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4.33 stars 4.33/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews spread across 2 releases and 0 DLC
Point-and-click adventure games have been enjoying some reasonable popularity on the Xbox Live Arcade service as of late with classic titles such as Sam & Max and The Secret of Monkey Island. I’ve always enjoyed this genre but have never really appreciated them fully until recently, which was why I was quite excited when 2K Play released Axel & Pixel onto XBLA.Axel & Pixel is a family friendly adventure title set in a dreamy fantasy world. Axel, the artist, and his adorably overweigh...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Story:Knowing that Axel & Pixel is an XBLA title I wasn’t expecting a huge epic story, but what I did get was rather nice. Also being a game with no dialogue what so ever (Axel speaks gibberish), the story is up for interpretation, but it’s not hard hard to figure out. Axel who is a painter and his dog Pixel are relaxing together on a calm mid-winter’s day, when all of a sudden a rat comes out and plays strange music on a gramophone. Axel and Pixel fall asleep into a surreal dream world and ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
Braid released last summer and was praised for a few reasons, one being its art style and graphics. If Braid’s graphical style was a main factor as to why you liked it, I’d definitely consider Axel & Pixel. Even though the game contains absolutely no dialog, it still manages to be both funny and entertaining proving that creativity can still be viable in today’s gaming world. Now, let’s not beat around the bush – Axel & Pixel is a point and click adventure game. You are using a pointer t...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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