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Description

Jazzpunk is set in a cold war setting. The player takes the role of a secret agent who has to do, well, secret agent stuff like stealing data from the Russians or stealing a person's kidney. The graphics are deliberately crude and all persons are presented like figures from a board game.

From a gameplay perspective, this is an adventure game: the player solves puzzles by using items with other items (or simply by finding the correct item to activate). There are also various mandatory and optional mini games like playing mini golf, participating in a boat race, Galaga or a first-person shooter sequence with a wedding theme. However, the main draw of the game is its non-sequential humour. When exploring the levels, there are many references to discover and many optional items to activate which usually has a humorous consequence.

Screenshots

Jazzpunk Windows No worries, it's just the game!
Jazzpunk Windows Here you can spread some pheromones.
Jazzpunk Windows Conversation with one of the locals
Jazzpunk Windows The cereal box contains a gadget.

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "Jazzpunk: Director's Cut" -- PlayStation 4 title

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Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Feb 10, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Polygon Windows Feb 06, 2014 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Windows Feb 12, 2014 7 out of 10 70
GamingTrend Windows Feb 06, 2014 70 out of 100 70
games xtreme Windows Feb 11, 2014 7 out of 10 70
PCGamesN Windows Feb 18, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Destructoid Windows Feb 06, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Windows Feb 07, 2014 6.5 out of 10 65
HonestGamers Windows Feb 19, 2014 6 out of 10 60
Riot Pixels Windows Mar 13, 2014 25 out of 100 25

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Awards

  • Seumas McNally Grand Prize Nomination (2014 Independent Games Festival)
  • Nuovo Award - Honorable Mention (2014 Independent Games Festival)
  • Best of PAX 2013 - Adam Sessler's Pick
  • PC Gamer - Editor's Choice (2014)

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