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Steam Store Description (from Ad Blurbs)

Eccentric British humour blended with a cinematic narrative that has never been seen before in a platform adventure game!

Horace is a story-driven, platform game peppered with nostalgic, popular culture references which will bring a smile to any gamer who enjoys the 8 and 16 bit era.

Learn how to master your strongest robot abilities and reunite Horace with his long-lost family. Adventure across the world - and time and space - to save mankind from total destruction. Run and jump your way through a comical but touching story told by the charming robot protagonist and use your wits to overcome classic 2D platforming challenges, all whilst cleaning up the mess left behind from the Robot War! Experience tons of variety along the way with parodies of classic mini games ranging from rhythm action to FPS.

Adventure through the charming single player narrative.
Laugh, cry and cheer! Watch this touching story unfold.

Explore stunning 2D pixel worlds.
Inspired by the ‘golden age’ of UK software development with hidden surprises to be found.

Meet dozens of weird and wonderful characters.
Bond with every character you meet and find Horace’s family.

Challenging platforming based puzzles.
Gain new abilities on your adventure and defy the laws of physics to overcome all obstacles.

Defeat those that stand in your way in tough boss battles.
Hone your skills and take on 12 thrilling and difficult boss battles!

Revisit arcade classics from the 90s!
Play over 10 mini games, each a witty parody of a classic arcade game and become the ultimate video games champion!


Horace Windows Horace is "unboxed" in front of the old man he will soon get to know well.
Horace Windows The game is filled with mini-games such as this <i>Pong</i> variant.
Horace Windows Entering funny commands into a terminal.
Horace Windows A boss fight where you need to complete several mini-games with a ZX Spectrum theme.

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Horace Screenshot
Horace Screenshot
Horace Concept Art
Horace Screenshot


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Critic Reviews

Way Too Many Games Nintendo Switch Oct 21, 2020 9.5 out of 10 95
Way Too Many Games Windows Jul 30, 2019 9.5 out of 10 95
TheSixthAxis Windows Aug 19, 2019 9 out of 10 90 Nintendo Switch Feb 15, 2021 90 out of 100 90 Windows Jul 29, 2019 8.5 out of 10 85
The Digital Fix Windows Aug 13, 2019 8 out of 10 80 Windows Jul 26, 2019 8 out of 10 80
Entertainment Focus Windows Jul 19, 2019 3.5 out of 5 70
PC Gamer Windows Sep 20, 2019 Unscored Unscored
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Aug 30, 2019 Unscored Unscored


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