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Experience simulated prison life in a pixel art environment. Work one of several prison jobs to earn money. For extra money, take on tasks from your fellow inmates, including stealing items, laying down beatings, or causing distractions. Use your money to buy tools and crafting ingredients from your cohorts and strategize a plan to gain your freedom. After escaping from the slew of standard prisons, download custom prisons from the Steam Workshop or design your own to share with the community.


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The Escapists Screenshot
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The Escapists Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

  • "逃脱者" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "逃脫者" -- Traditional Chinese spelling

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Critic Reviews

TrueAchievements Xbox One Feb 16, 2015 4 out of 5 80
Hooked Gamers Windows Feb 11, 2015 8 out of 10 80 Windows Feb 13, 2015 77 out of 100 77 PlayStation 4 Jun 05, 2015 77 out of 100 77 Xbox One Feb 13, 2015 77 out of 100 77
Cheat Code Central Windows Feb 10, 2015 3.8 out of 5 76
IGN Windows Feb 13, 2015 7.6 out of 10 76
Gamegravy Windows Mar 04, 2015 7.5 out of 10 75
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Windows Feb 13, 2015 6 out of 10 60


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Version Differences

The PC version of this game includes a level editor, which is absent in console releases. Console releases of the game also include slightly enhanced graphics over the PC release, and a different control scheme to account for the different controller.

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