
  5. Dec 4, 2020
    10
    Best gane ever!, the gane play, the references, the sound, the way it shows the control, the desing and graphics, great game
  6. Apr 24, 2021
    9
    Astro's Playroom is a must-play for all PS5 owners. Such a cleverly crafted game, that manages to tick so many boxes.
  7. Aug 11, 2021
    0
    It's boring and for children, mechanics are not good, graphics are boring, controller feels horrible

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