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Description

Steam Store Description (from Ad Blurbs)

WHY PLAY ONLY ONE GENRE OF GAME when you could be playing two slightly different ones at the exact same time?

BEN is a die-hard, old-school LucasArts Adventure fan.

He has one foot stuck in the 90s, his feet never leave the floor, and he’s happiest collecting any old junk he can lay his hands on, in the hopes of combining it all together to solve a satisfying puzzle.


His cohort and sidekick DAN

...has aspirations to be the next big hit indie platform character. He's got everything he needs: he's hip, he's sensitive, and his nose is a different colour to the rest of his face.


LAIR OF THE CLOCKWORK GOD sees you switching between both characters and using their unique abilities together in a race-against-time effort to stop all the Apocalypses happening simultaneously, by teaching an old computer about feelings.

Solve classic point-and-click style puzzles as Ben to create unique upgrade items for Dan, so he can jump higher, run faster and blast away at everything with a shiny new gun. Then, run and jump as Dan to unlock new areas and exciting new puzzles for Ben!




If you haven't played the old Dan and Ben games (you should), or you have but can't remember what happened, there's NO NEED TO WORRY! Lair of the Clockwork God is a STANDALONE Dan and Ben Adventure, which means you need to know absolutely nothing about Ben There, Dan That! or Time Gentlemen, Please! whatsoever. None of the original plot is referenced, the characters are re-introduced expertly, etc etc. It's all good.

Screenshots

Lair of the Clockwork God Windows The two characters in Peru, at the start of the game
Lair of the Clockwork God Windows Starting screen
Lair of the Clockwork God Windows Control options while directing Ben and his adventure actions.
Lair of the Clockwork God Windows Dan receives an upgrade.

Promo Images

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Lair of the Clockwork God Screenshot
Lair of the Clockwork God Screenshot
Lair of the Clockwork God Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Thumbsticks Windows Feb 21, 2020 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
TrueAchievements Xbox One Sep 03, 2020 4.5 out of 5 90
PC Gamer Windows Feb 21, 2020 83 out of 100 83
Slant Windows Feb 21, 2020 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TheSixthAxis Windows Feb 21, 2020 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Nintendo Switch Sep 06, 2020 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Xbox One Nov 28, 2020 Unscored Unscored

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