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What is it about?
Pretentious Game is a puzzle platformer where the objective is to reunite the blue square with the pink one. While that all sounds fine and dandy, the game gets much more difficult once dangerous obstacles like spikes and cliffs are thrown into the mix. Can you help the blue square reunite with his long lost love? There's a lot more behind this game than meets the eye.
For those who...
- Like minimalism
- Enjoy puzzle platformers
- Like games that have hidden meanings behind them
Not for those who...
- Don't like puzzle platformers
- Get frustrated easily
- Want something that is full of action
Why we love it
The minimal graphics are nice and clean, the music is charming, and the controls are simple enough for anyone to understand and pick up. But the real meat of the game is in the challenging puzzles that await players, and there's a hidden meaning behind everything in this game.
Pretentious Game is FREE but there are more add-ons
App Store Description
Is Pretentious Game an overwhelming experience with a touching message or just a too pretentious game? You be the judge. - Director's Choice Award and Best in Storytelling nominee in Casual Connect San Francisco 2013
Have you ever realized how words are important? And how they can drive our emotions?
Enjoy the uncluttered and peculiar aesthetics of Pretentious Game and plunge wholeheartedly into a poetic and deep story.
Follow the adventures of a blue square passionately in love with his pink sweetheart, and help him bring his feelings to light.
Read between the lines of Pretentious Game to progress through the story, and let your feelings overcome you…
“I like the way it breaks your expectations” - Mike Bithell, creator of Thomas Was Alone
“Pretentious Game is one of those rare games on the App Store [...] full of originality.” pocketgamer.co.uk
“I instantly fell in love with its challenging charm.”
“I can say that it’s refreshing to see something like this come along.” - arcadesushi.com
“A wonderful interactive poem that is touching but aware of itself.” - Vsauce
“Very well designed puzzles” - indiegames
“Pretentious Game is deceptively simple, but ends up reaching farther and deeper than it might seem at the start. It's easy to like it and the visual style and the puzzle aspect make for an enjoyable experience.”- jayisgames
“A lovely platformer” – rockpapershotgun
Director’s Choice Award at Casual Connect San Francisco 2013
Best Story nominee at Casual Connect San Francisco 2013
Independent Games Festival Entrant 2014
- A tale about love, sadness and pursuit of happiness
- Marvelous music by Erik Satie
- Innovative gameplay at each level
- Multi-awarded game