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The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Unique time-travel puzzler that is incredibly challenging.

Game Xbox 360 2010
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It's safe to say you've never played anything like The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom. The game looks utterly fabulous and does a great job of playing up that aura of the Hollywood silent era. And the gameplay concept -- you essentially perform an action on screen, then jump back in time and perform a new action in concert with a clone of yourself performing that first action, and so on -- feels so fresh and innovative. The only real flaw in the game, if you are to call it that, is the difficulty level. To call it challenging is an understatement. But those willing to put in the effort will feel rightly proud of themselves for finishing.

Online interaction: Scores and finishing times can be posted to leaderboards on Xbox Live.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Release date: February 12, 2010
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: E for Comic Mischief
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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