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Nintendo.com.au Description:
    This masterpiece from Paul Helman and Sean Scapelhorn is a classic platformer that tells an emotional and surprisingly rich tale of self-discovery peppered with nostalgic popular culture references that will bring a smile to any gamer who enjoys the 8 and 16 bit era!

    Made by just two people, Horace offers over 15 hours of exciting platforming and pushes the boundaries of the genre with profound storytelling and quirky and nostalgic pop culture references! A game made by videogame lovers for videogame lovers!

    • “Horace really could be one of the most charming games of the year.” Eurogamer • “A real contender for Indie Game of the Year.” The Sixth Axis • “A frankly gorgeous-looking pixel art platform adventure game” Kotaku UK • 9/10 ""Might very well be the best platformer of 2019"" Cub3d • “Horace’s heartwarming narrative pushes you through the hardcore gameplay, and the high quality aesthetic and music burns themselves into your brain” Escapist Magazine • 9/10 “Definitely one of the best Indie titles I have played this year” Demon Gaming • 9.5/10 “This is one of the best games of 2019 and one of the best independent games I have ever played” Way too many games • 8.5/10 ""Manages to offer his own personal reading of the platform genre, surprisingly walking the streets of narration"" Multiplayer.it

    Adventure through hours and hours of varied gameplay, dubbed by many as Indie GOTY 2019! Overcome 2D platforming challenges with a unique twist, unlock new metroidvania inspired robot abilities, enjoy plenty of retro-inspired mini games and reunite Horace with his family.

    Contributed by Rik Hideto (421414) on Oct 02, 2020.

Steam Store Description:
    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!

    Contributed by Sciere (748309) on Jul 18, 2019.

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